Runner Was Part of a Select Group Given The Honor To Run For Team MR8
  • Cheating at Disney To Avoid The Balloon Ladies

    A couple weeks ago I wrote 2 articles about the Disney Marathon. As a result, I’ve received messages regarding a ¬†slightly different type of cheating. Cheating to avoid the balloon ladies. These runners aren’t cheating to run Boston by claiming illegitimate 3 hour Boston Qualifying times. But I have...
  • “Why I Cheated” A Race Cheater Caught – Why She Cheated And Her Attempt at Vindication

    I was first made aware of “Linda” and her husband a couple of months ago. ¬†It did appear that her husband had carried her bib in some races, but I didn’t see the motivation. There was no Boston Qualifying time, so I set aside the information with intentions of...
  • Analysis of 2017 Rock N’ Roll Arizona Marathon

    Below is the Rock N’ Roll Arizona course map. There are mats at 10k, 13.1 miles, and 20 miles. There are no published mats on the out and back section that covers about 7 miles. Multiple runners have confirmed that they do not recall a timing mat on this...
  • The Last Runner to Qualify for Boston?

    Registration has closed for The 2017 Boston Marathon, and those that have been accepted have been notified. Boston accepted all applicants that ran 2 minutes and 9 seconds under their qualifying time, leaving scores of runners that met the qualifying standard on the outside looking in. I received the...
  • The Boston Marathon Project

    I wanted to elaborate more on the project that was the topic of the Runner’s World article. You can go to the bottom of this post for links to 3 particular cases that I felt warranted further attention. A group also was formed on Facebook to discuss racing and...
  • No Shortage of Bib Forgeries at Boston ’16

    I have received a number of reports on Boston bib forgeries. I wrote one article on a runner that forged a charity bib of a runner that ran for the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team. I have since received additional reports. I have spoken to and messaged a few of...
  • False Boston Qualifying Times at The 2014 Marathon De La Baie Du Mt St Michel

    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 the 2014 Monte St. Michel Marathon. As a point to...
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