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This man proposes to his girlfriend as she finishes a marathon. Wholesome Moments

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u/Puppybrother 3d ago

I relate to the guy who finishes after her, gets a hamstring cramp, and limps away

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u/ravidranter 3d ago

Hahaha I came to see if anyone else noticed. He looks exactly how I’d imagine finishing a marathon would be like

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u/Mr_Abe_Froman 3d ago

It's pretty accurate in my experience. He gave it his best effort, to the point of barely being able to walk afterwards.

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u/Mud_Flapz 3d ago

Haha yeah he’s crossing the finishing line like “look at these ass holes” and limps away

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u/ZephyrFluous 3d ago

Imagine she just keeps running

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u/Daddy_Smokestack 3d ago

Pro gamer move

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u/StaredAtEclipseAMA 3d ago

Sigma female grindset

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u/the_ThreeEyedRaven 3d ago

A true Chadette

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u/No-Bread-2190 3d ago

Chadess*

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u/AlmightyDarkseid 3d ago

Never stop your set 🙏

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u/iplaythdrums 3d ago

She hurdles him

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u/PinkyAlpaca 3d ago

Turns around and runs the 26 miles again.

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u/Mean_Peen 3d ago

"Not today- HOOOAHHHH!!!"

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u/cakatoo 3d ago

She can’t. She’s exhausted. 5d chess.

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u/enonmouse 3d ago

Vomited and passed out on him was my hope.

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u/waltur_d 3d ago

This is an instance of knowing your partner. If I did that to my wife she wouldn’t have finished the race. She would have turned around and ran back to the starting line.

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u/Squid_Contestant_69 3d ago

They've actually never met before and she's just delirious

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u/Flaky-Fish6922 3d ago

considering what a marathon does to even conditioned athletes, you're not wrong about the delirium. she probably wants nothing more than to collapse into a vaguely human shaped puddle, and maybe do some stretches and check out for the rest of the month.

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u/gfkjhsdfjhgsdjghf 3d ago

I think fresh marathoners actually are better off in that regard since part of being conditioned is being able to go as hard as you can for over 2 hours, so you end up completely spent in every way, whereas someone not going that hard isn't as destroyed. My first marathon took me almost 5 hours, and I obviously felt like complete shit physically but was mentally fine.

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u/jejcicodjntbyifid3 3d ago

That's the secret, you don't assault people

You just get them when they're coming down from a runners high and so delirious that you rope them into years of an unhappy relationship while you both slowly lose access to all of your friends and become bitter about each other

Ah, good times

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u/ag408 3d ago Starry

Noho Hank is good with timing.

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u/nebradski 3d ago

King of suck balls mountain

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u/insearchofyums 3d ago

I didn’t get the reference but the joke was stupid enough to make me laugh unfortunately

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u/Devotionexe 3d ago

It's from a show called Barry, it's hella good

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u/11upand1over 3d ago

That scene is so fucking funny. “Oh my god that was so scary.” Such a great character.

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u/keepyouridentsmall 3d ago

Came here for the Noho reference!

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u/Shoot_from_the_Quip 3d ago

And to think, he was originally supposed to be killed off in the pilot.

Being hilarious has it's benefits! (3+ seasons worth)

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u/MMGax17 3d ago

Wow, didn't know that! Guy is charismatic, gotta give him that

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u/TheFecalJesus 3d ago

Guess he’s not going 50/50 with Cristobal

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u/SexyTimeDoe 3d ago

well Barry killed all of his buddies. now he has no buddies

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u/brick4sheep 3d ago

🕺🏻

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u/cocainebane 3d ago

I love how someone can say Noho Hank and I immediately like a person.

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u/moveslikeberni 3d ago

Wow, Barry I’m like so completely embarrassed, and kinda really thirsty, but wow 10/10 great job!

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u/the_peppers 3d ago

Don't propose to me on the finish line Barry, it's not polite.

