Seasoned runner, 37, dies after suffering a massive heart attack during a race up a 1,100ft Lake District fell

A prepared runner kicked the bucket of a heart assault amidst a race up a 1,100-foot fell in the Lake Area.

Stephen Owen, imagined, was 20 minutes into the Loughrigg Fell Race close Ambleside – charged as a ‘four-mile impact’ – on Wednesday evening when he crumbled.

Different competitors, mountain rescuers and an air emergency vehicle team attempted to revive the 37-year-old however he kicked the bucket in the blink of an eye a short time later. It is not trusted the runner, depicted as ‘kind and liberal’, had any known wellbeing conditions.

Mr Owen’s accomplice Katie Milburn paid tribute to her ‘perfect partner’.

Composing on Facebook, she stated: ‘My closest companion, experience partner, the most delightful human I’ve at any point met and man of my most out of this world fantasies passed away yesterday evening.

‘Stephen’s heart ceased all of a sudden on Loughrigg fell race and we’re anticipating further subtle elements in the matter of why.

‘I’m profoundly sorry to learn this overwhelming news along these lines yet pardon me for being not able convey to all that knew and thought about him separately.

‘I’m with the two his folks and mine. We are despondent. Life is so short.’

Later she included: ‘He’d made me more joyful than I’d ever imagined conceivable. Our exclusive contention was who was the most fortunate to have met the other.’

Mr Owen, a traditionalist with Cumbria Untamed life Trust, lived in Penrith and had a place with a club based there called Eden Runners. Administrator Shaun Silson stated: ‘We are quite recently crushed.

‘Steve was a gifted and prominent individual from our club. His entire manner was one of accommodation, he was a genuine noble man.

‘We had no earlier learning that Steve had any issues.’

Just a month ago he completed a half marathon in less than one hour 30 minutes, very nearly 40 minutes snappier than the normal time for his age.

Wednesday’s race, close Ambleside, begun at 7pm and included around 200 runners going up against a 565-foot climb, which tops at 1,100 feet (335 meters) above ocean level.

A year ago he participated in a similar race, completing fourteenth out of 155 runners.

Scratch Owen, of Langdale Ambleside Mountain Protect Group, said different competitors likewise attempted to spare Mr Owen.

‘One of the runners crumbled and tragically passed on because of that despite the fact that CPR was regulated,’ he said. ‘He was proclaimed dead by the Incomparable North Air Rescue vehicle paramedic.’

Extraordinary North Air Rescue vehicle stated: ‘We got reports of a male who was participating in a sorted out fell run when he crumbled because of a heart failure. He was given CPR and mountain save were additionally close by to give help. He was articulated dead at the scene.’

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