BLOG: Chasing Excellence -- The Remarkable Life and Inspiring Vigilosophy of Coach Joe I. Vigil

In the book, Chasing Excellence, author Pat Melgares tells the story of Dr. Joe I. Vigil, who rose from poverty to become a towering figure in the running world, having coached 19 national championship teams, 425 All Americans and 22 Olympians, among other honors.

In this blog, we share many more stories about Vigil and his athletes, told by those who lived the experiences. This blog serves as bonus material for those who will read the book, which is due out by early July, 2020.

To pre-order a copy of Chasing Excellence, go to www.SoulsticePublishing.com. The book sells for $19.95.

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Manhattan Cross Country Kids' Club

The Manhattan Cross Country Club was formed in Fall, 2004 to encourage age-appropriate distance running for youth as a means to lifetime fitness and health. Read more...

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