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£13k raised for London runner
11:00am Tuesday 21st August 2012 in Banbury
A FUNDRAISING day has been held in memory of a London Marathon runner whose death prompted more than £1m to be given to charity.
Saturday’s Claire Squires Fun Day at Market Harborough Rugby Club raised more than £13,000 for Leicester child bereavement charity The Laura Centre.
The Leicestershire resident was running for the Banbury and District Samaritans – where mother Priscilla has volunteered – when she collapsed on the final stretch of the April 22 run.
Centre co-founder Gail Moore said: “We are very grateful to everyone that turned out.”