What do you get when you cross two Politico writers with running shoes? No, this isn’t an April Fool’s joke. The answer: Executive Editor Jim VandeHei and Playbook author Mike Allen running the Cherry Blossom 10-miler on Sunday.
VandeHei’s time: Clock Time: 1:37:32 Net Time: 1:27: 57 (Gender place: 3458)
Allen’s time: Clock Time: 1:37:32 Net Time: 1:27:56 (Gender place: 3456)
VandeHei and Allen ran it with VandeHei’s brother-in-law, Dale Schuurman. The trio apparently ran together and finished simultaneously — one for all, all for one. Technically we think this means Allen beat VandeHei, although, if true, it was only by a one-second margin. Likely no long lasting resentments will arise.