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Runner proposes at first Morgantown marathon

Dominion Post photo by Michaela Michael Ryan Cooper proposes to Ashley Millhouse on Sunday, at the finish line of the Morgantown Marathon.
Dominion Post photo by Michaela Michael
Ryan Cooper proposes to Ashley Millhouse on Sunday, at the finish line of the Morgantown Marathon.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — More than 1,100 racers, from more than 30 states, attended Morgantown’s first marathon during this past weekend.

There was even a proposal at the end of the race.

Ryan Cooper proposed to his girlfriend, Ashley Millhouse, as she finished the 26.2-mile marathon. During the proposal, he had Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” playing in the background.

“This is her first marathon and we’ve been dating since Valentine’s Day of last year,” Cooper said. “I figured it would be the perfect opportunity to ask her to marry me…

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