Runner stops London Marathon with 1 mile to go… to propose to girlfriend

A RUNNER paused with a mile left to go in the London Marathon — to propose to his girlfriend.

Will Thornton, 36, got down on one knee in front of 32-year-old Tilly Burns, 谁是 in the crowd with their families.

Will Thornton, 36, got down on one knee in front of 32-year-old Tilly Burns a mile before the end of the London Marathon

Will Thornton, 36, got down on one knee in front of 32-year-old Tilly Burns a mile before the end of the London Marathon

The school caretaker from Ash Vale, 萨里, 说: “There’s something I’ve got to do here first.”

他加了: “I love you so much.

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Crying with happiness, deputy nursery manager Tilly accepted.

Will quipped after finishing Sunday’s race in five hours, 55 分钟: “I didn’t think I’d be able to get back up again.”

Tilly said: “He said he always wanted to do it at a time I didn’t expect it.”