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Marriage proposal at the finish line

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A couple of runners taking part in Savannah's Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon will soon be racing down the aisle.

Ben Pennymon proposed to his girlfriend, Ida Broadnas, just as they finished their third half marathon together.

"I had no idea at all. That was very slick and I was pleasantly surprised," said Ida. "I was just trying to finish the race. I had no idea this would happen. I was just excited to finish it and then he was pushing me towards the sign. I just wanted to finish and then there was a sign that said, 'Ida will you marry me.'"

She said yes.

The couple told WTOC they may come back next year to run the full marathon in celebration of their anniversary.

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