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Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Runner dies of heart attack in Buena Vista Ultra
BUENA VISTA - A distance runner collapsed and died Saturday morning during the Collegiate Peaks Trail Run. 59-year-old John Marini of Littleton was running the 25-mile race when he collapsed Saturday about 13 miles in. He died while being taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
Officials say the race had EMS squads and six aid stations.