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 Knee Knacker race route and other local trails. All skill levels are welcome.

The details

  • When: 5:15 pm, every Wednesday, April 5 – June 28, 2017
  • Where: Cleveland Dam parking lot
  • Start: 5:30 pm
  • Duration: 1.5 – 2.5 hrs
  • Contact: Ran Katzman

The schedule

Date

Route name

Distance (km)

Elevation gain (meters)

Time (hr:mn)

Info

Apr 05

Brothers creek lower bridge

8

500

0:45-1:15

Map & directions

Route profile

Apr 12

Mosquito creek bridge

8

500

0:45-1:15

Map & Direction

Route profile

Apr 19

Brothers creek middle bridge

10

600

1:15-1:45

Map & directions

Route profile

Apr 26

St George’s bench

11

800

1:15-1:45

Map & directions

Route profile

May 03

Top of Hollyburn chute

12

800

1:30-2:00

Map & directions

Route profile

May 10

Grouse peak via BCMC

11

1050

1:30-2:30

Map & directions

Route profile

May 17

Brothers creek upper bridge snow route

13.5

750

1:45-2:30

Map & directions

Route profile

May 24

Mountain Hwy via St George’s trail

13

1050

1:45-2:30

Map & directions

Route profile

May 31

Lower Cypress lookout

14

850

1:45-2:30

Map & directions

Route profile

Jun 07

Grouse chalet via St Georges and Mountain Hwy

12.5

1200

2:00-2:45

Map & directions

Route profile

Jun 14

Hollyburn ranger cabin

15

900

2:00-2:45

Map & directions

Route profile

Jun 21

Mountain Hwy via Dreamweaver

13.5

1050

1:45-2:30

Map & directions

Route profile

Jun 28

Brothers creek Crossover extended

11.5

700

1:30-2:00

Map & directions

Route profile

Jul 05

Rest!

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. Runs take place rain or shine.
  4. There are usually runners in a variety of pace groups on each run.
  5. Routes are subject to change based on trail conditions such as high snow pack or washouts.
  6. Check our Facebook group page on Tuesday evening before each run for last minute updates.
  7. You do not need to be a Knee Knacker registrant to come along on these runs. Anyone who wants to experience North Shore trail running is welcome!

Disclaimer

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