Live Tracking and Results

As this year's Ring O' Fire gets underway, you can track the runners' progress via our live tracking and results services below. Please feel free to share with anyone who is interested in following the runners progress.

Live Runner Tracking


Each runner carries a tracking device. We aim to have updates for each tracker every 5 and 30 seconds. Mobile users - we suggest you 'Manual' mode to preserve battery life. Click 'Manual' button to update the map. Desktop users - use the 'Live' mode to get instant positions as the trackers update.
Live Tracking 2017

Live Results


At each check point the RoF Race Marshals will record each runner's number and this will feed into the live results. You can sign up to receive SMS messages or emails when your runner reaches a certain checkpoint. Please note that the availability and nature of this service depends on the data connectivity at each check point and may not be real time.
Live Results 2017

The Challenges

Ring O' Fire


Ring O' Fire is a coastal ultra marathon which takes runners on an extraordinary 135 mile journey around the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The epic foot race is staged over three consecutive days and follows the rugged and spectacular Anglesey Coastal Path.

Almost the entire coastline of Anglesey has been designated an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". Set against the dramatic backdrop of Snowdonia mountain range, runners will challenge themselves in some of the most awe inspiring coastal scenery in the British Isles.

Beauty aside, the extreme distance and variable terrain has sealed the race's reputation as one of the most challenging ultra marathons in the British Isles.

Sign-up to the sixth edition of the race which takes place 1-3 September 2017.

Firelighter


For the first time in the event's history we are offering runners the chance to run Day 1 of the Ring O' Fire as a separate race. If you prefer a single stage race over a shorter distance this may be the race for you. This 35.7 mile race is a very challenging ultra marathon in its own right. We call it the Firelighter!

Sign-up to the first edition of the race which takes place 1 September 2017.



Key Information

Ring O' Fire 2017

Date and Time 01/09/2017 - 03/09/2017
Registration From 10am
Race starts 1pm
Start Point Breakwater Country Park
Holyhead
Isle of Anglesey
North Wales
LL65 1YG
Finish Point Same as start point Route Distance: 135m (216km)
Elevation: c13,000ft (4,000m)
Race Terrain 90% trail - 10% road
Time Limit Day 1: 10 hours
Day 2: 20 hours
Day 3: 10.5 hours
Number of Checkpoints 16 Navigation skills Required Medical Support Yes Course Marked Yes Entry Limit 150 UTMB points 5


Firelighter 2017

Date and Time 01/09/2017
Registration From 10am
Race starts 1pm
Start Point Breakwater Country Park
Holyhead
Isle of Anglesey
North Wales
LL65 1YG
Finish Point Amlwch Leisure Centre
Townybryn
Amlwch
Isle of Anglesey
LL68 9TH
Route Distance: 35.7m (57.2km)
Elevation: c2,880ft (877m)
Race Terrain 90% trail - 10% road Time Limit 10 hours Number of Checkpoints 3 Navigation skills Required Medical Support Yes Course Marked Yes Entry Limit 150 UTMB points None

The Ring Of Fire

Love is A Burning Thing
And it Makes A Fiery Ring
Bound By Wild Desire
I Fell Into A Ring Of Fire

I Fell Into A Burning Ring Of Fire
I Went Down, Down, Down
And The Flames Went Higher

And It Burns, Burns, Burns
The Ring Of Fire
The Ring Of Fire
Johnny Cash

Aerial View



What do people say about us?



"Gutted not to finish this year love this ultra I will be back the high tide covering the stepping stones killed our chances"
Past Ring O' Fire finisher


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