Supporters

We encourage all supporters, friends and family to come and cheer our hardy runners along.

You are VERY welcome at the start and finish points of each day and most of the check points are ok, although some are more suitable for supporters than others, with good parking and other facilities.

Please avoid the 1st check point on day 1 as there is no parking at all.

Aside from the check points, there are many other great vantage points along the coast and we've added a few to the tables below, highlighted in green.

Bring your bells, whistles and hooters to encourage the runners on their merry way. While our runners will undoubtedly be hurting underneath their determined faces, your support is sure to help them not only run from check point to check point but also to cross the long awaited finish line!

Please find the following useful information to help you decide on where best to find the runners:

DAY 1 - 1st September 2017



The race will start at 13:00 at the Holyhead Breakwater Park. Please come to the Start!
Runners follow the coastal path in a clockwise direction to Amlwch where they spend their first night at Amlwch Leisure Centre, Townybryn, Amlwch, Isle of Anglesey LL68 9TH
Runners have 10 hours to complete the stage and must average over 3.57mph / 5.7km
Cut-off is 23:00 hours

CP Checkpoint Location CP Opens CP Closes Distance to next CP Distance Run British Grid Ref Crews and Supporters Information
Holyhead Breakwater Country Park
(at the start line)
Post Code: LL65 1YG
10:00 12:15 9.6m
15.36km
0 SH225 833 Start Good parking available and Cafe.
Newry Beach
Penrhos Nature Reserve
1 Alaw Estuary
(over the bridge at the crossing point of the estuary)
See Grid Reference
14:00 15:41 6.8m
10.88km
9.6m
15.36km
SH310 821 No vehicle access. Small private single track. Park vehicles in Llanfachraeth village and walk.
Sandy Beach LL65 4YH
2 Porth Swtan
Church Bay
(at the end of the tarmac road)
Post Code: LL65 4ET
15:00 17:33 8.9m
14.24km
16.4m
29.24km
SH301 891 Half way point Good parking in car park. Wavecrest Cafe.
Cemlyn Bay nature reserve
Cemaes Bay village
Llanbadraig Church cliffs
3 Wylfa
(in the car park to the East of the power station)
See Grid Reference
16:00 20:02 10.4m
16.64km
25.3m
40.48km
SH355 938 Good parking available.
Bull Bay Hotel LL68 9SH
4 Amlwch
(inside the Leisure Centre)
Post Code: LL68 9TH
17:00 23:00
(cutoff)
Total
35.7m
57.12km
SH439 921 Finish Good parking available and cafe.


DAY 2 - 2nd September 2017



Amlwch to Aberffraw - distance 65.9 miles / 105.4 kilometres

Amlwch Leisure Centre, Townybryn, Amlwch, Isle of Anglesey LL68 9TH
The race will start at 06:00 - Come to the start and ring your bells!
Runners follow the coastal path in a clockwise direction to Aberffraw where they spend their second night at Aberffraw Village Hall, 52 Church Street, Aberffaw, Anglesey, LL63 5LQ

