Aaron Willingham named MS boys runner of the year

Posted by: MBR on Thu Dec 4th, 2014 6:38 am
Aaron Willingham named MS boys runner of the yearThe Mt. Blue senior was the best in Class A, taking the KVAC, Eastern A and state titles this season.Aaron Willingham looked at his junior season as something of a lost opportunity. His goals included winning a state championship, and he ran 70 miles a week until a stress fracture in his lower right shin made him stop. Even as he was healing, he saw time slipping away. “There was one day last year, I almost cried,” Mt. Blue coach Kelley Cullenberg said. “He said, ‘Kelley, I just want to run so badly.'” Willingham had big goals again this season. This time, his body cooperated. He won the KVAC Class A championship. A week later, he won the Eastern A title. A week after that, the state title was his. That makes Willingham the choice for the Morning Sentinel Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year...Read more: http://www.centralmaine.com/2014/12/03/ ... -the-year/Note: Central Maine (KJ + Sentinel ) - allows 10 free reads per month for non-subscribers.