First- and second-grade girls start the eighth annual BFA cross country festival, which brought 182 young runners to Hard’ack Recreation Area for rainy races Saturday afternoon. From left are Marianna Recica-Sullivan (793) of Bakersfield, Thaise Atkins (791), Emma Caster (465) and Cayley Renaudette (442) of Swanton, Hannah Kuthe (672) and Calla Senesac (662) of Georgia, Kyra Bushey (780) of St. Albans Town, and Dora Gagne (796) of Highgate. Renaudette was the winner of the quarter-mile race. Results, more photos in Sports.