Quick results from the middle distance:
Samantha Saeger 46th, Kseniya Popova 55th, and Ross Smith 62nd.
It was a beautiful day to be in the forest and the Americans put in some good running. See the course maps.
Here's what Ross had to say after his run (his first WOC final):
Team USA congratulates Canada's Emily Kemp for her awesome 4th place finish in today's race! We are very proud of our North American sister!