CLEVELAND, Ohio. – Ohio cross country's Josh Park (Amherst, Ohio) was named Mid-American Conference Men's Runner of the Week, announced by the league this afternoon (Sept. 4).
Park, a 2018 MAC Champion, recorded a personal best 15:02.0 in the 5K race at the Queen City Invite on Saturday, Aug. 31st. Park is Ohio's first MAC Runner of the Week since Ellen Isaac won it on the women's side in 2015. The last man to win it for Ohio was Kurt Steinmuller in 2014.
Park's finish helped the men place fourth at the meet, totaling 98 team points and winning the tie-breaker over Xavier. Park and the Bobcats travel to Akron, Ohio this weekend for the Tommy Evans Invitational.