Friends of Claire Squires, the hairdresser from Leicestershire who died running the London Marathon, are preparing to finish the race she never completed.
In April 2012, Claire died a mile before the finish line. ITV Central has been to meet her sister and some friends who are taking part in the marathon for the charity Squires Effect.
The funeral of a woman from Leicestershire who died during the London Marathon will be held in the family’s home town at midday.
The best friend of Claire Squires from Leicestershire, who died in the London Marathon, says the family is overwhelmed by the donations.
Donations to a charity in honour of a runner from Leicestershire who collapsed and died during the London Marathon continued to soar today.