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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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Friends race in runner's memory

Claire Squires died during the London Marathon last year

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 this Sunday.

Claire Squires' Just Giving page raised more than £1million for charity after she collapsed just a mile from the finish line.

Her friends Lucy Marlow and Nicola Short are taking part in the Marathon along with twelve other people.

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