Zeana Haroun joins the 4 Deserts Race Series with a background in event coordination and a fondness for adventures. Born in Sierra Leone to an American mother and Lebanese father, the adventures started early. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in International Development, and then went on to further her studies with a Masters in Public Health from the University of Liverpool.
She left the US in 2003 for a 3 month internship with The U.S. State Department in Switzerland eleven years, three countries and countless adventures later she still hasn't returned. Her experience in Switzerland, Singapore and Hong Kong, work with the US and Australian government and coordination of the growth of start-up, high-level international school have tested and proven her abilities to manage and coordinate all different types of events.
Zeana has always enjoyed running and started pushing things a bit further with her first marathon 6 years ago in Singapore. Since then she has participated in many other races, marathons, half marathons, ultra and multi-stages around the world and has supported fellow runners by officially pacing several races. She enjoys pushing limits and seeing just how far the mind will let the body go.