Friend Nicola Short told the BBC: "I don't think any of us had any idea of how much she would raise. I think she would be completely overwhelmed and completely over the moon. She'd be going 'woo hoo', excited."
The funeral of Claire Squires, who collapsed and died close to the end of the London Marathon, has taken place. £1,000,000 has since been raised by donations to Claire's Just Giving page.