Unofficial training runs

A number of run­ners will be get­ting together on Wednes­day nights for unof­fi­cial train­ing runs on por­tions of the Baden-Powell trail. These runs are a great oppor­tu­nity to expe­ri­ence parts of the KKNSTR race route and other local trails. All skill levels are welcome. Contact Clive Boness if you want to join him on these runs.

The details

  • When: 5:15 pm, every Wednes­day, April 2 — June 25, 2014
  • Where: Cleve­land Dam park­ing lot
  • Start: 5:30 pm
  • Dura­tion: 1.5 — 2.5 hrs
  • Con­tact: Clive Boness

The sched­ule

Date RouteDis­tance
April 2Brother’s Ck. and return8.01–1.25Route info
April 9Brother’s Ck. Crossover Trail Loop1.25–1.5Route info
April 16St. George’s Trail and return11.01.25–1.5Route info
April 23Holly­burn Chute and return10.0–13.01.5–17.5Route info
April 30Brother’s Ck. Full Loop12.51.75–2.0Route info
May 7Lower Cypress Look out and return13.5–14.51.75–2.0Route info
May 14TBA
May 21Grouse Peak via BCMC Trail and return1.75–2.0Route info
May 28Holly­burn Chute to West Lake plateau and return13.01.75–2.0Route info
June 4Moun­tain High­way via St. George’s Trail and return13.01.75–2.0Route info
June 11Holly­burn Ranger Cabin and return15.02.0–2.5Route info
June 18Grouse via Moun­tain Hwy. (Gon­dola or BCMC Trail down)14.52.0–2.5Route info
June 25Upper Cypress Look­out and return17.52.0–2.5Route info
July 2Lower Cypress Look­out and return13.5–14.51.5–2.0Route info
July 9Rest!

Impor­tant information

  1. All runs start at Cleve­land Dam park­ing lot at 5:30 pm sharp!
  2. Please arrive at 5:15 pm to allow time for the group to organize.
  3. Routes are sub­ject to change based on trail conditions.
  4. Runs take place rain or shine.
  5. If pos­si­ble, please email Clive Boness if you plan on coming so that we’ll know to keep an eye out for you before head­ing off for the evening’s run.
  6. You needn’t be a Knee Knack­er­ing reg­is­trant to come along on these runs. Anyone who wants to expe­ri­ence North Shore trail run­ning is welcome!


These runs are not the respon­si­bil­ity of the Northshore Ultra Trail­run­ning Soci­ety (NUTS) or the Knee Knacker orga­niz­ing committee.