Norwich: Runner Dies In Half Marathon

28 November 2011, 13:59 | Updated: 28 November 2011, 14:03

A 25-year-old man has died while taking part in the city of Norwich half marathon.

Phillip Goillau collapsed during the race on Sunday morning and was treated by paramedics before being taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

It is believed Mr Goillau, from Dereham, Norfolk, had taken part in the race before.

Race director Hugh McGill said: "As an athletics club, as a community of runners, and as the team that put on the half-marathon, we are completely devastated by the tragic loss of a young life.''