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u/chaoticsquid2 3d ago

"Yep. Okay. That's what I thought you were doing, but did not want to be rude, so..." passes out

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u/Hello_IM_FBI 3d ago

Goosebumps during that scene

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u/Typical_Quiet_7391 3d ago

Stealing her thunder

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u/hihelloneighboroonie 3d ago

Okay, not just me? I was thinking while watching, she finished a marathon. This is HER moment. He made it his too.

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u/TheStylishFemdom9808 3d ago

I know right!! Kinda just stole her whole moment 😭

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u/chatcat2000 3d ago

Thank you!

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u/BBRodriguezonthemoon 3d ago

50/50 with Cristobal!

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u/stumblewiggins 3d ago

I hope he gets to keep his buddies

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u/ShinjoB 3d ago

He is King of Suck Balls Mountain!

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u/BarryBlock92 3d ago

He’s just like, super friendly you know

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u/deanolavorto 3d ago

I get this reference and that makes me happy.

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u/Brainkandle 3d ago

Came her 1000% for this

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u/SentientFurniture 3d ago

THANK you

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u/really_nice_guy_ 3d ago

But you’re already married

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u/bozeke 3d ago

It’s all about tone and vibe.

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u/friedricekid 3d ago

Run straight to the divorce lawyer

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u/potatoface183 3d ago

What if it's a circular track?

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u/SaltMineForeman 3d ago

Some say she's still runnin' to this very day.

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u/eatenface 3d ago

Surprise ultramarathon

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u/123xyz321Z 3d ago edited 3d ago

She was too tired to argue. “I guess yes. Give me a burger, dammit”

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u/CustomaryTurtle 3d ago

Please don't link her instagram here.

The /r/relationship_advice crowd is going to end up ruining it.

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u/iapplexmax 3d ago

February 26 is actually such a great day to propose to someone who runs marathons wow

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u/jomarthecat 3d ago

Unless you live in a civilized country that uses the metric system, got to wait for February 42.

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u/rkthdk 3d ago edited 3d ago

Smart, she's to tired to runaway

*thank you all for the gramer corrections. I'll leave it as is for you're amusement and hopefully add to you're anxiety

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u/Redray123 3d ago

The good friends he should have consulted: Hmmm… IDK man. Any other ideas?

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u/Duhbloons 3d ago

My brother in law proposed to my sister after she ran a marathon and I’ve never seen her happier. Although it was not at the finish line.

It depends on the person.

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u/RegularHousewife 3d ago

"It's perfect! I'm at the finish line and she can't go any other way!"

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u/infectedtwin 3d ago

“And she looks and feels like shit!”

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u/BaLahKie 3d ago Silver Wholesome Facepalm

Oh an even better I just made today about us instead of her impressive accomplishment!

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u/Room1000yrswide 3d ago

Seriously. I saw that title and thought, "She better be one of those people that runs multiple marathons a year".

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u/Sea_Mathematician_84 3d ago

If the lack of other runners + her time is any indication, she’s almost certainly a runner hobbyist and has done a ton.

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u/Functional-Mud 3d ago

The clock says 3:35:XX… only a seasoned and experienced runner could finish a marathon in that time. She’s definitely a regular marathoner.

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u/AZenPotato 3d ago

She did run it in 3:30-ish based on that timer overhead, so I would think this probably isn’t her first rodeo. Or marathon.

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u/AntiVirtual 3d ago

Best to get them deprived of oxygen before making major life decisions

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u/loggic 3d ago

The surprise of a marriage proposal should be the method, not the fact that it is happening at all. Take the time to make a good decision by talking it out like adults over multiple conversations & then discuss it individually with people in your life who you talk about important things with.

Potential big life decisions that involve multiple people shouldn't be surprises to any of the people involved.

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u/psychopythonmetrist 3d ago

I mean, they usually aren’t are they? Everyone that I know discussed way before a proposal happened. I figured that was normal. The actual proposal is a surprise but both parties have discussed and agreed they want to get married.

