Marathon Month is here and you know what that means: taper time. Before you throw a taper tantrum, consider the simple fact that you have to rest easy to be able to go hard.
By Heather Stephens: This past fall, I packed up my life and moved across the country from Washington, DC to Seattle, WA. My mind raced: what do you think you’re doing Heather? Your life is on the East Coast. How could you move 3,000 miles away from everything and everyone you’ve ever known? My mind flashed back to the summer of 2012 when two of my college teammates, Lauren Penney and Rebekah Mackay, and I had the opportunity to go to the USA Olympic Trials in Eugene, OR.