Paul Ryan’s little marathon issue reminds me of when I ran my own sub-3hr marathon, just to impress the gf. Wow, time flies.

Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect,, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.

4 thoughts on “Marathoning”

  1. Best comment on this so far–can’t remember the source: Ryan ran a sub-3 hour marathon. Maybe he’s Kenyan. Anyone seen his birth certificate?

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