Paul Ryan Says He’s Run Sub-3:00 Marathon (Read 1921 times)

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    Hearing Barney Frank say it would be funnier...

     

    Or Barney Fife.  "Compellsion"

     


    A Dance with Monkeys

      I could not tell you what my half pr is other than 1:22something

       

      ..48


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        Oooooooooohhh my. Check the updated link:

         

        http://news.runnersworld.com/2012/08/31/paul-ryan-says-hes-run-sub-300-marathon/

         

        No record of a Paul Ryan at Grandma's in 1991. But a Paul D. Ryan did run in 1990: he ran 4:01:25.


        Interval Junkie --Nobby

          Thanks, I just blew milk out of my nose reading that.

           

          Sub-3 my ass.

          2014 Goals:  sub-3 Marathon ("Congrats! It's tough to race with poop in the mind" --Wing)

          Current Status 03/17: Drinking beer and eating crap -- all the things I couldn't do before the marathon


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            PAUL RYAN = RUN PLAYA'

              I think that's a pretty honest mistake for a "non-racer" who raced 21 years ago.

              MTA... he was only half his current age (yes, he was young.  Yes, he is young)

              I wouldn't consider him a liar or a deceiver for the almost exactly 1 hour mistake.

              I wouldn't vote this direction or other direction solely because of this information.

               

              Cheers,
              Brian 

              2014 Goals:

              #1: Do what I can do. <DOING>

              #2: 365 Hours training

               


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                That's like saying, oh, my highest educational level is Ph.D., when it's really GED. Oh, honest mistake, one of those things that ends in D.


                A Dance with Monkeys

                  I think that's a pretty honest mistake for a "non-racer" who raced 21 years ago.

                   

                  I disagree.

                   

                   

                  I wouldn't consider him a liar or a deceiver for the almost exactly 1 hour mistake.

                   

                  The error is not an error of an hour mis-estimate. It is a fairly substantial error, of 25% or 33%, depending on the direction of your math. And it is the difference between a fairly mediocre time for a 20 year old college athlete and a fairly respectable time. AND given the national spotlight, any assertion of talent, experience and skill needs to be fairly close to the truth, if not clearly the truth.

                   

                   

                  I wouldn't vote this direction or other direction solely because of this information.

                   

                  On this one misrepresentation alone, agreed. But if there is a pattern of lies and misrepresentations, this just adds to the fire and may sway voters. But no, it will not influence my vote either, much as my vote won't  influence the outcome of the electoral college representation for my state. Alas.


                  A Dance with Monkeys

                    That's like saying, oh, my highest educational level is Ph.D., when it's really GED. Oh, honest mistake, one of those things that ends in D.

                     

                    This.

                      That's like saying, oh, my highest educational level is Ph.D., when it's really GED. Oh, honest mistake, one of those things that ends in D.

                       

                      Funny, but not really a great comparison, I don't think.

                      Maybe, it's more like saying "I bowled a 260" without realizing that the highest score is a 300 (and thinking it was a 400, but not remembering since you haven't thought about bowling alley since you quit smoking in 1990).

                      It was likely a slip of the tongue.

                      2014 Goals:

                      #1: Do what I can do. <DOING>

                      #2: 365 Hours training

                       


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                        I think most of us here find that really hard to believe. He'd better be able to produce results from an actual sub-3, or he's a bald-faced liar.

                          It was a factual shortcut.

                          Well at least someone here is making relevance to the subject.


                          Imminent Catastrophe

                            Eh, I ran Monkey in 2:50-something. What's the big deal?

                             

                            MTA: I am shocked, SHOCKED that a politician would lie. 

                            "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

                             "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

                            "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

                             

                            √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

                            Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

                            Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014


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                              Hey, I ran Monkey in 2:50-something as well. Specifically, 2:50 and 35 minutes.


                              Imminent Catastrophe

                                Oh, I actually ran in 3-fifty-something. To the best of my recollection I thought it was 2-fifty-something. Also, when I said I ran a 4-minute mile I was mistaken. It was actually about 6. But that was a long time ago.

                                "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

                                 "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

                                "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

                                 

                                √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

                                Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

                                Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014