Marathon runner's family 'overwhelmed' by donations

The family of a man who died after running the London Marathon said they are "overwhelmed" by the donations that have been made in his honour.

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Donations surge for London Marathon runner who died

More than £28,000 has been donated to charity in honour of a runner who died after collapsing at the finishing line of the London Marathon.

Rob Berry in a picture on his donation page. Credit: JustGiving

Robert Berry, 42, was running to raise money for the National Osteoporosis Society when he died.

By 8.30am this morning, over 2,000 donations on his JustGiving page had helped to raise over £28,582.

Mr Berry said on his donation page that he was supporting the charity in tribute to his "inspirational" mother who was diagnosed with a brittle bone condition at the age of 52.

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