It wouldn’t be Marathon Monday without a few proposals (and in fact, Boston.com just published a story about how popular finish-line proposals are at the race). Sure enough, there are already reports of at least one couple who got engaged just after finishing their 26.2 miles: Dan Koh, Chief of Staff for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, popped the question just moments after completing the race with girlfriend Amy Sennett, who is vice president of international strategy and assistant general counsel at the Boston 2024 Partnership.
Congrats to @dank & @amysennett on finishing the #BostonMarathon and your engagement! pic.twitter.com/HfvR08KZ2o
— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) April 20, 2015
Once the couple passed the 24.8-mile mark, they started seeing a series of signs that Dan had arranged for friends to hold up on the side of the course, according to Boston.com. They read:
Amy, you’ve changed my life
We’ve been through it all
To DC—(M Street!)
To New York—(Cramped Studio!)
To Philadelphia—(Talula’s Garden!)
… and back.
There’s a lot we have left to learn
But I know one thing for sure
I love you, and will love you, forever
You’re the answer to all my questions
But I have one question left to ask …
When the couple crossed the finish line, Mayor Walsh handed Dan the ring, and he got down on one knee. Adorable, right?
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The highlight of 2015!! Ran through the finish line hand-in-hand with my man who ran the entire race under 2 hours and then agreed to share the rest of my life with him. I get emotional every time I think about it. #IsaidYES
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