Couple gets engaged at Atlanta's Big Peach Sizzler 10K

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Runners gathered Monday morning for the Big Peach Sizzler 10K in Atlanta. This Labor Day, the race was extra special for two participants. 

FOX 5 News was there as runner Elvin O'neal II proposed to his girlfriend, Yewande Adeyemi. 

"I was going to propose on her birthday back in October, but I kind of spoiled it," O'neal told FOX 5. 

O'neal said he was on a run and asked God for guidance and that's when he knew he would propose at the end of a 10K. 

"It's one of the many influences she's already put on my life," O'neal said. "Running and a healthier life style."

Adeyemi, an avid runner, said she was completely surprised and had no idea she'd be leaving the race engaged. 

The Big Peach Sizzler kicked off at 7:30 a.m. Monday. The race supports a charity solely focused on raising funds and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis.