Last week, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan told some radio show that he'd run a marathon in "two hour and fifty something," which raised eyebrows because that is a very fast time. Noted political fact-checkers Runner's World did a little digging and found that Ryan's actual marathon time was just over four hours. A spokesperson for Ryan later admitted that he'd misremembered the time and rounded down to the (second) closest hour. Here's hoping his current race goes more smoothly than his marathon did ... Discuss