Catching Up with the Top Returners 2014 - Anne Heuerman

Ann Heuerman

School:   JR Upper Arlington

Graduation: 2016

2013 OHSAA State Cross Country Championships:  D1 10th Place (18:51.98)

Junior Ann Heuerman led the Upper Arlington team last year at the OHSAA State Cross Country Championships.  She placed 10th in her State premier running (18:51.98).  As a Sophomore, she also placed 11th last spring in the D1 3200.  (11:13.79) Watch for Ann to continue moving up on the podium.


Best time in a 5K race and in which meet?

2013 OCC Central meet 18:08

Tell us how your summer training is going?

Summer training is going well. Have extra time to run in new settings like metro parks and forested paths.

What are your goals for the upcoming season?

I would like to break 18 min and place higher up on the state podium.

How long have you been running and how did you get started?

I have been running since I was 7 years old when I did my first 5k held by my elementary school to benefit Make a Wish foundation.

Will you be competing anywhere out of state this season?

Possibly Nike Regionals

What is the toughest course to run in Ohio?

McGowan invitational course (Watkins Memorial High School)

What is your favorite course to run in Ohio?             

Bob Reall invitational (Lancaster High School)

What meet during the regular season do you put extra emphasize on to compete well at?

Midwest Meet of Champions

What is your favorite cross country race so far in your high school career?

2013 State Meet

Favorite cross country memory?

Cooling off in the creek after the Bob Reall Invitational

When you are not running what is your favorite thing to do?

Fishing or creeking

Favorite quote?

 "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift" -Steve Prefontaine

What shoes do you train in?

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10s

What shoes do you race in?

Brooks Mach 14

What's on your Ipod when you go out for runs?

I don't listen to music when I run

What professional athlete would you most like to meet?

Aaron Rodgers

What is something that most people don't know about you?

Over spring break I caught a 100 lb. reef shark