Athlete of the Week

Josh Wildes is a cross country runner at Pentucket High School. Wildes started his cross country career last year as a freshman and has been rapidly improving ever since. Josh started cross country with a time of 23 minutes at his first race. He is currently a sophomore, nearing the end of his second season and has recently achieved his personal best time of 18 minutes and 12 seconds attaining a position of fifth on the team. Wildes also spends his off season running. He runs indoor track in the winter and outdoor track in the spring. “Running has helped me so much physically and mentally, a long run by myself is like free therapy I can just get everything out and be completely relaxed,” says Wildes. Josh Wildes plans to continue his running career through high school and possibly into college.