Runners Win Family Business Award

by Andres Trujillo

Albuquerque, NM - The New Mexico Runners organization takes home the Albuquerque Business First 2022 Family Business Award sponsored by Albuquerque Plumbing, Heating, & Cooling. Out of 32 family business nominations across the state of New Mexico, the Runners were one of six businesses selected for the honor.

President/CEO Andres Trujillo, Game Operations Director & wife Kathryn Soapes- Trujillo, Ticketing Director & mother Annette Abreu, as well as Fan Engagement Director & aunt Laura Thurgood attended the ceremony to receive the honor.

The New Mexico Runners will kick off season 4 this December at the Rio Rancho Events Center.

Here is the excerpt from the Albuquerque Business First online Article:

This year, Albuquerque Business First highlighted six of the state's best companies in its 2022 Family Business Awards. Honorees are multi-generational, family-owned businesses in New Mexico who have shown overall excellence, innovation and ethics. 

They say that over time the people you work with start to become family. But for some businesses in New Mexico, their coworkers are, in fact, family.

The Land of Enchantment is home to many a long-running and highly successful family business. Businesses that have been propelled forward, generation after generation, and made a significant impact on the state's economy. Over $787 million in revenue was created by family-owned businesses in New Mexico in 2020, according to Albuquerque Business First's 2021 New Mexico Family-Owned Businesses List.

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