The 28th annual Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas, was the site of the women’s cross country 5K race on Saturday, October 1. The Lady Bobcats finished 28th in a field of 40 teams with a time of 1:46.51.
Torri Holder once again led the Lady Bobcats with her best season time of 18:36.88, finishing in 43rd place out of 254 team runners. Following holder were: Kayla Reed (118th - 19:55.21), Melanie Hall (153rd - 20:25.73), Kayla Cooper (223rd - 22:45.89), Naomi Murrell (245th – 25:07.81), and Rosemary Sanders (246th – 25:08.65).
Reed and Cooper ran personal best times in the Chile Pepper Festival, and all but one of the C of O runners posted improved season times.
The women's next run will take place at the Haskell Invitational in Lawrence, Kansas, on October 8th.