Boston Marathon

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Didn’t Cheat To Run Boston – Stop Asking

I was initially asked about Brett Kavanaugh's Boston credentials immediately after he was nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court. With the Senate confirmation hearings beginning on Monday and his Boston Marathons being mentioned, I have received more requests. His bib numbers...

The Boston Marathon’s Retro Bandit Returns

The "Retro Bandit" was identified after The 2018 Boston Marathon. He earned the nickname for running (at least a small portion of) The Boston Marathon wearing a 1996 Boston Marathon bib. Further research showed that he jumped...

‘Patriot Runner’ and The Banditing Controversy at Boston

Since the Boston Marathon, I have been receiving a steady stream of emails. Included in these were emails from runners that found photos of others using forged bibs when they logged into marathofoto.com to review their pictures. I posted an...

Popular Blogger Banned from Boston

Gia Alvarez - banned from all future B.A.A. eventsAccording to popular blogger Gia Alvarez, (RUNgiaRUN) , she has been banned from running in all future BAA (Boston Athletic Association) races. Gia qualified for 2015 Boston marathon by running 3:32:50...

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...

Lean.Strong.Fast. Founder and Coach Disqualified From Boston Qualifying Marathon

Marlon Bascombe, founder of Lean.Strong.Fast was featured over a year ago in an article on MarathonInvestigation.com. SUSPICIOUS BOSTON QUALIFYING RESULT FOR TEAM LEAN.STRONG.FAST FOUNDER/COACH At the time, despite the overwhelming evidence that he cut the course , the New Jersey Marathon...

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...

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...

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...

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