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Running for Claire Squires

The friends of a 30-year-old hairdresser from Leicestershire who died during the London Marathon last year will be running the race in her memory today.

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Marathon runner raises more than three quarters of a million pounds

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.

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