Author: karen

Attitude is Everything

At just before the 3/4 mark aid station most folks are looking a lot worse than this. In fact, Claire, Cindy and Matt are looking quite incredible on this punchy little staircase exiting Varley Trail. Or are they?...

25 Year Belt Buckle

 “The longevity streak wasn’t planned, it just happened. One of the things that I learned when I hit the 65+ age category is that you can’t take it for granted anymore.  It can be...

It’s a Fine Line to Black Mountain

“The Knee Knacker starts off with a near 4,000ft vertical ascent of Black Mountain up and into the Cypress Mountain ski resort. This is just one of the things that make this race such...

The Finish Line – a Family Celebration

At first, when you commit to an ultra like Knee Knacker you don’t realize that you’re committing to a lifestyle. A lifestyle that has you thinking about every run and every workout in a...

6 Sleeps before Registration Closes

“The start line: where the nerves, anticipation and hard work all collide and culminate. The energy is palpable, and the determination is inspiring.”   …Hilary Matheson 6 more sleeps before 2017 lottery registration closes on January...

Jumping Benji

With hops like these you’d think Benji won the Knee Knacker wouldn’t you? In a literal sense he didn’t but these photos show that Benji embodies the true spirit of Knee Knacker and is deeply...