Sudden Death: Marathon!


Top distance runner Ryan Shay died during the U.S. men’s Olympic marathon trials Saturday after collapsing about 5 1/2 miles into the race.

He was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital and pronounced dead at 8:46 a.m.. He was 28.
Read the story from AP here.


  1. Can’t say for sure, but I think I was acquainted with his big sister when I tried to run track & cross country at Michigan State.

  2. Wow, that’s really sad. I was reading up on all the news on him. Death can come at any moment, not even the fittest are immune.

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