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.
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!
A woman who completed this year's London Marathon in a robotic suit who's now preparing for a charity bike ride from Paris to London says she will give it her "best shot".
Claire Lomas, from Eye Kettleby in Leicestershire, is paralysed from the chest down. She says she will try to better her marathon attempt.