• Sasha Wolff

2021 Still I Run Ambassador Spotlight: Arturo Valdez

Updated: Jan 22

We’re so excited to introduce to you another 2021 Still I Run Ambassador, Arturo Valdez! You can keep up with his running and mental health journey on Instagram @Turysjourney!


In a few sentences, tell us about yourself


As an active duty Soldier, husband, and father, I look to running and living a healthier life for me and my family.


Why are you passionate about running for mental health?


Previously struggling with PTSD and knowing many others still do, I want to inspire, motivate, and show everyone they are not alone!


Do you have a running mantra?


No matter the speed or distance, you are a runner!


Where is your favorite place to run?


Outdoors with a beautiful scenery.


What are you most proud of (running or non running related)?


Holding a 3.8 GPA as I attain my Doctoral Degree.

Favorite running moment you’d love to re-live?


Running my first marathon along the route of the very first marathon in Greece!


What’s your favorite way to recover after a run?


Shower, feet up, and my dog sitting next to me!


What’s one fun fact most people don’t know about you?


I love to cook!


If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?


Pasta.


Is a hot dog a sandwich?


No!

2021 Still I Run Ambassador Spotlight: Arturo Valdez

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