BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College cross country programs will travel to Boone, N.C. for the second time in three weeks on Saturday as they will compete in the Mountain to Sea Duals. Both races will take place at the State Farm fields/Kennedy trails course in Boone. The 5K women's race will begin at 10 a.m. with the men's race 8K race following at 10:35 a.m.
The last time the Bobcats were in action was on Sept. 1 at the Covered Bridge Open. In that meet, Lees-McRae's men's team placed ninth out of 12 squads competing, while the women's team finished 12th out of 12. Individually, the Bobcats were led by junior Austin Thompson who posted a team-best 36th place finish with a time of 27:22.21.
Lees-McRae will be joined Saturday by North Carolina, Coastal Carolina, Troy, Georgia State (women), Western Carolina, UNC Wilmington, College of Charleston and Louisburg College as teams that will be competing.
Images of Saturday's courses can be found by clicking the links below.