A participant of the Llarena Trail, a marathon that has been held in Sabadell, He died this Sunday in the middle of the race, while it continued with its development. Details of the victim and the circumstances of his death have not yet been made public.
The news has been made public by the City Council in a tweet collected by Europa Press, in which it has assured that the causes of his death are “undetermined”, although from local media they point out that this would have been a heart attack which ended up being fatal.
In the same way, the City Council wanted to transfer the condolences to the family of the victim. “We deeply regret this death and extend our condolences to family and friends,” they wrote from the consistory.
⚫️ PRESS RELEASE
During the @LaLlaneraTrail, which took place today, one participant has died of undetermined causes. @UESabadell and City Council have decided to suspend the race and delivery of trophies. We deeply regret this death, and extend our condolences to family and friends.
– Sabadell City Council (@Aj_Sabadell) January 23, 2022
The emergency services quickly moved to the scene with a medical helicopter, but could do nothing to revive the runner.
Due to the death, the Excursionist Union of Sabadell, organizer of the race, and the town hall have decided to suspend the marathon and prize giving. A sad way to put an end to the sixth edition of the popular race that this year had broken the registration record, bordering on a thousand participants.