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Video: London Marathon 2015 Runner surprises his girlfriend with a marriage proposal

Published 28/04/2015

London Marathon proposal screen grab
London Marathon proposal screen grab

Marathon runner Jordan Meikle took a break during Sunday's gruelling 26.2-mile run to get down on one knee.

Stopping near Canary Wharf, Jordan got stretched for a while before turning to his girlfriend, Kayleigh Harris, and getting down on one knee.

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He then produced an engagement ring from his shorts and popped the question.

His shocked girlfriend said yes.

The footage was posted online shortly after by Kayleigh's father, Mark, who wrote: "Run the marathon and then propose. What a nutter."

Jordan and Kayleigh's engagement wasn't the only love story at this year's London Marathon, with Paul Elliott and Laura Harvey stopping at the half-way point of the course at St Katharine's Docks to tie the knot in front of 80 guests.

The newlyweds from South London then ran the second-half of the race as husband and wife.

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