Ruapehu Ring of Fire
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Ruapehu Ring of Fire

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Chateau Tongariro Hotel, Mt Ruapehu

Run/Walk Off Road/Trail Relay

The Ruapehu Ring of Fire returns for a third year on Saturday, 21 March 2020; this challenging and exhilarating alpine adventure running event has a unique combination of terrain, distance, altitude and views.

The circumnavigation of the majestic Mount Ruapehu will challenge competitors physically, mentally and spiritually. It will be tough and uncompromising, but in the end, one of the most authentic sporting experiences available in New Zealand.

Participants will be treated to a mix of desert, scoria and lava fields, stunning native bush, scraggy tussock desert like terrain, crystal clear mountain streams as well as breath taking climbs and expansive views of one of the most treasured landscapes of Aotearoa New Zealand.


24 km
50 km
72 km solo/relay

Location map

The historic Chateau Tongariro Hotel will be the start and finish for the Solo Ultra and Relay. The 50km will take individuals on a journey around two thirds of the mountain from the Ohakune Mountain Road home to the Chateau Tongariro Hotel. The 24km starts from Tukino Ski Field Rd.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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