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Man in his 50s dies after collapsing at Belfast marathon

It’s understood that the man collapsed early on in the run.

File photo Belfast Marathon
File photo Belfast Marathon
Image: PA Archive/PA Images

A MAN HAS died after collapsing during the Belfast City Marathon.

It’s understood that the man, who was in his 50s, collapsed early on in the run.

Emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital.

Police say the man’s death is not being treated as suspicious but a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

A record 17,000 people took part in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon this May Day Bank Holiday Monday.

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