Tough Mudder: Rockford amputee completes dirty run

Amy Kauffman has done it -- completing the Tough Mudder race.

ROCKFORD, MICH. - Across the finish line, over all the obstacles and through the mud.

She's done it -- completing the Tough Mudder on Sunday, June 4.

Amy Kauffman had her foot removed in August 2013 after an abnormal connection between arteries and veins in her right leg. Two years later, her problems persisted and Amy decided to have her right leg amputated just below her knee.

But all that didn't stop her fighting spirit.

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Kauffman says she could barely walk long distances seven months ago but after continuing her rehab, she's now able to run 6 miles.

"I honestly didn't think I was going to get through all the obstacles," Kauffman said. "I thought there was going to be some I wouldn't be able to finish and being able to get through them was just really, really cool."

More runs are planned in the future, and Kauffman even wants to run next year's Fifth Third River Bank Run.

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