Leg 4, 6.82 miles, rated moderate.
Leg 4 starts at the summit of Cape Lookout Rd. just East of the upper Cape Lookout State Park parking lot, 14.93 miles into the race. Leg 4 is the longest leg but relatively easy because of the long downhill coming off of the 3rd exchange. Nevertheless, because of the distance it is rated moderate. There is a negative drop of over 600 feet. Starting at the upper park, it runs through the dunes of Sand Lake and finishes at Whalen Island County Park, 3.55 miles after turning onto Sandlake Rd. See map of leg 4 on the right. Use scroll on rt. side of map to view elevation chart at the bottom. Links to other leg maps below.