FILE - In this April 7, 2017 file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tillis collapsed Wednesday, May 17, 2017, during Washington race and was taken away in ambulance. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Sen. Thom Tillis, (R-North Carolina), collapsed while running a race in Washington on Wednesday morning, but let people know he is doing ok after being transported to a hospital.
Tillis was participating in the ACLI Capital Challenge, an annual three-mile race held in the southeast part of D.C.
Media reports showed Tillis, 56, on the ground. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital.
There were reports that Tillis was unconscious and had received CPR. He denied those reports.