The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Bucks Cross Country team made the trek to Fayetteville last Saturday to compete in the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival.
The Chile Pepper is a cross country event held at the University of Arkansas off road course and brings together some of the best runners in the country.
The Men’s team competed against runners from the NJCAA, NAIA and NCAA division 2 schools. 346 runners were in the second collegiate 8k race held Saturday morning.
Bucks runner Jordan Foster was the lead runner for UARM with a time of 27:18.3 for a 77th place finish. Michael Tenorio was next best for the Bucks with a time of 29:07.8 to finish 188th.
UARM Bucks finished 29th overall out of 39 teams in the field.
At 9am this Saturday the Bucks will compete for a NJCAA Region 2 Regional Championship at the Lions Club in Mena.