NAPA (CBS SF) – Mother Nature tossed the gauntlet of conditions at Rohnert Park’s Libby Dippel during Sunday’s Napa Marathon.
There was rain, cool temperatures, a brief hailstorm and even a little bit of sunshine.READ MORE: Hayward Woman Killed in Horrific Brentwood Crash
Undeterred, Dippel covered the marathon course in a time of 5:26.16 to finish in the top 100 of her age class.READ MORE: 3 Suspects Arrested by Antioch Police in Connection with Concord Carjacking
But it was moments after crossing the finish line that the real reward for her efforts came.
Boyfriend Rob Payan draped her medal over her head and then dropped to one knee and asked her to marry him.MORE NEWS: Brazen Thieves Caught On Video Ripping Off Deer Valley High Camera Equipment
Dippel was overcome with emotions, but nodded her head yes to the cheers of those surrounding the finish line.