Stage 2 - "Inner Reserve" - 14.3km
|Sign-in||8:45am||Mulligans Flat Car Park, Forde ACT|
|Finish Cut-off||10:50am||Mulligans Flat Car Park, Forde ACT|
This stage is a loop through the unique Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve, including the inner Fauna Reserve, hence the gates as you enter and exit this protected area. After the road crossing in the second half of the stage you will ascend to the higher ground of the Oak Hill lookout area with its expansive views across Canberra, followed by a fast downhill and flat bike path to the finish.
Terrain: Fire trails, short section of bike path at the finish