Two Oceans organisers confirm death of female runner

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 15: General view during the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 56km on April 15, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Roger Sedres/Gallo Images)

CAPE TOWN- Two Oceans organiser have confirmed the death of a female runner .

The female half-runner was a 43 year old woman.

According to Two Ocean’s organisers the woman experiencing difficulties on Southern Cross Drive and collapsed.

The Two Oceans statement read, “Despite prompt and prolonged medical attention, the runner could not be resuscitated.”

Carol Vosloo the general manager of the Two Oceans Marathon said, “We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to her loved ones, and also thank her fellow club members who gave up their own finish time to remain with, and assist her.”

The woman’s family have been contacted and no further details were given.

Photo Credit- The South African

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