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Korean couple's heartwarming 'Lovely Runner'-inspired wedding goes viral

A Korean couple's wedding has taken the internet by storm, capturing the hearts of many with its beautiful homage to the popular K-drama “Lovely Runner,” also known as “Runaway with Sun-jae on Piggyback.” The series, which ended with a touching wedding scene between Im Sol and Ryu Sun Jae, served as the inspiration for content creator Hyemi and her husband's unique and soulful celebration.


The couple's wedding was a carefully crafted tribute to the series. The groom delivered a soulful performance of the series' original soundtrack, “Sudden Shower,” and serenaded his bride in a moment that resembled one of the show's most popular scenes. The highlight of this performance was when the groom unveiled the iconic yellow umbrella over his bride, a symbol that fans of “Lovely Runner” would instantly recognize. The bride holding a glow stick completed the picture-perfect scene, making it an unforgettable moment for the couple and their audience.


This emotional performance quickly went viral, garnering over a million views on Instagram at the time of writing. The soulful scene quickly spread to other social media platforms, including YouTube and X, where it continued to receive widespread attention and praise. The couple's creative and deeply personal tribute to “Lovely Runner” resonated with many, sparking comments and reactions from fans of the show and beyond.


The emotional depth of their story is further enhanced by the fact that the bride, like Im Sol in Lovely Runner, uses a wheelchair. Netizens were deeply touched by the couple's love story and their ability to find inspiration and strength in the story of Lovely Runner. It seems that the series, known for its soulful storytelling and unforgettable characters, has left a lasting impression, inspiring fans to incorporate its themes into their own lives.