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Angela Ortiz

QT: 2:39:50

Residence: Brooklyn, NY

Hometown: Cuba, NY

College: New York University

Age on Race Day: 39

Affiliation: Distance Project NYC

Qualifying Race: Virgin Money London Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:39:50

Social handles: Instagram - @ortizange Twitter - @AngelaOrtiz 

Favorite inspirational quote: "Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use." - Ruth Gordon

Favorite movie: West Side Story

Favorite post-race indulgence: Cheeseburger and pickles

Go-to breakfast: Rice and beans

Of Note: 

  • Professional pianist/vocalist/educator
  • Hired while in college to sing backup vocals for Tito Puente in a Broadway show
  • Opened for Tipica 73 as a pianist for the Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra
  • Has had music featured on NPR
  • Two of her siblings were New York State high school champions in track and field
Angela Ortiz Olympic Trials.jpg
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