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u/jatherineg 3d ago

My dad is one of those “multiple marathons per year” people and as insane as it sounds… he does it for fun. No one would ever propose to him at one bc he and my mom have been married for 40 years but I swear my partner could propose to me at the finish line of one of his races and he would be ecstatic.

My point is that it’s not necessarily a stealing her thunder thing so much as a knowing this is her passion and proposing to her at an event that she cares about thing.

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u/SirDavidAttenbor0ugh 3d ago

Honestly she looks like she probably does--especially being able to just deal with a whole life event IMMEDIATELY after it.

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u/scoopydoopypoopy 3d ago

This very likely isn't her first rodeo, a 3:35 is a really respectable time. A good first marathon time is 4:00 flat.

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u/Mithrandir_97 3d ago

Classic Reddit. Knowing more about their relationship than they themselves do.

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u/thatshowitisisit 3d ago

Fucking hell, what a projection. How do you know this isn’t her 10th marathon?

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u/Eagleassassin3 3d ago

Her accomplishment isn’t removed from people’s memories just because she ALSO got proposed to. Also, what if she runs multiple marathons a year anyway? What if she doesn’t give a fuck about getting attention for her accomplishment? She clearly looks very happy here. Are you gonna tell her that « She should be unhappy because he stole her moment »? You realize them getting engaged is about BOTH of them which includes her? As if it’s something negative that he adds to her life. Ffs this thread is making me mad

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u/Redray123 3d ago

Yeah. I did HALF that race and the only thing I wanted to see at the finish line was pancakes. F#ck diamonds.

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u/BigBadBored 3d ago

I've never run a marathon, but I have rucked several events that are either marathon distance or more. The last time I finished one, my wife told me that we needed to go to a friend's house for drinks and dinner that she planned probably 4 hours into my event. No, no thank you. I'd rather just die on the couch. If that isn't an option, I'd like to go weep in bed. Thanks.

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u/Ohcrabballs 3d ago

Well thats convenient. After rucking that far, a few drinks probably would kill you.

After every 12 miler I did, two beers felt like an entire night.

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u/BigBadBored 3d ago

I regularly participate in GoRuck events where they give you beer and pizza at the end. 2 beers is a hard thing to swallow. The pizza is always on point though. But after 8+ hours of walking around, I kinda just wanna sit and pound Pedialyte and eat protein rich foods.

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u/Creamst3r 3d ago

She's a trained and prepared runner. Her finish is pure bliss and stacked endorphins

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u/TheFarSide_ 3d ago

She can turn around and run a reverse marathon...

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u/peb396 3d ago

Beats going through a bad marriage and divorce.

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u/Arkrobo 3d ago

She won't say no, because of the implication.

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u/Asatsuki 3d ago

this is actually brilliant. he knows that she has to come his way, like a spider expertly placing his web at the end of a tunnel

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u/thelaustran 3d ago

She'll be too tired to say no because of the implication

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u/satinygorilla 3d ago

You aren’t going to harm these women!?

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u/HappyThreatening 3d ago

He’s Inspiring Hope. Next he’ll Separate Entirely.

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u/SnazzyDaddy1992 3d ago

It's the implications

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u/taut_stoppage 3d ago

Great strategy, make sure she is tired enough so she cant run away nomore.

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u/sashie_belle 3d ago

The comments here are making me literally laugh out loud!

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u/OffModelCartoon 3d ago

Just because you might not like it doesn’t mean other people wouldn’t. He probably knows what she likes more than us random strangers. My husband proposed to me in a way that a lot of people would hate, but I loved it, and that was really all that mattered.

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u/TheBrazilianOneTwo 3d ago

'Maybe water '

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u/1HappyIsland 3d ago

3:35 is an awesome time too!

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u/RealStoneyBologna 3d ago Silver Gold Wholesome Helpful (Pro)

I was thinking about sharing my thoughts but then realized it’s none of my fucking business what they do.

