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PHOTO GALLERY: Wharf to Wharf Wedding Proposal

The happiest people in Capitola on Sunday probably weren't the winners of the race.

Sunday's . While some had aspirations of personal records or even winning the race, one guy had a much bigger goal in mind.

Standing just past the Cliff Drive turnout, maybe the length of a football field from the end of the race, Shaneil stood with his friends and a huge sign that read, "Marry Me Emily." 

At 9:33 a.m., an hour after the race began, Emily, his girlfriend of eight years, rounded the corner and spotted the sign. Check out the photos above to see what she said.

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Jacob Bourne (Editor) July 24, 2011 at 10:06 PM
This was awesome. Did anyone else spot this?
omar July 25, 2011 at 05:32 PM
He ran ahead of his gf to get in the exact spot for the proposal. It was truly epic.
Ed A Gamboa July 26, 2011 at 06:37 AM
We saw him checking out the position of the sign from a strategic spot. He had a lot of eager supporters as well. All the planning and preparation worked!!!
Veena July 26, 2011 at 03:21 PM
This was like a movie. It was planned so perfectly and she had no idea and almost ran right past him!

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