WATCH: Horne Drops U.S. No. 2 2K Steeplechase At RunningLane

* William Horne races to a win in the boys 2k steeplehcase at the RunningLane Track Championships on Saturday.

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Sporting some stylish Minecraft-esque sunglasses, Herriman (UT) senior William Horne made a statement at the RunningLane Track Championships.

And that mark came in the marquee meet's newest event -- the 2k steeplechase -- as Horne raced his way to a winning time of 5:58.86 on Saturday afternoon in Huntsville.

That moved Horne up to US No. 2 in the event for the spring season and he joins only Thomas Ashby of Apollo (KY) and the lone competitors under six minutes at the distance. Ashby set a nation-leading 5:53.81 earlier in May.

Horne took the win in essentially a solo effort, winning by nearly 20 seconds and comfortably splitting anywhere from 69 to 73 seconds on each of the five laps to control the grueling race. 

Perhaps more impressive, too, was that Horne earned the steeplechase title less than 24 hours after clocking 9:00.52 in the 3,200m championships on Friday night. Horne would recover to put together the 2k steeple effort, and would even go on to log 4:15.53 in Saturday evening's championship race.

One can assume that Horne was feeling the benefits of coming down from altitude in Utah to put together a noteworthy three-race performance in Alabama.

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