Josh Thorson
Josh Thorson


Plymouth, Minn.

High School:


Minnesota Heads to Ames for NCAA Regional

Steve Plasencia has led the Gophers to three NCAA regional titles and 14 NCAA championship appearances.


Gophers Return to Action at Notre Dame Invitational

Notre Dame's Burke Golf Course hosts the event with some of the most highly touted programs in the nation set to compete in the men's race.


Gophers Finish Seventh at NCAA Midwest Regional

Derek Storkel paced Minnesota in 36th place.


Griak Rosters

Griak Rosters

2012• Freshman Season: Made his Minnesota debut at the 2012 NCAA Midwest Regional• finished 81st overall in the 10-kilometer race with a time of 32:33.25• letter winner.

High School: Graduated from Wayzata High School in 2012 • high school coach was Bill Miles • the 2011-12 Gatorade Minnesota Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year • the 2011 Minnesota Class AA State Champion • posted a winning time of 15:29.9 in his final state championship appearance • three-time First Team All-State selection • finished sixth at the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional championships in 2011 with a time of 15:38.5 • earned individual medalist honors at the 2011 Classic Lake Conference Championships with a time of 15:47.50 and the 2011 Minnesota Section 6AA Championships with a time of 15:35.40 • also competed on Wayzata's track & field team, earning the 2012 state title in the 3200m and runner-up honors in the 1600m.

Personal: Born on Nov. 29, 1993 • son of Dan and Kathryn Thorson.


On the Run with Hamza Ali

10/20/2016 caught up with one of the newest members of the Maroon & Gold as he kicks off his first year with the program.

Edelen Named to USATF Hall of Fame


Leonard "Buddy" Edelen became the first man to run a marathon faster than two hours and 15 minutes in 1963.

Gophers Open Weekend in Madison


The Maroon & Gold finished 22nd among the talented field, totaling 540 points.

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