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Why Claire Squires did it – London Marathon athlete was running for herself

by | 25th, April 2012

THE self-serving tabloid drive to own Claire Squires, the woman who died during the London Marathon, can now be put to bed. Claire Squires’ sister Maxine Holmes says the runner was not making a “sacrifice” ( Daily Mirror ), looking to create a “legacy of love” ( Daily Mail ) nor to “make it a million” and make us proud  ( The Sun ) . Was she inspirational “, as this site says?

Claire Squire was… Well, no need to guess and speculate and read her mind . Let’s hear from her sister, someone who actually knew her:

 “She was running it for herself as she had won a place to compete in the ballot. Then she decided at the last moment, just 10 days before it, to get sponsorship and urged people to help. That is typical Claire, she wanted to do something to help others.”

Claire Squires has helped others. It is tragic that she died. It’s is tragic

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