Boston Marathon

Runner Has Bib Revoked Less than 3 Weeks Prior To Boston Marathon

  The runner qualified for the 2017 Boston Marathon at The Light at The End of The Tunnel Marathon. The 'Tunnel Marathons' are among the fastest marathon courses and popular among those that want to qualify for Boston. He qualified...

Wenatchee Marathon Issues Statement Condemning JD Greening – Bans him from future events

Ted Driven, owner of the Wenatchee Marathon and Leavenworth Marathon issued a statement tonight regarding J.D. Greening's participation and claims regarding the Wenatchee Marathon. I am quite impressed with the marathon's response and handling of this difficult situation. Despite J.D....

Another Case of Cheating at Lehigh Valley Health Network VIA Marathon

I was copied on an email this morning that was sent to B.A.A. identifying a female that registered using a qualifying time ran at the 2016 VIA Marathon. I will be forwarding the email to the VIA Marathon with...

Runner’s Time Adjusted at Bayshore – Boston Application Being Reviewed

As I wrote earlier this week, Skip Schott learned a difficult lesson - always wear your bib facing forward. During Skip's Bayshore Marathon run, he had his bib attached to a bib belt. The bib was situated behind him....

False Boston Qualifying Times at The 2014 Marathon De La Baie Du Mt St...

As part of the Boston Project that was outlined in Runner's World, we flagged runners to review that finished in a significantly slower time than their Boston bib # would predict. 4 Runners were initially  flagged that qualified at...

“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...

From BQ to DQ – Runner Loses Boston Qualifying Result For Using a Pacer

Ashley Rollins ran her dream race at The 2018 California International Marathon. Ashley ran a time of 3:28:06. Her time was one minute and fifty four seconds under the new qualifying standards for The Boston Marathon.

Runner Improperly Obtained 2018 Boston Bib after Having Bib Revoked in 2017 Bib Muling...

Planet Tours has been the subject of a few articles on Marathon Investigation. Planet Tours is a French travel agency that specializes in marathon tours. For a single price, you pay for your bib, travel and lodging to any...

What Not To Do at Boston (Or Any Race)

Don't Let Someone Else Run With Your Bib This should go without saying. But, this is the most common method that is used to run Boston among those that I identify each year. Also, this doesn't just mean that you...
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