Runner in critical condition after half marathon

(WISH Photo/Jason Thompson)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) – Officials say a woman running the Mill Race half marathon in Columbus was hospitalized after the race.

Police say 32-year-old Amber Pendleton may have suffered heat stroke.

Medical officials tell The Republic, Pendleton was taken to a medical station where her body temperature registered 105 degrees.

Pendleton had finished the half marathon in 2:18:26 when she was helped across the finish line.

She was last listed in critical condition at Columbus Regional Hospital. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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