For Immediate Release
The 25th running of the Knee Knackering North Shore Trail Run (“the Knee Knacker”) took place on Saturday, July 13, 2013, with ideal conditions on the trail and in the air. This was in stark contrast to the warm, muggy conditions of 2012. The trail itself was free of snow and the recent warm, dry weather had firmed up most of the muddy patches left behind. The race was on! The only thing standing in the way of the runners was 30 knarly miles along the trails of Vancouver’s North Shore mountains, with over 16,000 feet of elevation change. Continue reading
West Vancouver, British Columbia – The Knee Knackering North Shore Trail Run (the ‘Knee Knacker’), is at hand once again, and this year the race celebrates its 25th running. The event takes place on Saturday, July 13, 2013, starting near Horseshoe Bay and ending at Panorama Park in Deep Cove. This year’s field is one of the deepest ever, with some of the world’s top ultra-marathoners competing on the 30-mile course.
The contenders for the men’s title promise some spectacular times. With near perfect course conditions, it’s likely that previous winner Adam Campbell (2010) and Gary Robbins, who recently broke the HURT 100, Diez Vista 50, and Chuckanut course records will set the pace early. Continue reading
West Vancouver, British Columbia – The annual Knee Knackering North Shore Trail Run (the “Knee Knacker”) will be running for the 25th time, and it is expected that over 350 eager entrants will be waiting for the results of the lottery drawing starting at 8:00pm on March 5 to see who will be toeing the start line this year. This milestone Knee Knacker event takes place on Saturday, July 13, 2013 starting at Horseshoe Bay and ending at Panorama Park in Deep Cove. Continue reading
This year’s race was reported on Global BC TV news. Go here to view the newscast. The race is shown at the 00:20 mark (preview) and the main piece at 32:08.