Elvis Revives Marathon Runner

Dec 7, 2010
Outside Magazine

Elvis An anesthesiologist dressed as Elvis Presley revived a marathon runner after the runner passed out in a Las Vegas restaurant, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.

Dr. Claudio Palma ran the Rock 'n Roll Las Vegas Half-Marathon on Sunday dressed as Elvis. He got married at a run-through chapel at mile two, crossed the finish line, then settled in at a booth in Mandalay Place's Burger Bar to celebrate his marriage and his race. When a woman passed out in the restaurant, he sprang into action, jumpsuit, sideburns, scarf and all.

He performed CPR on the woman. When she came to, Palma told the Review-Journal, "She was giving me a weird look and telling me she was okay."

Read the whole story here.

-Erin Beresini

Photo courtesy of howieluvzus on Flickr.
Note: This is not Dr. Palma. It is a random Elvis.


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