The sister of Claire Squires, the Leicestershire woman who died while running the London marathon says the world is worse place without her.
The sister of Claire Squires has spoke about why they held a charity fun day in her memory today.
Claire, from North Kilworth in Leicestershire, died while running the London Marathon. She collapsed a mile from the finish line. She'd been raising money for the Samaritans.
Family and friends of runner Claire Squires who died during the London Marathon are holding a fun day to raise money in her memory.Read the full story ›
A charity is to be set up in tribute to Claire Squires, who died during this year's London Marathon.Read the full story ›
More than £750,000 has been donated to the Samaritans in honour of Claire Squires from Leicestershire.
The JustGiving website has received over 65,000 donations.
Claire has been described as "an incredible, inspirational, beautiful and driven person" by her family, who paid tribute.
With over 9,000 donations, Claire Squires, the London Marathon runner who died during the event, has raised more £100,000 on her JustGiving page, supporting the charity Samaritans.
A close friend of the marathon runner who died during the London Marathon has described Claire Squires as an "inspiration".
Both Nicola Short and the RAF Association (RAFA) have paid tribute to her on the RAFA website. In a statement, the RAFA said:
"Claire was a wonderfully vibrant and energetic person, who was a keen charity supporter and loved by all who knew her. Claire’s efforts in support of the RAF Association helped to raise hundreds of pounds for our charity and that is something for which we will always be grateful".
Tributes have flooded in for a Leicestershire woman who collapsed and died near the finish line of this year's London Marathon.Read the full story ›