71-year-old runner in critical condition after collapsing at Maui Marathon finish line

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A 71-year-old man who was running the Maui Marathon on Sunday has been hospitalized in critical condition after collapsing at the finish line.

Maui fighters responded to the scene in Kaanapali around 7:38 a.m.

A runner reportedly collapsed and was found unresponsive Kaanapali Parkway.

A crew arrived at 7:43 a.m. and found the man laying on the ground at the finish line. Marathon workers were already tending to the runner and had performed CPR on the man prior to firefighters’ arrival.

It was reported that the man regained a pulse after receiving a shock from an Automated External Defibrillator administered by race medical staff.

EMS personnel arrived and stabilized the man before transporting him to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.

The runner’s hometown was not available.

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