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She Said Yes! Rain Can't Dampen Blue Cross Broad Street Run Proposal

"The run was a lot of fun, but this just made it even more special"

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    (Published Sunday, May 5, 2019)

    She ran down Broad Street and soon she'll be walking down the aisle.

    Dawn Armentani said yes after her now-fiancé Alex Pavlidis got down on bended knee and proposed at the end of the 2019 Blue Cross Broad Street Run.

    "Once I knew that she was doing the race, I said, 'This is gonna be a great time to do it,'" Pavlidis said.

    Pavlidis got some help from both his and her mom in planning the proposal, and not even the pouring rain was going to stop him from asking Armentani to marry him.

    Despite being soaked from the rain and the sweat, Armentani was all smiles as she crossed the finish line and saw Pavlidis get down on one knee and ask for her hand in marriage.

    "The run was a lot of fun, but this just made it even more special," an exuberant and nearly speechless Armentani said. Then she bounded into his arms.