START: Highwood River day area turnoff
DISTANCE: 14.74 km
DIFFICULTY RATING: 4 – 5
FASTEST RECORDED TIME IN 2016: 55:20
PACE: 6:04 per mile
DESCRIPTION: This leg becomes increasingly hilly as the race enters the mountains. The most significant hill is a severe incline just west of the Coleman Road junction at Highwood House. At this point, the runner will gain 50m of with a maximum slope of 7.4%. The surface is asphalt with two cattle guards to cross. Please watch for roaming cattle.