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Rebels Trek To Riverside For Highlander Invitational

Oct. 13, 2017

@UNLVTrackCC | 2017 UNLV Schedule | | Highlander Invitational Information | Meet Results

LAS VEGAS ( - The UNLV cross country team heads to Riverside, California, for the Highlander Invitational, which will be hosted by UC Riverside. The two-race meet begins at 8:00 am with the men's 6K and concludes with the women's 5K at 8:30 am.

The Rebels will send Yamilet Biggers, Lindy Eskin, Spencer Moore, Elisa Rovere, Emma Wahlenmaier and Avi'Tal Perteete to run at the Ag/Ops Course adjacent to UCR's campus.

UCR and UNLV are two of 12 teams entered in the women's 5K that will feature a total of 106 runners.

RED REBEL 5K RUN: The UNLV track & field program hosts its inaugural Red Rebel 5K Run on UNLV's campus Sunday morning. The event kicks off homecoming week, which will culminate with the Rebels' football game against Utah State on October 21 (3:00 pm), and also helps celebrate the University's 60th anniversary.

During the 5K run/walk participants will be blasted with red powder to show pride in our University as part of the fun-filled day. Registration opens at 7:00 am and runs until 8:10 am, with a group warm up and stretch to follow at 8:15 am. The 5K color run is slated to begin at 8:30 am, while the one-mile walk will start at 8:35 am.



Those wishing to participate can still register at

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