5 miles
1,246 ft
-1,742 ft
1,209 ft
High Point

This is a figure 8 loop of 2 BAMBA built tracks in Belmont Regional park.

To start the loop either get dropped at the end of Normandale Road/start of Old Coach Road or park at the bottom of Stratton street and ride up Stratton St, Cottle Park Dr, Normaldale road to the start of Old Coach road.

Once on Old coach road ride until you come to a gate with a open log barrier on your right. Immediately after the gate on the left is the start of Borderline.

Continue past Borderline for about 1km until you see the start of Bull-A-Varde on your right. Follow the switchbacks up Bull-A-Varde until a trail drops to the left. This is the start of Bull Run.

At the bottom of Bull Run follow the unsealed Hill Road up past the farm house. Approximately 500m past the farm house is a gate on your left hand side and large trees on your right. This is the Old Coach Road connector track. Be sure to close any gates you open

Continue along until you connect with Old Coach Road again and keep riding until to reach the start of Borderline.

Borderline will take you to the bottom of Stratton St to the car park.

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More Stats for Bull Run-Bordeline Fig 8 loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    489 ft
  • Altitude start
    985 ft
  • Altitude end
    489 ft
  • Grade max
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  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,858 ft
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Borderline Rhadness
Borderline Rhadness
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BorderLine Track - Belmont Regional Park
BorderLine Track - Belmont Regional Park
trail: Borderline
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Oct 17, 2014
Cowboy riding Bull Run (in the dry)
Cowboy riding Bull Run (in the dry)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Bull Run
Dec 29, 2017 @ 6:25pm
Dec 29, 2017
Sweet as. Nothing else to say.
Dec 29, 2017 @ 6:25pm
Dec 29, 2017
Dry and dusty but not too much. Loads of fun.
Dec 29, 2017 @ 6:25pm
Dec 29, 2017
Nice. Had a haircut relatively recently by the looks of it.
Hill Road to Old Coach Road connector
Nov 2, 2017 @ 12:01am
Nov 2, 2017
The gate is currently closed at the top due to livestock, however there is no need to use the deviation that was in place during lambing.
Old Coach Road
Apr 29, 2017 @ 11:52pm
Apr 29, 2017
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