A mother of three dies following a collapse at the Los Angeles marathon finish line

A mother of three died after she fell at the Los Angeles charity marathon finish line, her family said. Race organizers . Trisha Paddock of Rancho Palos Verdes was participating in the Half Marathon Sunday. All participants raised money for one charity.

We are deeply saddened to learn Trisha Paddock, a Charity Challenge Half Marathon participant, tragically passed away in…

Posted by Los Angeles Marathon on Tuesday, March 22, 2022

According to marathon results, Paddock was 46; however, Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Erik Scott said she was 44, CBS Los Angeles reported.

According to Scott, crews encountered Paddock at 12: 10 p.m. on Sunday. Scott stated that Paddock had a “medical complaint” which led to her experiencing a witness cardiac arrest. “

“Medical aid was quickly provided by over a dozen personnel, including LAFD Cycle Teams, and the patient was rapidly treated and transported to a local hospital,” he said.

Her husband, Ryan Paddock, told NBC Los Angeles that she was an avid runner and he was waiting for her at the finish line. He sent me a message saying, “I have one mile left to run,” he added.

According to race organizers, Paddock was running to raise funds for a charity called the Asian American Drug Abuse Program, a non profit that provides Asian-Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities with substance abuse services.

“This was a terrible loss and we send our deepest condolences to her loved ones.” Race officials released a statement. We would like to thank all first responders and paramedics who responded quickly to the call. “

A GoFundMe page for the family had raised more than $63,000 as of Friday morning.

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