Then, with the world watching, the Taliban started to regain control of the country. By August 15th, Kabul had fallen and Stephanie and the Free to Run board members immediately shifted focus to evacuate the team from the country.
After nearly 10 years of progress, the organisation and thousands of women and girls looked ahead at a dangerously uncertain future.
At this moment of such uncertainty, fear and sadness, Stephanie found resolve to take on TOR450, not only for herself,
but to inspire women everywhere.