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Spectator saves Chevron Houston Marathon runner who went into cardiac arrest

HOUSTON (January18, 2017)

Rand Mintzer has been running for more than 30 years; in fact, he even wrote a book about the sport. On Sunday, the 57-year-old was running his 25th marathon and his 11th Houston Marathon when he collapsed along the course. An ambulance arrived and paramedics rushed Mintzer to the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest. Doctors put in a stint because he had a severe blockage in one of his arteries. After three days in the hospital, Mintzer was cleared to go home and cleared to start exercising again but must take it slowly.

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