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u/EvergreenOutlaw 3d ago

Reddit could learn a lot from you

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u/Fisktor 3d ago

Reddits gonna be empty then

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u/Presto123ubu 3d ago

A-greed

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u/mog_fanatic 3d ago

This happens to me but instead of the business thing I just realize nobody gives a shit what think. A good 95% of messages I write out I just delete and carry on

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u/GetInZeWagen 3d ago

Me too buddy me too

I'll actually submit this one idk, for solidarity or something.

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u/citydreef 3d ago

No I disagree. I think it is very much my business what 2 adults on the other side of the world do. Of course my opinion on one of the happiest days of their lives matters.

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u/Mortimer_and_Rabbit 3d ago

Thank you for reminding me to shut up sometimes. I'm going to bed now.

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u/BabyYoduhh 3d ago

Scrolled way too far for this response. We don’t know her or him. Leave them alone.

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u/gishlich 3d ago

No way. Hard stop - this is reddit. We can assume whatever we want.

The boyfriend was obviously a cancer patient. She was running to raise money for the cure.

Now everyone above us feels like shit and I’ll get a bunch of people upvoting and confirming me for a quick shot of personal validation.

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u/Ghoullogaeth 3d ago

Not only is he a cancer patient - He also runs a meth lab out of an RV in the desert , but she doesn’t know that. The one holding the camera ? His bitch boy Jesse Pinkman .

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u/bananaice_cream 3d ago

Kinda weird timing

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u/Stashmouth 3d ago

This is a man who has never finished a marathon before

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u/Brasticus 3d ago

“Will you carry me?”

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u/Schoollunchplug 3d ago

I was going to say, I don’t run marathons but I’ve finished my fair share of smaller races. After crossing the finish line, I’m in no mood for any shenanigans besides breathing, holding vomit back, pouring water on my head, & trying not to pass out. Fuck that noise.

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u/BlackDoritos65 3d ago

Lmao I always feel after a marathon like fucking knocking someone out, even if I just hear them breathe, I focus so hard on staying alive, anything else is a threat to my existence in that moment and I won't see otherwise. She seems like she runs runs tho, so it's probably not as bad, that's how the marathon feels about her after she dominates it, shakin in their boots

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u/nobbyv 3d ago Got the W

I feel a bit like this is proposing to someone who’s drunk.

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u/Bbkingml13 3d ago

I guess it depends on a lot of things. If it’s something she has worked towards and mentioned how high on life she’d be after finishing a marathon, or if all of her family and friends were going to be there, etc. it might actually be nice. But yeah idk if I’d want that lol

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u/HouseOfZenith 3d ago

I mean, it’s kinda selfish yeah?

Like she just did this exhausting and for most modern people I’d say an impossible task and he decided to make the move then.

If they’re both cool with it then it’s awesome, but if she didn’t know it’s kind of like stealing the limelight (I don’t even know what that means)

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u/JasperLamarCrabbb 3d ago

“In the limelight” comes from early stage lighting being done by using a flame to burn the chemical compound quicklime and then direct it toward the stage and specific actors and set pieces just like we use spotlights now. Was really bright and effective but they also burned down a bunch of theaters that way.

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u/citydreef 3d ago

Oh wow TIL

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u/rockey1298 3d ago

You guys see the look on her face as he points out their friends ??? Is that anything but pure happiness ?

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u/Xalbana 3d ago

The cynics in the comment section will just say that's runner's high.

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u/clindz97 3d ago

95% of Reddit couldn’t run a mile if they tried.

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u/AnotherGayAccount 3d ago

Excuse you. The fact that this video did not follow exactly how I would want my proposal to go is clear indication that this man is a selfish moron.

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u/CommanderOfGregory 3d ago

Me reading these comments:

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u/Notrocity 3d ago

Seeing people mad over this video when the woman is clearly elated is peak Reddit moment

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u/The_Luckiest_One 3d ago

Bruh it’s typical miserable Redditors. The man obviously know his partner or else he wouldn’t have done this and she wouldn’t have been pleased.

If you look at her Instagram, she even says that “the finish line of 26.2 became the start line of the rest of my life with my best friend.

