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Search known as off for lacking runner in Madeira


Authorities on the Portuguese island of Madeira known as off the seek for the lacking British path runner, Darren Kay, who disappeared three weeks in the past whereas on a run within the village of Calheta.

Darren Kay
Photograph: Darren Kay/Fb

Kay and his companion went for a one-hour run collectively from their vacation Airbnb, however when she stopped, he mentioned he would keep it up for an additional half-hour or so. Kay’s companion notified authorities inside a couple of hours after they parted methods on the path, however he didn’t return.

Native information reported on Dec. 24 that authorities on the island had ceased the seek for the 52-year-old. Kay’s household has continued to look, and has raised greater than $20,000 by means of a Gofundme marketing campaign to assist discover the lacking runner.

Kay, who’s initially from Bolton however resides in Sedbergh, U.Ok., was on vacation within the city of Calheta together with his companion and was final seen by his companion earlier than he went off for a run on his personal.

Kay’s brother instructed the BBC that unhealthy circumstances and excessive tides stopped the search occasion from accessing some areas on the island early on. Madeira is thought for its gorgeous trails, rugged terrain, excessive cliffs, volcanoes and rocky seashores.

That is the fourth runner to go lacking with no hint on the island whereas operating alone within the final two years. Native information experiences that three of the 4 have been staying within the Calheta space after they went lacking.


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