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Emergency helicopter rescues runner 

The emergency services were called out to come to the rescue of a runner who became ill whilst taking part in a mountain race.

The 35-year-old man fainted whilst in the Güímar/Arafo summit district.

The 112 control centre received a call reporting concern about his whereabouts. He was found unconscious.

The emergency helicopter located the runner and gave him treatment at the scene before he was airlifted to hospital. His condition was not serious.