Thursday, January 3, 2013
Funeral arrangements made for 76-year-old runner Patrick Brady of Woolwich.
The Cranford-based Central Jersey Road Runners Club thanked the Westfield Police Department and Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad for their "quick response" in coming to the aid of Patrick Brady, 76, of Woolwich, who collapsed and died at the annual New Year's Day Hangover 5K held in Tamaques Park. "We would like to thank the members of the Westfield Police Department who were at the race site for the entire event and the Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad for their quick response to this most tragic situation," the club posted on its website. "We also want to thank the countless number of volunteers and bystanders whose names we will never know who also took steps right away to assist our friend Pat." Brady, a longstanding member of the …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Patrick Brady was a longstanding member of the Central Jersey Road Runners Club.
The runner who collapsed at the New Year's Day Hangover 5K held in Tamaques Park has passed away, according to the Cranford-based Central Jersey Road Runners Club, the race's sponsor. Patrick Brady, 76, was transported to the hospital Tuesday after eyewitnesses said cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was performed during the 31st annual run. Race organizers said several members of CJRRC are doctors who were on the scene right away and added that "all of our RRCA coaches are First Aid and CPR certified." A message on the CJRRC's website stated the following: "We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own longstanding CJRRC members Patrick Brady at the Hangover 5k. We will post information about the arrangements as soon as they are …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Run was held today in Tamaques Park.
A runner collapsed at the 31st annual Hangover 5K held today in Tamaques Park, according to race organizers. An eyewitness told Patch cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was performed on the man before he was transported to the hospital. A member of the Cranford-based Central Jersey Road Runners Club, which sponsors the New Year's Day run, said information on the man's condition has not been made available to the club at this time pending family notification. The Westfield police department and volunteer rescue squad were unable to provide information at this time. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.