As a child, Liz Ferro experienced foster care and sexual abuse, but found solace in fitness: particularly swimming, biking and running. The empowerment gained from sports led her to found the non-profit organization Girls With Sole, which has received extensive national attention for it’s innovative and successful program curriculum.
To date Liz has crossed many finish lines. She has completed 57 marathons; 2 50K Ultras; 5 Ironman triathlons; and countless road races and triathlons. Currently she is on her way to completing a 26.2 Marathon in all 50 States. (In December she will complete state #43 in Hawaii.)
She has been featured on the NBC TODAY Show, in SELF, Runner’s World, and Family Circle Magazine.
Liz Ferro is the author of the book “Finish Line Feeling”; mom; wife; speaker; and the Founder and CEO of Girls With Sole. Follow her @GirlsWithSole.