Running coach dies during Sunday’s Seneca7 race

It’s the last thing officials or enthusiasts in Geneva expected to have happen during the Seneca7 race.

A Syracuse-area running coach died during the race, according to officials. Brendan Jackson, a triathlon trainer at Fleet Feet Sports Syracuse, suffered a serious medical emergency and died during the race.

He had 30 years of coaching experience, and coached a wide-range of experienced levels.

According to race officials, numerous individuals tried to save Jackson, but additional information about the incident was not available.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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