Danny O'Toole from Rugby who has cystic fibrosis is running the London Marathon to raise awareness of the condition
A paralysed woman who completed this year's London marathon wearing a robotic suit is preparing to cycle from Paris to London.
Leicestershire woman Claire Lomas who has been competing in the London marathon despite being paralysed, finished the race today.
The family of a Claire Squires, who died from acute heart failure during the London Marathon after taking a performance-enhancing drug, have paid tribute to her.
They spoke after a coroner's inquest ruled that extreme exertion complicated by DMAA - which has been banned in Britain since August 2012 - led to Ms Squires death.
Ms Squires, 30, had aimed to raise £500 for The Samaritans but after her death donations to her JustGiving page totalled more than £1m.
A pathologist at the Claire Squires inquest has told the coroner she died from acute heart failure complicated by the presence of the performance enhancing supplement DMAA.
The coroner at Southwark has also been told that DMAA is now a banned drug in this country since August 2012 .
Claire died in April 2012 just a mile from the finishing line of the London marathon.
A consultant at the inquest into the death of 30-year-old Claire Squires who died while taking part in the London marathon says 'performance enhancing drink she took could have made her heart beat faster.'
The performance enhancing ingredient that was in her drink was DMAA.
Claire from North Kilworth in Leicestershire collapsed and died a mile from the finishing line in April last year.
The inquest into the death of 30-year-old Claire Squires from North Kilworth in Leicestershire who collapsed and died a mile from the finishing line of the London marathon last year has been hearing how she used an energy boost drink while on the run.
The hairdresser had taken part in several marathons prior to the London run in April last year.
Her boyfriend Simon Van Herrewege told Southwark Coroners Court in London that Claire had bought the energy boost drink online.
An off-duty paramedic told the Coroner she had seen Claire suddenly slow down and reach for the barrier in Birdcage Walk near the finishing line. She then collapsed and her heart stopped beating.
Following the death donations to Claire's chosen charity The Samaritans passed the one million pound mark.
The inquest is continuing.
ITV Central caught up with Claire Lomas from Leicestershire to reflect on her incredible year of 2012.
Claire was paralysed from the waist down after having a horse riding accident, but this didn't put her off completing the London Marathon using a specially-designed robotic suit.
Here's a look back at Claire's incredible year.
Claire Lomas has been talking to ITV Central about her incredible year including the moment she decided to compete in the London Marathon.
Seven weeks ago Claire Lomas from Leicestershire completed the London Marathon using a pair of robotic legs.
Now she's planning to cycle from Paris to London next April.
Seven weeks ago, Claire Lomas from Leicestershire, completed the London Marathon in a rewalk suit.
Now she intends to cycle from Paris to London for her next challenge in April.
Claire Lomas from Eye Kettleby in Leicestershire trying out the bike she's hoping to use to cycle from Paris to London.
Despite being paralysed from the chest down, Claire completed the London Marathonlast month - raising more than £200,000 for spinal research.
Claire's hoping to start her challenge in April next year.
Claire Lomas from Leicestershire, who completed the London Marathon in a robotic suit, is now preparing to cycle from Paris to London. Claire, who is from Eye Kettleby near Melton Mowbray, was paralysed from the chest down after a horse-riding accident in 2007.
I may even get to cycle down the road today!