Zoë Romano is a runner and writer. A native of Portland, Maine, Zoë now trains and resides in Richmond, Virginia. In 2011 she ran 2,867 miles across the US, alone, becoming the first female to ever complete such a trek without a support vehicle and raising over $15,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. She has spoken at various youth-based events, been a guest of sports podcasts and radio shows, and is eager to hit the road again.
Zoë first fell in love with running while a student at the University of Richmond, from where she graduated magna cum laude in 2009 with degrees in Spanish and International Studies. She currently writes an outdoor column for Ditch Magazine and tutors Spanish in Richmond, VA. On March 22nd, 2013 Zoë was a featured speaker at TEDxRVA.