A MAN collapsed and died while out running at the weekend.

The 52-year-old Ilkley man was found by cyclists on Saturday morning on Middleton Moor, near Langbar.

Police officers from two forces, West Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Police attended the scene along with a Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

The Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association team attended at the request of the ambulance service and was able to remove the body from the moor with a Land Rover.

Eight members of the team attended the callout with a total attendance time of 25hrs 28 mins.