In 31 years Claire, a healthy 30 year old has been the 10th person to die in this marathon. It's a tragic event, and maybe 10 people in 31 years isn't a massive amount, but should they maybe think of really looking at the length and intensity of this marathon?Claire Squires was determined to "change lives" by running the London Marathon and raising money for a mental health charity.
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Things like this are supposed to be about fun and raising money for charity. If people are pushing their bodies so hard that they are actually dying then perhaps it's time to think about changing the course a bit. Or maybe having more extensive medical exams or something before being able to compete to stop the number of deaths rising in future years.