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JOSH COX
Event: Marathon
Height: 6-0
Weight: 146
PR: 2:13:55 (2000)
Born: August 9, 1975, Jacksonville, Fla.
Current Residence: El Cajon, Calif.
High School: Christian High, San Diego, Calif. '93
College: Liberty University '98
Coach: Gabriele Rosa
Agent: Federico Rosa
Club: Fila

Career Highlights: Member of 2001 U.S. World Outdoor Championships team

The youngest qualifier (age 24) at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, Cox is considered by many to be the top young American marathoning prospect. ... has risen to the national stage as member of the Fila Discovery USA program, training under the tutelege of Dr. Gabriele Rosa of Italy. His training has included training camp in Kenya, based out of the home of Moses Tanuiwon and set course record at the 1997 Mountain Masochist 50 Mile Trail Run.


2002:
18th at LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon (2:15:01)best of 2:15:01 .
2001:
14th at Boston Marathon (2:16:17)35th at IAAF World Championships (2:26.52)best of 2:16:17.
2000: Ran 2:13:55 PR at the 2000 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon; the fourth fastest American of the year18th at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials; USA 20K National Championship runner-up; Chiba Ekiden team member
1999: Debuted at the Suzuki Rock 'n' Roll Marathon (2:19:58).

11/11/02