French ultrarunner suffers cardiac arrest at the Marathon des Sables

The medical director was on the scene within several minutes, but ultimately the runner passed away

Montreal Marathon race director resigns in wake of death on the course

Dominique Piché, race director of the Oasis Rock n Roll Marathon, has stepped down after half-marathoner Patrick Neely, who later died in hospital, collapsed in cardiac arrest two kilometres from the finish line

Two runners die after Cardiff Half-Marathon

Ben McDonald and Dean Fletcher both succumbed to cardiac arrest after crossing the finish line