Meet The 6K Team
Heroes in Recovery 6K Senior National Race Director
Stephanie began running in February 2010 and has since completed over 40 half marathons as well as countless other races ranging from 5K, 10K, full marathon and several 200 mile Ragnar relays. She joined the Nolensville Running Club in August 2011 and is still a member today. She entered the running industry as an RRCA certified coach in 2013. She coached for Fleet Feet Sports Nashville for 3 1/2 years, helping to coach well over a thousand athletes to the finish line of many races, from 5K to ultra marathons. She has been a Ragnar Relay Ambassador since 2014. She joined Foundations Recovery Network and the Heroes 6K team in November of 2016. This was following her very first Heroes 6K race where she coached 50+ trainees for the Leiper’s Fork race. In addition to her passion for running, Stephanie has a heart for rescue dogs, including her own two dachshunds!
Heroes in Recovery 6K National Race Director
Born in Hong Kong, Lauren Hall moved to the United States when she was nine years old. Now living in Franklin, Tennessee by way of Philadelphia, she joined the Foundations Recovery Network team in March 2016. She earned a bachelor’s degree in corporate communication from Pennsylvania State University. Over the course of her career, Hall has developed a specialty in event planning. That experience combined with a passion for community impact makes Hall a wonderful fit for the 6K team.
In 2017, Lauren also completed her first half-marathon, hiked the Grand Canyon for the first time and has enjoyed many spectacular performances at the Nashville Symphony!
Heroes in Recovery 6K National Marketing Coordinator
Sarah Tortorella joined the Foundations Recovery Network team in the fall of 2016. She earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from The Ohio State University. Over the course of her career, she has developed skills that allow her to create excitement, drive engagement and build relationships with purpose. In addition to coordinating marketing for events sprinkled across 12 locations nationwide, Tortorella enjoys travel, running and cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes. Her recent adventures include completing a Ragnar relay in the Pacific Northwest with other members of the Heroes 6K team. Always looking forward to race days, Tortorella loves being part of the message behind Heroes in Recovery and enjoys watching it continue to impact more people in new locations.