These people always have to find something negative in everything. Even on a sub called r/mademesmile 🙄

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u/RedditUserOfAmerica 3d ago

Congrats guys!! Cheers

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u/CaroteneCommander 3d ago Wholesome

Lots of hate on this post, as someone who loves to run this is super romantic! Giving them some water and a ring would be smart 😅

Proposing to someone you love while they are doing their passion is very sweet.

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u/The-Majestic- 3d ago

That's what I don't get like how do you know she unhappy and it's pretty clear in the video that she's content with it

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u/Emlelee 3d ago

Yeah I think the guy knows his partner better than some random strangers on reddit

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u/spinnerlord1 3d ago

Reddit will be reddit I suppose 🤷‍♂️

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u/bkaybee 3d ago

Well, as you know, misery loves its company. Especially on Reddit

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u/_cassquatch 3d ago

I was SHOCKED by the hate, and I’m a private proposal person through and through. If I had worked and trained for this and done the mental exercises envisioning the finish line and during the real thing the love of my life was actually waiting there with a ring…holy shit, I’d be thrilled. And I’ve had comparable life achievements in other areas, so I’m saying this envisioning my version of finishing a marathon. My husband would’ve had to find me half dead around the five mile mark.

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u/Oh4ore 3d ago

Is that No-Ho Hank?

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u/fluffyduffdylan 3d ago

I came to see if anyone else noticed ahaha

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u/ronbog 3d ago

I am honestly surprised how far I had to scroll to find this.

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u/beesdoitbirdsdoit 3d ago

Same. I thought it would be a top comment. Where all the Berry fans at?!?

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u/Combocore 3d ago

No that's Has-Ho Hank

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u/JFJinCO 3d ago

Way to steal the spotlight buddy.

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u/Godfreee 3d ago Gold Helpful All-Seeing Upvote Doot 🎵 Doot

From her insta:

In honor of #globalrunningday here’s to the best runner’s high I’ve ever felt… in my life. 💍🏃🏼‍♀️

Thank you SO much to everyone who has wished Chris and I well the past few days!! We’re so excited for this new chapter. If you’re new here, you should know that Chris is the backbone of all my training and all of my running content on this page. I don’t know where I’d be without him, but I know I wouldn’t be the runner I am today.

From early nights in, to traveling on weekends for races, to sorting out allllll the race day logistics, to biking (very slowly) alongside me for hours on my long runs, and never ever saying no to pasta… he is every runner’s dream life partner. I feel like the luckiest girl alive. ❤️

And to answer a VERY pressing question: I’m holding a sponge because it was extremely hot and they were passing out ice cold sponges throughout the course 😂 Probably would have dropped the sponge before the finish line had I known what was waiting there for me ❤️

Lastly, thank you to the @buffalomarathon crew and both of our families for making this day so special. Let’s get married!!!!!

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u/TheBaconThief 3d ago

Oh no we will not have that positive energy up in here.

Red Flag, gaslighting, borderline abusive this must be. The mob demands it' pound of flesh.

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u/Wikkyd 3d ago

You mean not all relationships are the same? Say it ain't so, I thought we were all clones

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u/Wookieewomble 3d ago

Burn the witch!

Burn Him!

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u/Magik95 3d ago

There we go. But 80% of comments are people getting angry on her behalf. It still confuses me how so many people assume things based on absolutely 0 information

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u/Xalbana 3d ago

Probably assuming based off of their own feelings, which is fine. But let's face it, most redditors don't run marathons, let alone run.

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u/Whoshabooboo 3d ago

Upvoting for all the commentors who claim runners can't have this happen to then after a race.

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u/BenPrickett17 3d ago

Too bad your comment doesn’t have 2k upvotes.

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u/Rich-Swimming2455 3d ago

I came here to say this. I have run a few marathons and this would make me mad.

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u/thereznaught 3d ago

I'm usually sore cranky and tired by the end, rarely thinking straight. I'd be very confused.

