Team Owner Andres Trujillo Awarded Hispanic Heritage Recognition

by New Mexico Runners Staff

Runners Owner Andres Trujillo Awarded Corazon de Cultura Recognition presented by the New Mexico Hispanic Heritage COmmittee

Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico Runners team owner Andres Trujillo was recognized with the Corazon de Cultura Award presented by the New Mexico Hispanic Heritage Committee on November 9th, 2023 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

The New Mexico Hispanic Heritage Committee's mission is dedicated to serving the Albuquerque Hispanic Community by coordinating and  promoting various events centering around the celebration of Hispanic Heritage. The Corazon De Cultura annual awards ceremony celebrates and recognizes outstanding individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations within our Hispanic community.

"I am extremely honored to have been awarded the Corazón de Cultura Award in the sports category! ❤️‍🔥 Thank you to the The Hispanic Heritage Committee for this amazing honor, I’m extremely blessed and elated to be recognized for my efforts in the community. 🙏🏼 I put my heart & soul into our community to make it a better place with the goal of inspiring others to do the same. Through the New Mexico Runners, this is how our family accomplishes this. Thank you to my family; my wife Kathryn Soapes, mom, dad, my aunt Laura & every family member who helps me with my passion project. A huge thank you goes out to my coaches Steve Famiglietta & Nicholas Lee Famiglietta for believing in our family as you both have become part of ours. Also, thank you to my friends who continually support me! I couldn’t accomplish things with out you all! This is the legacy I’m building which carries on to my two sons Ezekiel & Lukas. As New Mexico’s 100% Hispanic family owned & operated sports team, we thank each & every one of you! We will see you for season 5 of exciting New Mexico Runners arena soccer action in December! ⚽️ Shout out to Linda Valencia Martinez for the beautiful awards! Shout out to Orlando Marquez and his team for amazing leadership!" Stated Trujillo.

This recognition by one of the most notable Hispanic organizations in the country is a huge honor not just for Andres, but for the entire New Mexico Runners organization and showcases how the Runners organization is making a positive impact in the community all year long.