Woman dies in cross country night race

A woman has died after falling ill while taking part in a night time cross country race.

Emergency crews were called to the Mighty Deerstalker event in the Scottish Borders after the woman became unwell just before 18:00 on Saturday.

The 48-year-old was taken to Borders General Hospital in Melrose but did not survive.

The 10-mile (16km) event, billed as the UK’s biggest night race, was being held at Innerleithen

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