Cancer may have taken her ability to run, but Capt. Kelly Elmlinger refused to let that slow her down.
Instead, the Army nurse traded running for wheelchair racing and sped her way to multiple medals at the Warrior and Invictus Games and a spot in this spring’s Boston Marathon.
“Cancer was really tough, but it opened up a world of opportunities I wouldn’t have had otherwise,” said Elmlinger, who serves at San Antonio Military Medical Center. “I’m still a productive member of society, still celebrating successes in life.”
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