Runner Has Cardiac Arrest at Ten Miler EventPosted: Sep 25, 2010 7:25 PMUpdated: Sep 25, 2010 7:25 PM
Lynchburg, VA- Lynchburg Life Saving Crew says one male runner had a full cardiac arrest during the race on Saturday.
Lynchburg Fire department and Lynchburg Life Saving Crew members performed CPR on the man. Officials say they had to give him a shock to help restart his heart
The man was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital. And, officials say he is ok at this time.
Lynchburg Life Saving Crews says it's not uncommon for people to be injured during long distance races.