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Edinburg woman dies after half marathon

Daily staff report

An Edinburg woman died Tuesday after collapsing at the finish line of a half marathon in Frederick, Maryland, on Sunday.

Sarah Defren was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, her pastor Rev. Lisa Webb of Woodstock Presbyterian Church told The Frederick News-Post. Defren was then flown to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

According to Webb, Defren never regained consciousness after her collapse.

Defren was a physical therapist, Webb said, and an active runner.

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