START: Cat Creek Recreation Area
DISTANCE: 14.1 km
DIFFICULTY RATING: 5 – 6
FASTEST RECORDED TIME IN 2016: 0:54:59
PACE: 3:54 per km/6:17 per mile
DESCRIPTION: This leg is hilly with two segments of major elevation gain. The runner will gain more than 110m in the first 3.7 km. The next five km are moderately hilly with a slight overall loss in elevation. The runner will then gain another 200m in the next 3.7 km. This part of the course follows the eastern edge of the Highwood River valley. The surface is asphalt.