We were called by NWAS about a runner on an ultramarathon event who was reported to have ‘collapsed’ at Stanley Tarn, near to the Mirehouse Estate in Whitehaven. A First Responder was first on the scene and provided medical care to the runner. A farmer then used their quad bike to ferry the runner to our vehicle for the journey to hospital.
Incident started at 16:13 and ended at 17:20 making 1.1 hrs in total. There were 10 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NX 986 141 (altitude 18 m). Total rescuer hours: 11