Bolles and Plant visit Tallahassee, leave with the Big Bend

Herb Wills, August 31, 2019

It isn’t every Saturday that there’s a major invitational cross-country meet in Tallahassee with hundreds of runners, many from out of town or even from out of state. It isn’t every Saturday, but sometimes it seems that way. On the last Saturday of August the event in question was the Big Bend Invitational, and here’s what happened.

Bolles and Plant visit Tallahassee, leave with the Big Bend
Cross-Country titles

And here are several hundred photos of the several hundred athletes
who raced at Apalachee Regional Park in the Big Bend Invitational:

HS Girls’ 5K:

HS Boys’ 5K:

MS Girls’ 3K:

MS Boys’ 3K:

Smooth trails!

Herb Wills,

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