Cleveland Marathon medal to be awarded to family of Taylor Ceepo, woman who died during race

Cleveland Marathon medal to be awarded to family of Taylor Ceepo, woman who died during race
Taylor Ceepo (Source: Walsh University)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Officials from the Cleveland Marathon announced that the family of the woman who died while running the race will be awarded a half marathon medal in her honor.

Tragically, 22-year-old Taylor Ceepo collapsed less than a mile from the finish line on Sunday and was transported to University Hospitals where she was pronounced dead.

Ceepo was a graduate of Walsh University and a native of Medina.

In addition to presenting the medal, the Cleveland Marathon will be donating to Akron Children’s Hospital in honor of of Ceepo’s involvement with a Walsh University group that worked with the hospital system.

On behalf of the entire Cleveland Marathon staff, our hearts ache for the family and friends of Taylor Ceepo. The entire...

Posted by Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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