Marathon

Podcast Star Has History of Questionable Results

Scott Kummer was first accused of cheating in 2017 on the popular running site letsrun.com. The evidence presented was damning. He had no footpod data for any of his runs. This startling revelation was believed to be...

The Marathon Investigation Process and a False Narrative

On Runningfatchef.com, Latoya Shauntay Snell'is described as a Food and Fitness Blogger, Influencer, Journalist and Chef. She has a number of sponsors. She has written about her experiences for a number of publications. She went...

Justin Turner Foundation Responds To Bib Forging “We Will Not Allow Her To Run...

As reported earlier this week, Valerie has copied, modified and forged bibs so that her and her friends could run in races without paying the entry fees. The evidence that appeared on her Instagram page was clear. She has...

More Evidence Uncovered on Serial Bib Forger and Her Accomplice

It was shown that Valerie has run many races with forged bibs. The article I published yesterday only showed some of the examples of this behavior.  There were more egregious instances of bib copying. The picture at the top of...

Serial Bib Forger Uncovered By Social Media Posts

Last week, Valerie made this post on Instagram. She is claiming her 24th Half Marathon at Pasadena. She does not appear in the results. She also has photos from Surf City from 2017 through 2019. She is not in the results. This...

Philadelphia Marathon’s Inaction Shows Disrespect for Legitimate Runners

Runners with Boston qualifying times remain in the Philadelphia Marathon results despite missing mats, and sub 30 minute half marathon splits. he Philadelphia Marathon was over two months ago. I wrote an article after a preliminary review. I decided to wait...

Cheating at Disney – Families, Dopeys and More

After reviewing The 2019 Disney Marathon results, as always, there were plenty of course cutters. I did not find any of these cutters with Boston Qualifying times. But, there were plenty of repeat offenders and some blatant examples of...

The Curious Case of Serial Course Cutter Richard Perza

Richard Perza was one of the runners that I was tracking this past Sunday at The Rock n Roll Arizona Marathon. Unsurprisingly, he missed the 10k and the 16.5 mile mats. The above screenshot was taken from the tracking app during...

Follow up on Honolulu Marathon and Geri Berger

Honolulu Marathon On Tuesday, I was critical of The Honolulu Marathon, and their refusal to publish the full results. They made bib number, and name required fields to pull up an individual's splits. I made the decision to publish the...

Complete Honolulu Marathon Results File Available Through Marathon Investigation

The Honolulu Marathon has made it extremely difficult for the average person to check the results, beyond their own. In order to pull up another runner's results, you need to know their name and bib number. Originally they also required...

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