Ruben Sança is a Cabo Verdean long distance runner who specializes in the marathon. He attended and ran for University of Massachusetts Lowell as an All-American in the 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and Cross Country. Currently he runs for the Whirlaway Racing Team based in northern Massachusetts. As a member of WRT, Ruben competes on local USATF-New England Grand Prix Series year-round and was crowned the overall series champion in 2014. He has posted 16 consecutive Top 5 finishes.