Shryock second fastest American at mountain running Worlds

June 21, 2016

shryockMatt Shryock of Anchorage was the second-fastest American finisher at the 13th World Mountain Running Association Long Distance Mountain Running Championships over the weekend in Slovenia.

He placed 15th among 69 male finishers on the challenging 42-kilometer race. His time was 4 hours, 1 minute, 28 seconds.

Italian runners went 1-2 with the winner’s time clocked at 3:44.52.

Shryock was in the top 10 after the first 14 kilometers.

His splits were 1:24:29 after 14K, 2:20:41 after 27K and 3:30:27 after 33K.

This was the second straight year the Alaskan has represented Team USA at the WMRA Long Distance Mountain Running Championships.