START: Highwood Meadows parking lot
DISTANCE: 9.3 km
DIFFICULTY RATING: 2-3
FASTEST RECORDED TIME IN 2016: 31:26
PACE: 3:38 per km/5:23 per mile
DESCRIPTION: This leg is short, fast, and straight downhill with a total elevation loss of 340m. The scenery is breathtaking. The surface is older asphalt but is quite smooth.