Two Runners Got Engaged At The Boston Marathon Finish Line

Romance must be even sweeter when you’ve waited 26.2 miles for it.

Two years out from the bombing, this year’s Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual race of its length, was full of triumph.

Two years out from the bombing, this year's Boston Marathon, the world's oldest annual race of its length, was full of triumph.

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Daniel Koh and Amy Sennett both ran the marathon as part of Team MR8, a group raising money in honor of Martin W. Richard, an 8-year-old bombing victim of the 2013 marathon.

Daniel Koh and Amy Sennett both ran the marathon as part of Team MR8, a group raising money in honor of Martin W. Richard, an 8-year-old bombing victim of the 2013 marathon.

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This is their third time running Boston together since becoming running buddies at Harvard Business School in 2009.

This is their third time running Boston together since becoming running buddies at Harvard Business School in 2009.

“I knew that she was a cute blonde girl who was obviously smart, so I thought this was my in,” Koh told the Boston Globe. “She kind of got me into the running, and that’s how we started.”

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But this time was special, because when they reached the finish line, Koh proposed. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh held the ring for Koh, his chief of staff, until the couple finished.

But this time was special, because when they reached the finish line, Koh proposed. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh held the ring for Koh, his chief of staff, until the couple finished.

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