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Funeral for £1m marathon girl

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.

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Over 600 gather for marathon runner funeral

More than 600 family and friends are thought to have arrived so far.

Some 200 people packed into the church, which can seat 150, while more than 400 stood on the grass outside.

The Rev Emma Davies described Claire as a "truly beautiful" person who "sparkled".

We gather to remember Claire and to give great thanks to Claire who gave so much to so many people.

– The Rev Emma Davies

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