Distance Runner Drenth Dies After a Workout
Distance runner Jeff Drenth collapsed after a training run Monday and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Drenth, a 24-year-old native of Charlevoix, Mich., collapsed after arriving at the offices of the Athletics West track club for a scheduled massage.
Said Scott Pengelly of Athletics West: “He was joking around with some friends, and then he stepped into the rest room. Some of our friends found him there, and the paramedics were called.”