The Bruins were slated to open the year at the Nevada Chase Invitational, but the race was cancelled due to unhealthy air conditions in Reno stemming from the 301-square-mile Rim Fire near Yosemite.
UCLA's next scheduled meet is the Mustang Challenge on Sept. 21 in Santa Clarita.
The UCLA men's cross country team earned a preseason national ranking of No. 13 and a regional ranking of No. 2. The Bruin women rank No. 7 in the West Region.