Kemoy Campbell in stable condition

By: Bob Holt
Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Emergency Service personnel remove Kemoy Campbell, of Jamaica, from the track after he collapsed during his duty as a pacesetter in the men's 3000-meter race at the Millrose Games track and field meet, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Emergency Service personnel remove Kemoy Campbell, of Jamaica, from the track after he collapsed during his duty as a pacesetter in the men's 3000-meter race at the Millrose Games track and field meet, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

— Kemoy Campbell, a former University of Arkansas All-American distance runner who collapsed last Saturday after taking himself off the track during a race at the Millrose Games, is awake and in stable condition, according to a statement released by his family on Tuesday.

Campbell, who competed in the 2016 Olympics and the 2017 World Championships in the 5,000 meters for his native Jamaica, is being treated at New York Presbyterian/ Columbia University Hospital.

“Kemoy will continue to be monitored and recover at the hospital for the foreseeable time,” the family statement said.

Campbell, 28, collapsed while running as a pace-setter for the 3,000 meters.

Campbell now trains with the Reebok Boston Track Club and Reebok President Matt O’Toole announced the company will donate $50,000 to help with his medical expenses.

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