This “Amazing Race”-Inspired Proposal May Be The Most Elaborate One We’ve Seen Yet

And the bride-to-be lives here in Philly!

Now I’m not one for extravagant, public proposals, but I have to say, every time I see a video of a guy popping the question in some extremely elaborate way, I’m thoroughly impressed by the effort and planning that goes in to it. And this proposal that I stumbled upon today may be the most impressive one yet.

Phoenix radio show producer Justin Scheman concocted a very detailed Amazing Race-inspired scheme to propose to his girlfriend Diana Bishop (who happens to be living here in Philly!). The duo ventured 5,000 miles across six states and two countries, ultimately ending with Justin on one knee under the northern lights in Iceland. Check out the video below.

Supposedly it only took Justin six weeks and $2,500 to plan the entire production, which involved a handful of people from Craigslist who helped with the clues and challenges along the way. The planning, he says, was crazy, but something tells us it was all worth it.

Here’s to many more exciting (and viral) proposals in 2015!

To read about—and watch!—more proposals, go here

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