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Paul Ryan and the Chicago Marathon

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Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan moved a Chicago fundraiser to coincide with the Chicago Marathon.

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Paul Ryan is headed to Chicago for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. 

No, he's not running in the race. 

The congressman from Janesville, Wisc., and Mitt Romney running mate, moved the date for a planned Chicago fundraiser from Friday, October 5 to Sunday October 7. He'll appear at the fundraiser at the O'Hare Hyatt at 11:30 a.m.

That move places him squarely in the way of the Chicago Marathon, which kicks off at 7 a.m. in downtown Chicago. 

Ryan supporters who plan to attend the fundraiser should plan their route accordingly, as travel will likely be difficult. 

Ryan has a history with marathon timing. The congressman was checked by Runner's World Magazine for a boast that he ran a sub-3-hour marathon in 1990

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