Josh's main inspiration was his dad, Donald Thomas Cox, who had encouraged him during his childhood. At the age of 22, Josh set a course record in Mountain Masochist 50-mile trail run. In the following year, he ran his first marathon in the 2000 Olympic Marathon Trials, which made him the youngest qualifier.
Moreover, Cox accomplishments include 2007 Air Force Marathon, 2008 Rocket City Marathon. Further, a runner-up finish at the 2009 California International Marathon, Boston Athletic Association 5k, Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon, Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and much more. Besides, his 140 miles per week training and regimen featured him on ABC's Bachelorette show for four years.
Moving towards personal life, Josh Cox married to his long-term girlfriend, Wendy Braun in 2007. Josh's wife, Wendy, is a household wife who does normal jobs to support a family. She neither belongs to entertainment industry nor she a social media personality. The couple is blessed with two children, Decklan Cox and Blake Cox, and living happily together in Mammoth Lakes.
Josh Cox earns the good sum of money in his career. He has won several competitions and honors as well as promotes several brands through which he gains a decent amount of money and endorsement. He is also a coach, writer and contributing author from which he earns additional income. His current estimated net worth is around $800,000.