All Athletes

Kenny Green

Hometown: Smyrna, TN Favorite Running Event: Any of the Rock & Roll Marathon Series Best Moment: Breaking the 2 hour mark on his 2nd 1/2 marathon Kenny Green is a left symes amputee and has been with Amputee Blade Runners since November of 2011. ABR’s support of a running leg has allowed him to already Read More…

Laura Mullen

Hometown: Elkhart, IN Favorite Running event: Fenton Payne and Fred 5k? Best Moment: Completing the Fenton Payne and Fred 5k,… First time running a 5k and first time (truly running on that foot.   AMAZING! Laura Mullen is a left symes amputee and has been part of the Amputee Blade Runners since August 2011. Thanks to Amputee Read More…

Daryl Farler

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN Favorite Running Event: The Warrior Dash Best Moment: The infamous  2011 Franklin Classic Daryl joined ABR in January of 2011. In 2006 he was scratched by his dog in the corner of his left eye and contracted a virus that caused septic shock. This resulted in the loss of both his legs Read More…

Ryan Fann

Home State: Georgia I lost my left foot at the age of 3. My parents quickly realized that this wasn’t as much of setback in my life as they anticipated. Pee Wee football began at the age of 5 for me, and every other sport you can think of followed. Growing up, I was always active Read More…

Zach Weber

Hometown:  Perrysburg, OH Favorite Running Event: Susan G. Koman: Race for the Cure Zach Weber has a left below knee amputation as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He has been running with Aaron Fitzsimmons and Ryan Fann (founders of Amputee Blade Runners) since before the organization began. Zach is now also a prosthetist, Read More…

Andrew Kittrell

Andrew is 14 years old. He was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome, which resulted in the congenital loss of his left leg below the knee, a right club foot, as well as affecting the fingers on both hands. He has undergone 7 surgeries since birth, none of which have stopped him from accomplishing anything that he Read More…

Mike Assefa

I’ve played sports all my life and have always been an active person. Track & field, baseball, and basketball were some of the sports I played in high school, but football was the on that really excited me and got my blood pumping. There was always two games going on, one was the actual game Read More…

Brent Lambert

After my amputation two and half years ago I decided I wanted to be as active as I possibly could be. Learning to ride a bicycle proved to be great rehab and I soon progressed to riding an average of 120 miles/wk. While this was an encouragement to me I really wanted to be able Read More…

Micaela Tucker

I was born missing my left leg and received my first prosthesis when I was 10 months old. From that time until I was about 4 years old, I had an above the knee prosthetic with no knee, so I learned to walk with just a straight leg. I finally received a prosthesis with a Read More…

Michael Spence

Hometown: Powell, TN Favorite Running Event: Susan G. Komen Knoxville 5K Best Moment: Being able to run the Komen 5K within two weeks of being fit with the running prosthesis Michael Spence is a left knee disarticulation amputee as the result of a motorcycle accident in April 2006 when he was 22 years old. Michael Read More…