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Runner surprised with marriage proposal during New York City marathon

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WATCH: A runner in the New York City Marathon finished the race with a medal and a diamond ring on her finger, after her boyfriend proposed during the race on Sunday – Nov 5, 2018

NEW YORK — One runner in the New York City marathon came away with an engagement ring alongside her medal for finishing the race.

Kaitlyn Curran, a nurse at St. Barnabas Hospital, said she was hitting mile 16 in the marathon on Sunday when she saw her boyfriend Dennis Galvin down on one knee.

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WNBC-TV reports that Galvin, a firefighter from Jersey City, N.J., asked Curran to marry her as crowds cheered on the couple.

Galvin’s cousin Kathleen Deirdre said the couple has been dating for four years, and Galvin wanted the proposal to be special.

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