Sunday, September 25, 2011

The downside of Kaiser Permanente's publicity efforts in sponsoring marathons: 36-year-old dies, not enough trained paramedics

Golf Tourney Held for Orinda Runner Who Died in Half Marathon
September 22, 2011

Peter Hass, 36, collapsed and died from overexertion at the end of the Kaiser Permanente half marathon earlier this year.

The Orinda resident's Feb. 6 death made Bay Area headlines. And five months later, San Francisco's Department of Emergency Management issued a report that said there weren't enough trained paramedics at the finish line that day...

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