He ran a pretty respectable time as well, 2:35:53. An important question to pose: what could Ritz(or any other elite marathoner for that matter) run in full business attire?
Rockport Dressport shoes are kind of like that. They've had a couple of guys run marathons in them for the publicity.
you know, design a shoe that looks the part for business and you can run 20 miles in. who would not buy that shoe?
I left the top button on my suit & shirt done up and the tie knotted and pulled tight the whole way.