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Interview with Liz Ferro - Founder and CEO of Girls With Sole - Episode 13

June 4, 2017

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Liz Ferro, Founder and CEO of Girls With Sole. I was fascinated by Liz when I saw an online clip about her running the Great Wall Marathon in China, regarded by many as the most difficult marathon in the world. After a big of digging, I discovered Liz is the founder and CEO of Girls With Sole, a nonprofit organization based in northeastern Ohio whose mission is to use free fitness and wellness programs to empower the minds, bodies and souls of girls who are at-risk or have experienced abuse of any kind. Liz is also the author of her personal memoir, Finish Line Feeling. Liz lives a life trying to share the personal empowerment she's found in running with some young ladies she knows need it most. 

What you'll hear:

"Running is extremely therapeutic and it's helpful in life to overcome obstacles or just feel better about yourself in general." - Liz Ferro

Girls With Sole - Use free fitness and wellness programs to empower the minds, bodies and souls of girls who are at-risk or have experienced abuse of any kind.

Finish Line Feeling - You can purchase Liz's book on Amazon.

The Great Wall Marathon - Since its inception in 1999, the Great Wall Marathon has become revered as one of the world's most challenging marathons.

Learn more about the Adverse Childhood Experiences study conducted by the CDC.

 

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Read chapter drafts of my book "One Flame to Burn - Life Lessons I Learned Running My First Marathon"

 

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