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Alex Chacon


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Let's meet Alex! 

Alex Chacon is the President of Bishop Mora Salesian High School in Los Angeles. Here are few fun facts about him and why he is excited to run for CEF! Alex has not been running much lately but has participated in a few 5Ks in the past. Alex ran cross country as a high schooler at Salesian and he’s gotten the chance to watch his wife run the LA Marathon for the last 10 years. “I'm hoping some of her training will rub off on me.” Alex’s fondest CEF memory actually happens every year. “[I go through it every year] when we see families arrive on campus each Fall, with CEF award letters in hand and big smiles. I imagine it was the same reaction my parents had when I was a CEF student at Salesian.” CEF asked how Alex will be training for the L.A. Marathon and he says, “I'll be gradually building up my mileage base and working steadily on my mental focus. I don't want to get injured, so I'll be keeping a running journal to see what is working and what is not. I'll be using a few wearables to track my conditioning along the way, so it'll be a good experiment. I'll also be shedding lots of weight (and tears) during the holiday season as I'll need to take a pass on the tamales and focus on my diet quite a bit. Thanks a lot CEF.” Alex’s favorite movie is McFarland USA, where Salesian is actually mentioned in the movie! Lastly, we asked Alex why he chose to run for CEF, and he enthusiastically responded, “I think more people in Los Angeles should know about the great work of the Catholic Education Foundation.  If my participation helps to increase awareness of the tremendous gift of Catholic education and how CEF makes it a reality, then running 26.2 miles is the least I can do!”

Recent Donations:

Ruby Ugalde - $20
1/11/2019 - Kick some Asphalt!

Annette Chacon - $262
1/20/2019 - Let's do this! #proudwife

Monique Medina - $50
1/20/2019 - From the AZ to CA we support you!! You can do it!!

Gina Mondragon - $20
1/22/2019 - You got this!!! Best of luck!!!

Richard Lopez - $100
1/23/2019 - Good Luck Alex!

Alberto Arteaga - $50
1/23/2019 - Run like a Mustang Alex!!!

Mark Johnson - $50
1/25/2019 - Back in the day you were #2 man on a team that finished 3rd at the 1993 state meet...bring back that mojo!

Sam Espinoza - $100
1/28/2019 - Best of Luck!
Scott Thomas - $25
1/28/2019 - Good luck and walk the water stations

Veronica Ramirez - $25
1/29/2019 - Best of Luck... Nino...Baby Wyatt will be cheering you on!!!

Joseph Caldera - $150
1/29/2019 - Mustangs runners run for the greater glory of God!
Jesse Estrada - $25
1/29/2019 - You got this! Lets go golfing after.

Yvette Mondragon - $20
1/29/2019 - Good luck Alex!

Christopher Westhoff - $100
1/30/2019 - Good Luck my friend!
Andrew Chacon - $26.20
1/30/2019 - Good luck on your race daddy
Ryan Hetherington - $250
1/31/2019 - Run less. Drink More.

Jeffrey Wall - $100
2/1/2019 - Good luck!

Owen Chacon - $26.20
2/1/2019 - It's about time, dad!
Horacio Trujillo - $44.09
2/2/2019 - 17.89 for 26.2...Run Hoya, Run!

Randy Zozaya - $25
2/4/2019 - Continue to make Salesian proud!! Brother Tom will be smiling upon during the event.
Fernando Saldivar - $26.20
2/25/2019 - Cheering you on from Chicago!
Diane Ugalde - $50
2/25/2019 - Go get em Mustang!!! We Love You, Ugalde Family

Thom Gasper - $10
3/21/2019 - Good luck Alex! Make us proud!

Bishop Mora Salesian High School - $1,488.67

Join Alex as he runs for CEF! Your donation will allow Alex the opportunity to spread awareness of the importance of a Catholic education. Together, YOU and Alex will be supporting the 10,000 CEF Students across more than 200 schools in the Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties!

“100% of your gift goes directly to providing tuition assistance for a child!”

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