September2017

  • Newport Beach “Triathlon” Denied Permits

    The Newport Beach Triathlon was denied permits by the City of Newport. The race organizer is blaming the city. Visitors to Newportbeachtriathlon.com were met with this announcement: “Selling Entries Under False Pretenses” RACE ORGANIZER ACCUSED OF SELLING NEWPORT BEACH TRIATHLON ENTRIES UNDER “FALSE PRETENSES” After it was initially revealed...
  • Mexico City Marathon Controversy – “They Did It For The Medal”

    Even before I wrote the first article on The Mexico City Marathon: Thousands Accused of Cheating At The Mexico City Marathon, I had heard the suggestions that the runners were not cheating for Boston or to brag about their times. “They did it for the medal” I did not report on...
  • Over 5000 Disqualified From The Mexico City Marathon

    An unprecedented number of runners have been disqualified from The Mexico City Marathon. Did they all cheat, or were some victims of timing errors? After I posted an article regarding the accusations that 1000s cheated at the Mexico City Marathon, the race released the official results. According to the...
  • Thousands Accused of Cheating at The Mexico City Marathon

    Shortly after The 2017 Mexico City Marathon, I received requests to review the results. A Facebook page popped up outing many alleged cheaters. I read comments that there were 1000’s of cheaters – runners that cut the course. I was skeptical at first.  However, when I looked at the results,...
  • To Catch A Bib Thief – The Events That Led To Disneyland Runner Being Detained After Running With Stolen Bib

    This will be a long article. There have been many rumors and misinformation regarding the circumstances surrounding the events leading up to the Disneyland runner being apprehended after Saturday’s Disneyland 10k. This article will detail the process in identifying the runner in possession of the stolen bib, and the...
  • Stolen Bib Recipient Detained at Disneyland 10k Finish Line

    As I reported on Saturday morning, the individual that ran with a stolen bib in Friday’s Disneyland 5k was positively identified as the same individual that ran with a stolen bib on Tinkerbell weekend earlier this year. Disneyland 5k Bib Reported Stolen – Photos Show a Familiar Suspect The...
  • Disneyland 5k Bib Reported Stolen – Photos Show a Familiar Suspect

    In Serial Bib Thief Identified at Disney, I wrote about a runner that reported their bib was picked up by someone else for The Tinkerbell 10k and Half Marathons in May. This post went viral within the various Disney groups on Facebook and led to the runner being positively...
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