Minnesota born and raised, Stephanie Howe now resides in Bend, Oregon. Stephanie Howe has a passion for everything outdoors and a particular love for trail running. She spends most of her free time on the trails, training and racing. Her primary sponsors are The North Face, Clif Bar, and NATHAN. Stephanie also holds a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition and works as a sports nutritionist. Stephanie Howe is the captain of the POW Trail Alliance team.