Charitable Cause

Besides providing a forum for athletic competition, the Knee Knacker race has raised over $90,000 for various charities since its inception.
This year’s race will benefit the North Shore Search and Rescue team.
For further information, please click the team’s logo below.

North Shore Rescue


Government Agencies & Land Owners

The Baden-Powell trail passes through many different jurisdictions over its 30 miles.
We have had wonderful cooperation from the following governing bodies, who allow our event to take place each year.

BC Parks

District of West Vancouver

District of North Vancouver

Metro Vancouver

Grouse Mountain

Corporate Sponsors

Now more than ever we need to support our loyal sponsors and partners.
Without our sponsors’ annual support the Knee Knacker cannot happen. 
Please show these folks your support by shopping at their stores or online!! They are all great folks with tremendous products and knowledge and an essential part of the Knee Knacker Community!

Forerunners North Shore – Drop-in to see Ken and his team and tell them Knee Knacker sent you. Registered Runners receive a 15% discount on all products. Never too early to start training, and to train you need the best gear and advice!!


Bremner’s Food – Year after year, the good folks at Bremner’s provide free beverages and funds to support the Knee Knacker! Bremner’s fine products can be purchased through a number of local retailers including Stong’s!



Bridge Brewing – Bridge Brewing generously supports the Knee Knacker so everyone can enjoy their fine products at the Finish Line Party in Deep Cove! You must be legal drinking age to enjoy.


Hoka is sponsoring prizes for our podium finishers along with demo days at our Sunday training runs (try before you buy), and giveaways at Runners’ Night at the Party in the Park. Hoka provides enhanced cushioning and a meticulously engineered midsole to provide a unique ride – you can try the latest models at Forerunners North Shore.



Honey’s Donuts and Goodies – This locally-owned establishment provides their delicious coffee and goodies for race day! Located in beautiful Deep Cove, check them out after a training runs or anytime!


Langara School of Massage Therapy – Providing massages to runners at the finish line at Panorama Park in Deep Cove! Huge thanks to Langara for being such a loyal supporter of Knee Knacker.


Stong's Market

Stong’s Market (Northwood Village, North Vancouver) – Back again this year, Stong’s Market will be providing our aid stations with all of their supplies along the 30 miles of trail from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove. We are so grateful for their generosity! Stop by their store on Dollarton Hwy to stock up on everything you may need before or after your training runs!



Hillsound Equipment (new sponsor for 2023) are on a mission to create long-lasting products that improve performance and increase accessibility to the outdoors. Hillsound were born on the snow and ice-covered trails that lie across the mountains in British Columbia and grew up with all different sounds of being in nature. Hillsound products are available through our store sponsor Forerunners North Vancouver.  Welcome Hillsound, great to have you on-board!


Alkiss Water – What’s more important than water on route for race day? Thanks to Alkiss for their continued generous support.
Watch the “Life Starts with Alkiss” video



Stoked Oats (new sponsor for 2023) provide nutrient-dense foods to make you stoked. Made with everything you want, and nothing you don’t!


XACT ENERGY is a tasty alternative to energy gels & chews. XACT is a more natural way to replenish energy and will be available at our aid stations.