CP Checkpoint Location CP Opens CP Closes Distance to next CP Distance Run British Grid Ref Crews and Supporters Information
Amlwch
(outside the Leisure Centre)
Post Code: LL68 9TH
05:15 05:45 11.8m
18.88km
0 SH439 921 Start Good parking available.
Amlwch Port
Porth Eilian
Point Lynas approach
5 Traeth Lligwy
(in the car park at front of the cafe)
See Grid Reference
07:15 09:35 6.4m
10.24km
11.8m
18.88km
SH496 870 Good parking available. Cafe.
Moelfre Village
Treath Bychan
Benllech Beach
6 Red Wharf Bay
(outside the Ship Inn)
Post Code: LL75 8RJ
08:00 11:31 10.6m
16.96km
18.2m
35.84km
SH529 810 Good parking available. Cafe. Pub.
Bwrdd Arthur
7 Penmon Point
(in the car park near the cafe)
Post Code: LL58 8RR
09:15 14:44 5m
8km
28.8m
43.84km
SH640 812 Good parking available. Cafe.
Trwyn Y Penryn
Beaumaris Town
8 Beaumaris
(Just off the A545 on turning in to Cae Mair Estate)
Post Code: LL58 8YN
10:00 16:15 6.6m
10.56km
33.8m
54.4km
SH600 756 Half way point
(bags available)
Limited parking. Car park in town nearby.
Menai Bridge Town
Under the Bridge
9 St. Mary's Church
(in the car park)
See Grid Reference
10:45 18:15 7m
11.2km
40.4m
65.60km
SH537 712 Good parking available.
10 Sea Zoo
(just inside the front gates)
Post Code: LL61 6TQ
11:40 20:22 12m
19.2km
47.4m
84.80km
SH479 653 Parking available. Cafe.
Foel Farm
Afon Braint Stepping Stones
Llanddwyn Beach
11 Newborough
(in the car park, just before Malltraeth cob)
See Grid Reference
13:00 00:00 6.5m
10.4km
59.4m
95.20km
SH411 671 Good parking available.
Malltraeth Village / Cob
Aberffraw Beach
12 Aberffraw
(inside the village hall)
Post Code: LL63 5LQ
14:00 02:00 (cutoff) Total
65.9m
105.4km
SH353 688 Finish Good parking available. Cafe. Pub.


DAY 3 - 3rd September 2017



Amlwch to Aberffraw - distance 65.9 miles / 105.4 kilometres

Aberffraw to Holyhead Breakwater Park - distance 33.4 miles / 53.44 kilometres
The race will start at 06:00 - Come to start and ring your bells!
Runners follow the coastal path in a clockwise direction back to Holyhead Breakwater Country Park and complete the Ring O' Fire!
Runners have 10.5 hours to complete the stage and must average over 3.18 mph / 5.09km
The first finishers will arrive from 11:00 hours to the last at 16:30 hours
The last runners receive a massive cheer and everyone tends to hang around basking in the sunshine until they cross the line. The DJ will be playing and the views across Holyhead Bay are fantastic. Please come to the finish and cheer the runners home!


CP Checkpoint Location CP Opens CP Closes Distance to next CP Distance Run British Grid Ref Crews and Supporters Information
Aberffraw
(inside the village hall)
Post Code: LL65 5LQ
05:20 05:45 7m
11.20km
0 SH353 688 Start Good parking available.
Saint Cwyfan's Church in the Sea
Cable Bay / Porth Trecastell
Broad Beach
13 Rhosneigr
(High Street, outside Sandy's Bistro)
Post Code: LL64 5UQ
06:40 07:57 7.1m
11.36km
7m
11.2km
SH318 730 Good parking available. Cafe.
Cymyran Beach
14 Four Mile Bridge
(just over the bridge at Tide's End Cottage)
See Grid Reference
07:30 10:56 9.8m
15.68km
14.1m
22.56km
SH279 783 Half way point Limited parking. Park in village before or after bridge.
Silver Bay
Rhoscolyn Beach / Headland
Raven's Point
15 Trearddur Bay
(in the middle of the Promenade)
Post Code: LL65 2YR
08:45 13:40 9.5m
15.20km
23.9m
38.24km
SH257 789 Good parking available. Cafe.
Porth Dafarch
The Range
South Stack approach
North Stack
16 Breakwater Country Park
(at the finish line!)
Post Code: LL65 1YJ
11:00 16:30
(cutoff)
Total
33.4m
53.44km
SH439 921 Finish Good parking available and excellent cafe.



What do people say about us?



"All in all, I wake up this morning nursing some very sore feet and heavy legs but feel amazing, I am definitely in for next years race. I am sure this will become one of our nations greatest races very soon. I sincerely hope you manage to keep its rawness when that happens."
Past Ring O' Fire finisher