-Athlete Name: Josh Laney
-Year of Graduation: 2013
-Best time in a 5K race and in which meet:
16:24 at the 2011 State Meet
-Tell us how your summer training is going?
It is going very well and progressing well.
-What are your goals for the upcoming season?
Goals for the upcoming season are to win my conference for the 3rd straight year. Also I want to run around a 15:30 and place as high at state as possible.
-How long have you been running and how did you get started?
I have been running for 6 years and started in 6th grade when my dad asked if I wanted to run a road race and I did decently well.
-Will you be competing anywhere out of state this season?
I hope to do the Foot Locker meet.
-What is your favorite course to run in Ohio?
My favorite course is Tusky Valley because of the hills.
-What is the toughest course to run in Ohio?
The toughest course in Ohio is Boardman because it is really deceptive.
-What meet during the regular season do you put extra emphasize on to compete well at?
I put extra emphasize on Tiffin Carnival because it is one of the biggest meets in the nation.
-What is your favorite cross country race so far in your high school career?
My favorite meet was the 2011 State meet because I was all ohio and it was my first time qualifying for state.
-Favorite cross country memory?
Sitting on the podium hearing my name announced over the PA system the state meet.
-When you are not running what is your favorite thing to do?
"A win is a biproduct of a lifetime of dedication"
-What's on your Ipod when you go out for runs?
I like to listen to nature and not music
-What professional athlete would you most like to meet?
Bernard Lagat because he is my favorite runner and how he uses race tactics amazes me.