Post by Greg Stamper on Sept 9, 2014 13:46:46 GMT -5
Several runners treated for injuries after Red River Gorge Half-Marathon Posted: Sun 8:22 PM, Sep 07, 2014
POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - Dozens of people were rescued Saturday during the Red River Gorge Half-Marathon.
Search and rescue teams from Wolfe and Powell counties, along with several other agencies, were there to help 400 runners along the Gorge's terrain in the intense heat and thunderstorms.
According the the Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team's Facebook page, several people were rescued after experiencing severe muscle strains, sprains, thermal emergencies, and an allergic reactions. At the finish line treatment tent, roughly 30 patients were seen for various minor injuries.
--------------------------------- --------------------------------- Sep 7, 2014 4:04 PM Several People Rescued During Red River Gorge Half-Marathon
Search and rescue teams had a busy day at the Red River Gorge Saturday.
Rescue workers from several counties had to carry out several people who couldn't make it through the Rugged Red Trail Half-Marathon. People were rescued after suffering sprains, heat exhaustion and allergic reactions. Another 30 were treated at the finish line.
A bus carrying about 30 runners also went off a road near a bridge staging area. No one was hurt in that incident.
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