Josh Shearer - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Josh Shearer

Sr. | 5-10 | The Woodlands, Texas | The Woodlands Christian Academy

Arkansas Highlights

  • 2022 SEC Indoor 6th | 3,000m

Outdoor: Finished ninth in 1,500m with a career best of 3:51.13 at John McDonnell Invitational … Placed 18th in 5,000m at Drake Relays (14:11.90).

Indoor: Raced in three meets during indoor season … Opened with career best of 4:06.31 in mile at Arkansas Invitational, placing 10th … Registered a career best of 7:59.12 in 3,000m at Razorback Invitational, finishing 20th … In Husky Classic 5,000m posted a career best time of 14:20.91.

Cross Country: Competed in the NCAA Championships, covering the 10k course at Oklahoma State in 32:08.8 … Placed 40th in the NCAA South Central Region, producing a 10k best of 32:01.5 at Texas A&M … In the SEC Championships, placed 31st with a 24:19.6 clocking on the 8k course at Ole Miss … Opened season at OSU Cowboy Preview, finishing 13th with a 15:18.1 on 5k course … Placed 29th at Chile Pepper Festival at Agri Park with a 24:31.6 over 8k … Racing in the OSU Weis-Crockett Invitational finished 46th with a 24:30.4 over 8k course.

Outdoor: Produced a pair of career best 5,000m times with a 14:13.32 at Stanford Invitational and then improved to 13:59.01 at Mt. SAC Relays, finishing 10th in a third section of the event.

Indoor: Finished sixth in SEC 3,000m with a career best of 7:59.98 … Raced in the SEC 5,000m, placing 18th (14:53.72) … The SEC 3k marked the third PR at that distance indoors following an 8:05.57 to win B division at Razorback Invitational and 8:00.03 as runner-up in Tyson Invitational … Set pair of career best times in mile with a 4:13.27 for 10th at Arkansas Invitational and 4:06.65 to place ninth in Arkansas Qualifier.

2021 – Cross Country: Competed in the SEC Championships as Arkansas defended its team title … Placed 35th in the conference meet, running 24:43.7 over 8k Gans Creek Course in Missouri … Finished 34th in Chile Pepper Festival, covering the 8k course at Agri Park in 24:49.4.

Outdoor: Raced twice, setting career bests in both meets … Finished sixth in 5,000m with a 14:43.97 at John McDonnell Invitational … Placed eighth in 1,500m at 3:53.17 in the Arkansas Twilight. Indoor: Competed in four meets … Opened with an 8:26.81 to place fourth in 3,000m at Arkansas Invitational … Set a mile PR of 4:17.00 in Wooo Pig Classic … Placed seventh in 3,000m with a career best of 8:19.50 at Arkansas Qualifier … In Tyson Invitational, placed 13th in 5,000m (14:52.64).

Cross Country: Competed in SEC Championships, placing 56th with a time of 25:24.6 on 5 mile course at Baton Rouge and was 10th among Razorbacks … Placed 15th in LSU’s SEC Preview with an 18:12.7 on 6k course … Finished 66th in UAB Blazer Classic with a time of 25:17.3 over an 8k course.

Freshman (2019)
Cross Country: Competed in three meets … Placed 76th in SEC Championships (8k, 24:54.7), finishing eighth on team … Also raced in Beantown and Chile Pepper meets, placing seventh and ninth on squad, respectively.

High School
Three-time TAPPS 4A State Champion … 2019 State Champion in the 1,600-meters also placed third in the 3,200-meters and fourth in the 800-meters to help his team to a runner-up finish at the 2019 State Championships … Finished third at the 2018 Cross Country State Championships to help Woodlands Christian to a State Championship … As a junior in 2018, finished as the state champion in the 3,200-meters and state runner-up in the 1,600-meters … State cross country runner-up at the 2017 state cross country championships … State champion in the 3,200-meters as a sophomore in 2017.

Personal Bests: 1600m – 4:19.32; 3200m – 9:12.62

Josh Shearer | Career Stats

Career bests


  • Mile | 4:06.31
  • 3,000m | 7:59.12
  • 5,000m | 14:20.91


  • 1,500m | 3:51.13
  • 5,000m | 13:59.01