Claire Lomas who was paralysed in a horse riding accident inspired thousands of other sports men and women today.
She started the Leicester marathon and Claire knows only too well how much of a challenge it is.
She has completed one herself, the London marathon using robotic legs.
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Tributes have been paid to a young BBC Radio presenter who lost his battle with skin cancer aged just 33.
Rain slowly clearing to sunshine and showers on Sunday.
Outbreaks of rain will move southwards turning clearer and colder.