2012 Bob Firman XC Invitational

The lead pack (L to R: Seattle Prep's  Joe Hardy, Pocatello's Elijah Armstrong and Park City's Ben Saarel) just before the one mile mark during the Bob Firman XC Invitational Elite Boys race at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho on September 22, 2012.Hardy won the race (15:03.0), Saarel finished third (15:08.3) and Armstrong sixth (15:35.6)... (Gregg Mizuta)

The lead pack (L to R: Seattle Prep junior Joe Hardy, Pocatello sophomore Elijah Armstrong and Park City senior Ben Saarel) just before the one mile mark during the Bob Firman XC Invitational Elite Boys race at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho on September 22, 2012.Hardy won the race (15:03.0), Saarel finished third (15:08.3) and Armstrong sixth (15:35.6).

On the beach (L to R: Vallivue's Cheryn Trapp, Pocatello's Rachel McGovern and Rocky Mountain's Dana Snell) during the first loop of the Bob Firman XC Invitational Girls Varsity Elite race at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho on September 22, 2012. Snell finished eighteenth (19:11.37), McGovern 25th (19:18.39) and Trapp 35th (19:31.21). (Gregg Mizuta)

On the beach (L to R: Vallivue senior Cheryn Trapp, Pocatello’s Rachel McGovern and Rocky Mountain senior Dana Snell) during the first loop of the Girls Varsity Elite race. Snell finished eighteenth (19:11.37), McGovern twenty-fifth (19:18.39) and Trapp thirty-fifth (19:31.21).

On the backside of the course (L to R: Abby Knight, Kimille Furniss, and Sari Steadman) during the Bob Firman XC Invitational Girls D-2 Varsity race at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho on September 22, 2012 Furniss finished in (22:54.58), Knight (24:13.62) and Steadman (23:43.87). (Gregg Mizuta)

Abby Knight, Kimille Furniss, and Sari Steadman during the Bob Firman XC Invitational Girls D-2 Varsity race. Furniss finished in 22:54.58, Knight (24:13.62) and Steadman (23:43.87).

Bingham's Austin Anderson on the finish line straightaway during the Bob Firman XC Invitational at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho on September 22, 2012. Anderson won the Junior Varsity Section 1 race (17:42.49) and his teammates were close behind finishing 2, 3, 4, and 6 in a field of 199 runners. Bingham easily won the team title with a score 16 followed by Eagle (74) and Bishop Kelly (99). (Gregg Mizuta)

Bingham’s Austin Anderson on the finish line straightaway during the Bob Firman XC Invitational Junior Varsity Section 1 race. Anderson won the race (17:42.49) and his teammates were close behind finishing 2, 3, 4, and 6 in a field of 199 runners. Bingham easily won the team title with a score 16 followed by Eagle (74) and Bishop Kelly (99).

Another great Firman. Thanks for stopping by to take a look. -Gregg

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