Argeo Cruz

QT: 2:18:39

Residence: Immokalee, FL

Hometown: Immokalee, FL

College: Florida Gulf Coast University

Age on Race Day: 27

Qualifying Race: Chevron Houston Marathon 2020

Marathon Best: 2:18:39

Social Handles: Instagram - @Argeo_Cruz Twitter - @argeocruz 

Favorite inspirational quote: "No human is limited." - Eliud Kipchoge

Favorite song to run to: Se Preparó by Ozuna

Favorite book: Run the Mile You're In: Finding God in Every Step - Ryan Hall

Go-to breakfast: Chickichanga from First Watch 

Of Note:

  • Assistant Cross Country Coach at Florida Gulf Coast University 
  • Born in Mexico and came to U.S. when he was 11; parents are farm workers
  • In high school, running helped him regain his self-esteem after being bullied for not speaking English when he arrived in U.S.
  • Set three school records at FGCU
  • Calls earning a degree his biggest accomplishment; first person in family to go to college
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