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Runner dies after collapsing at half marathon - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

August 23, 2014

Runner dies after collapsing at half marathon

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:00 am

GALVESTON — A young woman died Sunday after collapsing at the finish line of the Run Like a Diva half marathon in downtown Galveston, medical personnel and race organizers said.

Organizers of the half marathon did not release the runner’s name, age or cause of death out of respect for her family’s privacy. They said in a statement the woman collapsed at about 9:45 a.m. and was later pronounced dead at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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