La Ronde du Feu
11th December 2011


Official Results

Bob Wells 18.58 1st MV3, club best time

David Sutcliffe wrote that I may have some trouble in beating Martin Leach's 5k club best time.This motivated me to try and find an event at this unaccustomed (to me) distance and I quickly discovered an FFA certified event nearby. La Ronde du Feu at Toulouse are traditional pre-Christmas events (5km, 10km and popular childrens' event) organised by the fire brigade.

Inspite of a cold, foggy morning I clearly had a 20:57 target in the front of my mind throughout but the intermediate markers applied to the main 10km and I couldn't check my progress. Consequently I was well-pleased to finish in 18:58. There was some panic when I didn't find my name in the posted provisional results but this was soon corrected and the evidence, along with some videos and photos, can be found at


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