A viewing of the film that chronicled Cambria native Mario Mendoza’s 100-mile run from Montana de Oro to his hometown last November will be held at the Old Grammar School at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.
The screening of “100 Miles to Build a Bridge” is free to attend.
Mendoza, who graduated from Coast Union with honors, is a five-time “Trail Runner of the Year” (USA Track & Field award), and a three-time “Trail National Champion” (USA Track & Field).
His mission of running all night (to achieve his goal of 100 miles in less than 24 hours) was to bring cultures together through sports and recreation.
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“I run for unity and peace between two cultures and hope to use the running platform as a way to have good influence with youth and Latinos,” he writes on his website.
The film features stunningly beautiful scenes of Mendoza running along the beach (photographed from a drone), running up and down hills and circling Coast Union High School — where he is accompanied by numerous students jogging with him.
For more information on the film, call Steve Kniffen at 805-858-8252.