Couple Take Marriage Vows While Running Marathon

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The bride wore white and her veil was attached to a baseball cap. The groom wore a tuxedo T-shirt. It was a race that sparked their romance. So the Oregon couple decided to run 20 miles of the Portland Marathon before stopping at a park to exchange vows. The newlyweds then ran the final 6.2 miles.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Planning a wedding can feel like running a marathon. A couple in Oregon took that metaphor a step further and married while running one. The bride wore white. Her veil attached to a baseball cap. The groom a tuxedo T-shirt. It was a race that sparked their romance. So Eric Johansson and Katie Holmes decided to run 20 miles of the Portland marathon before stopping at a park to exchange vows. Then the newlyweds ran the final 6.2 miles. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.