#3 – Bib # 1895 – 2:52:52 qualifying time – Long Beach 2014. 6:01:59 Boston time
#8 – Bib # 5139 – 3:01:54 qualifying time – Orange County 2015. 5:47:30 Boston time
#70– Bib # 3910 – 2:59:02 qualifying time – Surf City 2015. 4:45:21 Boston time
A single runner ran qualifying times for 3 different group members. It is also worth noting that the qualifying time for Boston bib #5139 was an age group win in the 55-59 year old group.
The runner that ran the qualifying races has been identified.
There are also instances within this group where BQ’s were earned illegitimately for prior years.
I also hope this is a good example of why I flag the results in the way I do. I know that not all flagged runners cheated. This is just the best way to limit the # of results to check. The theory is that those that cheat are not capable to run BQ times on their own – so we look at those that run significantly slower in Boston than the BQ to at least identify those runners.
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