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u/_Bluntzzz 3d ago

That was his plan

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u/Cobek 3d ago

It's about the implication.

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u/Lakersaurusrex 3d ago

Cause if the girl said no, then the answer obviously is no. The thing is that she’s not gonna say no, she’d never say no…because of the implication

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u/TheyToldMeToSlide 3d ago

Dennis are you going to hurt these women?

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u/shanep3 3d ago

Of course not, it’s just the implication of danger

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u/FabulousItems 3d ago

confused is exactly what I'd feel. shit usually cut my brain off around mile 24 and just embrace the hurt.

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u/WindyCharger 3d ago edited 3d ago

good thing you weren't the person he was proposing to then.

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u/_Apatosaurus_ 3d ago

he was purposing to then.

Yep. Maybe this is exactly how she wanted him to porpoise.

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u/dshmitty 3d ago

Right? These jackasses lol I don’t understand the logic

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u/superbhole 3d ago

because two couples are at the finish line getting all the adulation while you're crossing the finish line too??

i always thought people were running marathons as a personal milestone

if they've been together for a really long ass time and put off marriage, isn't it kinda like, achieving two milestones

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u/Romanopapa 3d ago

Although marathons usually are more than 2 miles.

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u/Xalbana 3d ago

Good thing you're not her then.

https://reddit.com/r/MadeMeSmile/comments/vii7b8/this_man_proposes_to_his_girlfriend_as_she/iddqk43/

I also run, personally I would be ecstatic.

Your partner should know whether you would like this or not. Lucky for her, her partner knew her well enough that this was fine.

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u/Playful_Bunch6912 3d ago

I think that says more about you than anything.

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u/WindyCharger 3d ago Silver

yeah she was clearly upset... /s

the number of people making weird judgments that not only are about people they don't know but that go directly against what happened in the video is crazy. She is clearly happy and if you can't see that you either lack the ability to read facial expressions or are being willfully ignorant. Anyone who has experience being in an actual relationships would understand that this was cool.

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u/HS007 3d ago

the number of people making weird judgments that not only are about people they don't know but that go directly against what happened in the video is crazy

It's reddit. I fully expected it.

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u/dshmitty 3d ago

Agreed. I have no idea how someone could think these things after watching the video. Social skills lacking for sure. Lol.

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u/Iziama94 3d ago

It's like people don't realize that if you're going to marry someone, make sure you know them well enough to know what their reactions would be for certain things. Kinda weird right? Knowing your partner before marrying them

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u/PM-ME-YOUR-1ST-BORN 3d ago

Social skills lacking for sure.

For real. But I mean... yeah, this is reddit after all. And it's about people who are a) happy b) in a relationship c) exercise. I'm not all that surprised that people here would be bitter about it.

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u/cherryreddracula 3d ago

Welcome to Reddit. Some of us haven't touched grass in years.

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u/sicklycryptic 3d ago

^ I swear 90% of redditors are clinically depressed social outcasts.

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u/Magik95 3d ago

Yes buddy. That lady sure looked upset. You have no idea what type of person she is, her husband to be probably had a better idea of what would make it special for her. Stop getting upset for strangers on the internet and go find someone for yourself

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u/bin_bash_loop 3d ago

Haha the guy is proposing to his girlfriend and people still find a way to make it negative.

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u/Mcgoozen 3d ago

How? If anything it amplified the spotlight…

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u/WindyCharger 3d ago edited 3d ago

the number of people making weird judgments that not only are about people they don't know but that go directly against what happened in the video is crazy. She is clearly happy and if you can't see that you either lack the ability to read facial expressions or are being willfully ignorant. Anyone who has experience being in an actual relationships would understand that this was a cool moment between 2 actual human beings who are in love and ya know...know each other well, and not jump to the conclusion that this video exists as some theoretical exercise for strangers to judge on the internet. It's almost like these people don't really care if this gesture was courteous but only care about courteousness to the extent to which it allows them to validate themselves by judging people they don't know.

