PR: 2:11:30 (2011)
Current Residence: Flagstaff, Ariz.
High School: Fountain Valley (Calif.) HS ‘01
College: Cal State Fullerton University ‘06
Coach: Greg McMillan
Arciniaga graduated from Cal State Fullerton University in 2006 at which point he chose a career as a runner opposed to pursuing a career as an accountant, which was his major. He has experienced increasing amounts of success since turning professional in 2006. Concentrating on longer distances and road races, Arciniaga ran his fastest marathon in Chicago where he ran a personal best and an Olympic ‘A’ standard time of 2:11:20 to place 3rd overall.
2011: 9th at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational 10,000m (28:29.71)… 2nd at the Houston Marathon (2:11:30)
2010: 4th at the Dana Point Turkey Trot 10k (29:48)… 7th in the Houston Half (1:03:22)… 3rd at the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll Marathon (2:11:48)
2009: 3rd in the Papa Johns’s 10 Miler (49:08)…2nd at the Brooksie Way Half Marathon (1:06:53)… 8th in the New York City Marathon (2:13:46)
2008: 6th at the USA 20 km Championships (1:00:47)… 3rd at the San Antonio Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon (1:06:06)… 10th at the Boston Marathon (2:16:13)
2007: 4th in the Orange County Half Marathon (1:08:10)… 17th at the Olympic Trials Marathon (2:17:08)
2006: 1st at the Spring Break Collegiate Classic 3,000m (8:29:17)… 1st at the Steve Scott Invitational 3,000m steeplechase (9:18:44)… 4th at the Pacific Shoreline Half Marathon (1:07:00)
2005: 1st at the Arturo Barrios 10k (30:47)