BLOOMSDAY 20-14 IS IN THE RECORD BOOKS.
AN ESTIMATED 50-THOUSAND PEOPLE PARTICIPATED IN THIS
KXLY FOURS CAITI CURREY IS WORKING FOR YOU WITH WHY
THIS YEARS BLOOMSDAY...
WAS MORE THAN JUST A RACE FOR ONE LOCAL COUPLE.
With the race consistently getting around 50k people
each year, there's no doubt that this city loves Bloomsday.
One participant loves Bloomsday so much, he decided
to make this year, his 35th year, one he will never
TOM CURALLY DEFINES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A BLOOMIE.
Yes today is a big day, it's my 35th Bloomsday.
CURALLI REFERS TO THE RACE AS HIS THING
HE LOVES HOW BLOOMSDAY BRINGS THE COMMUNITY AND FAMILIES
THE THEME OF TOGETHERNESS IS WHAT INSPIRED TO MAKE
THIS DAY ABOUT THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON IN HIS LIFE.
I'm going to propose to my girlfriend at the finish
line in front of a lot of a lot of people.
CURALLI'S BEEN PLANNING THIS SINCE FEBRUARY...
HE CHOSE NOT TO TELL ANYONE HIS BIG PLAN.
AND THE ANTICIPATION HAS BEEN KILLING HIM!
I'm pretty excited, a little nervous, had a bit of
trouble sleeping last night.
THE COUPLE HAVE BEEN DATING FOR ABOUT A YEAR...
BUT HAVE BEEN CLOSE FRIENDS FOR NEARLY SIX YEARS.
IN RECENT MONTHS THEY DISCUSSED MARRIAGE BUT...
She's got no clue that I'm doing this.
FILLED WITH EXCITEMENT AND ADRENALINE ___ FINISHED
THE RACE WITH ONE OF HIS BEST TIMES IN RECENT MEMORY.
HE WAS ANXIOUS TO FIND HIS LOVE, GINGER KLUNGLAND,
WAITING FOR HIM AT THE FOUNTAIN.
I'm very surprised!
I just can't believe I'm engaged, he's the man I've
The couple told me they already have a date picked
out! They will become Mr.
October 4th of this year.
Reporting in Downtown Spokane, Caiti Currey KXLY 4