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Franklin athlete who competes in wheelchair trains for half-marathon

Instead of the sound of athletic shoes pounding the pavement, spectators hear only the swoosh of wheels when Amy Saffell breezes past.

Amy SaffellSaffell, who has competed in a half-marathon as well as 5K and 10K races using her wheelchair, has a new goal on the horizon.

The Franklin resident is training with three running groups for the Women’s Half Marathon, a challenging course through downtown Nashville on Sept. 28.

Read the complete story in The Tennessean.