Yearly Archive: 2016

9 Sleeps until Registration Opens

“While some people count the sleeps to Christmas, others of us count the sleeps until Knee Knacker Registration opens on December 31st. After that, we count down the sleeps to lottery night on February...

Prerace Glow at the 2016 Start line

“With smiles like these you’d never know the Pacific Ocean was falling from the sky that morning. #preraceglow”   …Tom Craik, 2016 Race committee member   “Registration for the 2017 Knee Knacker Lottery will open...

Witches and Warlords bewitched Black Magic Mountain

At the peak of squall, Witches and Warlords climbed to Black Magic Mountain aid station to cast their magical spells to ward off the torrential rain.   To aid runners,  they whisked a cauldron of elixirs to send runners down Black Mountain...

July 9, 2011- Brian's 13th, and final, Knee Knacker finish

Brian VanOene (1955-2016)

I am writing today about the loss of a member of our Knee Knacker extended “family”. It’s been a few weeks since Brian VanOene unexpectedly passed away at the age of 61. There are...