SF Marathon runners get engaged after crossing finish line

Alex and Mariza smile after getting engaged at the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday, July 23, 2017. (KGO-TV)

The finish line of the San Francisco Marathon may be the last place you'd expect to see a wedding proposal but one runner said "why not."

Alex Kermani popped the question to his girlfriend, Mariza De Souza, shortly after completing the race.

"I was so surprised. I was so surprised, I mean, obviously I was hoping it would happen at some point but I didn't think it would happen just as we came over the finish line," she said.

Mariza said yes.
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