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u/Parmenion87 3d ago

Comment section all acting as if this is a big achievement he is ruining. It could be her first marathon, or, she could have been running one every month for fun for years at this point and is comfortable with it. Why don't we let the video speak for itself at face value and see how amazingly happy she is, for her, this was an amazing moment and her boyfriend chose just the right way to propose 'for her'.

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u/koosekoose 3d ago

https://reddit.com/r/MadeMeSmile/comments/vii7b8/this_man_proposes_to_his_girlfriend_as_she/iddqk43/

Yeah not only does she regularly run marathons, but he is the one who sets them up for her and has supported her running for years on end lmfao.

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u/futurespice 3d ago

She finished in 3:35 so it's actually extremely unlikely that this is her first marathon. Or second, third etc.

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u/TitanicJedi 3d ago

in this thread: le casual reddit armchair love doctors, who clearly know this couple extremely well.

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u/Miss_Milk_Tea 3d ago

I think it’s cute, it’s more personal than some other ideas. He took an interest in something she’s passionate about and gave her a funny story to remember, like that time she found a husband at the finish line of a race. Out of context that’s pretty weird, right? She could have a lot of fun with this.

Plus they both look clearly happy, not like someone being manipulated into saying yes.

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u/RobinScherbatzky 3d ago

Bold move. He could've done it at the afterparty or whatever marathon runners do after they showered and rested. Hell he could've done it after she left the track to leave room for some intimacy (and rest).

But no, he went for the meme situation.. Very bold indeed

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u/CosmicMiru 3d ago

Thats a 3:35 marathon my guy. People that get those times don't have after parties lol this is probably like her 15th one

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u/[deleted] 3d ago

It might be me, but if there is someone to drive me home immediately thats pretty much where im heading :D

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u/WhichSpirit 3d ago

Me at first: Oh that's cute.

Me when she spots him and drops her arms: No! No! Don't wreck your time for him! Push through! Push through!

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u/Danger_Lab_NNN 3d ago

Not a lot of smiling in these comments

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u/mrinvertigo 2d ago

I did the same, except I ran the marathon with her. My first, her 20th. Paris 2016. Also my last.. lol.

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u/SentientFurniture 3d ago

This comment section makes me feel very fortunate to not be such a cynical pos that a mere proposal between two strangers makes me mad. What a sad life you losers all live.

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u/rowtechshio 3d ago

Lots of strawmen comments as well. Everyone's assuming this is her first marathon, that she's trained for this moment for years and years, that this marathon is ride or die. It's also entirely plausible that she's been doing this for years and this is just another marathon. My parents would go run a marathon probably twice a year together with respectable times. Some people just do that.

Leave it to Reddit to embellish a scenario to the point that they can then get mad at it.

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u/Krynn71 3d ago

The chuds at r/relationship_advice decided to have an impromptu get together in this post I guess.

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u/Prudent_Zebra_8880 3d ago

The comments on this post are horrible. No one here knows this woman as well as the man proposing to her. I'm sure there are women who would appreciate this, and it seems like his fiancee may be one of them

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u/LoneStarkers 3d ago

Thank you. When he hinted, she might've said, "Surprise me." It could be like finding out the gender of one's baby on holiday. Ultrasound and gifts.

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u/blimeyfool 3d ago

For everyone shitting on this guy for choosing this timing: while it would not be something you prefer, please remember that it is possible this guy knows his relationship better than you do, and this is exactly what she would have wanted. She looks ecstatic at the end when she realizes someone she knows (perhaps a friend? mom?) is watching on during the proposal.

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u/Spiritual_Log2545 3d ago

ITT: a bunch of kissless redditors who somehow know more about this couple they do themselves. Holy fuck

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u/NeonTrain83 3d ago

Like he's the prize at the end of the race? * turns around *

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u/Odeezy97 3d ago

He’s her prize, just like internet points are your prize

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u/adaquo 3d ago

“This isn’t what I would have wanted” -every single person in these comments who are very likely neither of the people in this video

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