Boston Marathon

The Aftermath of Letsrun’s $100,000 Challenge to Mike Rossi

By now, nearly everyone has heard about the letsrun challenge to Mike Rossi.The Johnson brothers (Brojos) wrote an extremely compelling article summarizing the evidence supporting that Mike Rossi did not actually run the 2014 Lehigh Valley Marathon. Lehigh Valley Got...

Boston Marathon Review Explained

The Original "Boston Project" The idea for a detailed review of Boston finishers began well after the 2015 Boston Marathon. This was after Mike Rossi was very publicly outed for cutting the course in his 2015 Boston Qualifier. The massive...

Phoenix Dentist Disqualified from 2017 Rock ‘N Roll Arizona Marathon – Other Results Under...

Dr. Kip Litton DDS. He was the first recreational marathon cheat that I heard of. His story fascinates me to this day. Never before were one runner's results scrutinized to the level that Dr. Kip Litton's were. Even today,...

“Those Social Media Posts Have Been Altered By Someone” – Runner Denies Allegation That...

Yesterday, I presented evidence that Heather Crowe ran the Chicagoland marathon in 2018 using her twin sister's (Holly's) bib. Holly submitted that time to enter herself into the 2019 Boston Marathon. I maintain that Holly did not run a qualifying...

Boston Athletic Association Denies Qualifier Status for Misdirected Runners

Both The Woodlands Marathon and The Marathon of The Treasure Coast received bad news from the B.A.A. late last week. The Woodlands Marathon As previously reported, Woodlands runners were misdirected, causing them to run 0.8 miles short of a full marathon. According...

Bib Forger Causes Outrage Amongst Charity Supporters

Almost as soon as the Boston Marathon was over, I started receiving tips from runners about suspected bib swappers, and runners that saw someone on the course that didn't seem capable of earning their bib #.Today, I started to...

2018 Boston Marathon First Look At The Data

Looking Ahead to The 2019 Boston Marathon The below data is based on the preliminary results of The 2018 Boston Marathon. The conditions were miserable. The wind was strong and the rain/sleet was challenging. Last year was a scorcher. The...

Course Cutting Doctor Disqualified From USA Fit Marathon – No Longer has a Boston...

Last week I wrote about Dr. Leonard Raphael. He has had multiple marathons where he registered Boston Qualifying times, and in every case where splits are published, he missed mats. He also has been disqualified from the 2014 and...

Berlin Marathon – Suspicious Results for 2nd Straight Year for Boston Qualifying Runner

To support Marathon Investigation, you can make a contribution by clicking on the bottom of the page, or by going to Paypal.me/marathonsleuth or Venmo:@MarathonInvestigation. Everyone's support is appreciated! Stephanie has run 10 Marathons...

Runner With History of Missed Mats Removed From 2017 Boston Marathon Entry List

I originally reported the runner to the Boston Marathon and Berlin marathon  in January. Berlin has been mostly unresponsive. I was notified last week that the investigation to this runner was ongoing. I can report today that he is...

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