Guess My Time – Ring o Fire

My next ultra will be new to me in that it will be first time I have done a staged race. This one is called the Ring o Fire and covers the coastal path around Anglesea in North Wales.

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Here is a breakdown of the 3 days taken from the website.

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Day of the race starts on Friday 31st August 2018 which happens to be our wedding anniversary!!

Once again my good friends at http://www.ultramarathonrunning.com have offered a prize for the closest guess. A pair of Hoka Torrent trail running shoes.

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Plus a limited edition ‘Guess My Time’ keyring

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To take part and have a chance to win these prizes all you have to do is send me your guess in hours, minutes and seconds of how long you think it will take me to complete the 135 miles over 3 days.

As before there is only one guess per time so if your time is taken I’ll ask you to guess again.

To give you an idea of here is my plan for the 3 days ..

  • Day 1: 35.70 miles – 7hrs 30mins
  • Day 2: 65.58 miles – 16hrs 30mins
  • Day 3: 33.09 miles – 8hrs

If I achieved that my total time would be 32hrs 00mins 00secs.

If you want to take part please send your guess by 5pm on Thursday 30th August 2018 by:-

  • leave a comment on this post
  • on my Facebook page
  • Twitter: @jkynaston
  • Text: 07905 218162
  • Instagram: jkynaston
  • Email: jkynaston00@hotmail.com
  • in person
  • any other imaginative method

Thanks

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17 Responses to Guess My Time – Ring o Fire

  1. John Collins says:

    Hi John
    There’s no substitute for having a little bit of speed work behind you, IMHO. Even in a 135 mile race!
    31:44:00
    Good luck

  2. Pete says:

    If it’s not taken already I’ll have 30:27, please. Best of luck!

  3. tima16107 says:

    Hi John

    My guess is 31 hours 45 mins

    Kind regards and good luck

    Tim Atkin

  4. Matt Hollins says:

    Hi John,
    My guess for your time is 35hours 37mins and 45secs to complete the distance.

    Thanks for an inspirational website and I’ll be competing in the Firelighter so will hopefully say hello. Good luck for the race,

    Regards,

    Matt Hollins

  5. Gary McLinton says:

    Hi John,

    All the very best with the race. 32hrs 33mins 34 seconds

  6. Jon Cadman says:

    Hi John, have a great run, its one of the races on the bucket list thanks to your recce videos, my guess for the full 3 days will be 35:06:22……all the very best

  7. Best of luck John. My guess is you’ll have 33 hours and 37 minutes of fun!

  8. Tracey McBride says:

    Hey John. I can’t resist a.pair of Hoka’s! Stick me down for 33hrs 30mins 31secs. Anything to stop Jamesy Boy winning again!

  9. Norman Neison says:

    Hello John, good luck I will say 31 hours 56min and 3 secs.

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