The Run of the Century is a celebration of the most successful collegiate running program in American history — the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field programs at Adams State University.  Join us for an amazing weekend on Sept. 24 through Sept. 26 when we celebrate and pay tribute to the great running history of Adams State as part of the University’s 100th year celebration.

Monument

We will unveil a new monument on campus that memorializes every NAIA and NCAA national championship teams. The monument will include the names of all the championship team members and coaching staff who made these achievements possible.

Chasing Excellence Book CoverChasing Excellence: The Remarkable Life and Inspiring Vigilosophy of Coach Joe I. Vigil

This book is available for purchase online at soulsticepublishing.com. A portion of the book’s proceeds will go to the Joe I. Vigil Scholarship Fund for cross country and track and field athletes at Adams State

Event Packages

Please choose one of the two levels to attend the 100-year celebration. All money raised will fund the endowment for the Dr. Joe I Vigil scholarship.

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$500 Level Includes

  • 1 Commemorative Ring
  • 3 Race entry fees & 100 Year celebration commemorative T-Shirts
  • 3 Private screenings “Chasing Excellence Documentary”
  • 3 Private Social tickets “Chasing Excellence Documentary”
  • 3 Vigil/Martin Historical Presentation tickets
  • Monument Unveiling
  • 3 Sunday post run Cinnamon Rolls/Coffee
  • 3 ASU XC/T&F alumni social tickets

$100 Level Includes

  •  Commemorative T-Shirt
  • 1  Commemorative Poster>
  • 1 Private screening “Chasing Excellence Documentary”
  • 1 Private social “Chasing Excellence Documentary”
  • 1 Vigil/Martin Historical Presentation
  • Monument Unveiling
  • 1 Sunday post run Cinnamon Rolls / Coffee
  • 1 ASU XC/T&F alumni social

Individual Tickets

  • 1 Race Entry fee & 100 Year Commemorative T-Shirt | $35.00
  • Commemorative Poster | $15.00
  • 1 Private screening “Chasing Excellence Documentary” | $20.00
  • 1 Private social “Chasing Excellence Documentary”| $20.00
  • 1 Vigil/Martin Historical Presentation | >$20.00
  • 1 Sunday post run Cinnamon Rolls / Coffee | $5.00
  • 1 ASU XC/T&F alumni social | $5.00

Adams 100 1921–2021

Schedule of Events

Friday, Sep 24th 

5:00 p.m. | Reunion/Race Check-In 
7:30 p.m. | Welcome/ Short Documentary 
9:00 p.m. | Informal Social Cash Bar 

Saturday, Sep 25th 

9:00 a.m. | 100th Celebration Race! 
11:00 a.m. | Awards and Pictures 
11:30 a.m. | Monument Unveiling
11:30 a.m. | Food Trucks 
4:00 p.m. | Vigil/Martin Presentation 
8:00 p.m. | Social TBA 

Sunday, Sep 26th 

8:00 a.m. | Easy Morning Run 
9:15 a.m. | Cinnamon Rolls and Coffee

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