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Topic - Jon Porter
Pols ranging from mayors to mascot presidents have run — though none was as fast as the future Justice Clarence Thomas, who ran in 3:11:00 in 1980, well before he traded his running shorts for a robe on the high court.
"If I had 30 minutes, I'd run for 30 minutes. If I had 15 minutes, I'd run for 15 minutes," he said.
"It was more rewarding that I was able to do it for the Marines, so I will do it again," he said. "It's not about winning, it's about finishing. I knew there were 18,000 people ahead of me, but I'm proud to say I did it and I did it for the Marines."