Masterchef Contestant Dies in Marathon

A runner in Sunday’s London Marathon who appeared on the BBC television show “Masterchef: The Professionals” collapsed during the race and later died, according to the event organizers.

Matt Campbell, 29, collapsed after running 22.5 miles of the 26.2-mile course, the London Marathon organization said in a statement. Despite receiving immediate medical treatment, Campbell died later at a hospital. The cause of death has not yet been established.

He was running the London Marathon to raise money for The Brathay Trust, which inspires vulnerable people to make positive changes in their lives, and in memory of his father, who died in 2016. Campbell also had run a marathon in Manchester two weeks ago.

Source: London Marathon death: Matt Campbell, also a UK Masterchef contestant, dies after race – CNN

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