# Two men and a boy started their journey - Help them to know each other

2 Men and a boy started a never-ending race. One of the men can run super fast while the other can run faster than the boy. The boy is the slowest runner. What are they?

(This puzzle is taken from my website. There's a link in my profile.)

• are you an analog wrist watch? – JonMark Perry Nov 1 '17 at 9:15
• Curious out of all the things for the analogy, why 2 men and a boy =) – Alex Nov 1 '17 at 15:40

## 1 Answer

They are

the hands of a clock

Because

there are two long hands, the minute hand and the second hand, which represent the men, because one moves one second at a time and the other one moves one minute at a time.

And

The kid is the short hand, the hour hand, which moves one hour at a time.

• Edited! For future reference: click the 'edit' button (underneath the main body of the answer) to see the formatting for spoilers. – Wen1now Nov 1 '17 at 9:31
• I would argue that I'm even faster than your super fast runner. – A. P. Nov 1 '17 at 11:04
• It depends on how big the c**** is – Lavigo Nov 1 '17 at 11:07