Marathon

To Catch A Bib Thief – The Events That Led To Disneyland Runner Being...

This will be a long article. There have been many rumors and misinformation regarding the circumstances surrounding the events leading up to the Disneyland runner being apprehended after Saturday's Disneyland 10k. This article will detail the process in identifying...

Stolen Bib Recipient Detained at Disneyland 10k Finish Line

As I reported on Saturday morning, the individual that ran with a stolen bib in Friday's Disneyland 5k was positively identified as the same individual that ran with a stolen bib on Tinkerbell weekend earlier this year. https://www.marathoninvestigation.com/2017/09/disneyland-5k-bib-stolen.html The below video...

Disneyland 5k Bib Reported Stolen – Photos Show a Familiar Suspect

In Serial Bib Thief Identified at Disney, I wrote about a runner that reported their bib was picked up by someone else for The Tinkerbell 10k and Half Marathons in May. This post went viral within the various Disney groups...

Alleged Disney Course Cutter Disqualified From Half Marathon Win

I received an email from the 13.Wine Half Marathon on Monday asking me if a particular runner had ever crossed my radar. The runner was Maureen, and I informed the emailer that, yes I have featured her in a...

Photo Evidence Leads To More Questions Regarding Disney Runner

I re-shared an article on the Disney runner that has a Boston Qualifying time with zero recorded splits. SInce I published the article initially, through the help of some Disney Annual Pass Holders, I was able able to obtaing a couple...

B.A.A. Taking A More Active Role In Scrutinizing Qualifying Results?

One of the goals of Marathon Investigation has been to make runners (and races) aware that some people do cheat in races. Usually when I first talk to people about the topic they are surprised that runners would cheat...

Race Director Wrongly Accused Runner of Cheating in Boston Qualifier

Prior to the 2017 Boston Marathon I was reviewing a number of qualifying races and runners for inaccurate results. When a questionable result comes to my attention, my procedure has always been to gather all the available information and...

Do Not Take The Risk: Chicago Marathon Bibs For Sale

The Chicago Marathon is full. Whenever a marathon has more demand than supply, bibs pop up in the secondary markets. Chicago has a no transfer policy. I received 2 emails this morning directing me to this post on Instagram Probably not a...

Runner Disqualified From 2018 Boston Qualifying Race – Other Results Challenged

The runner profiled below has run in 3 Boston Marathons, finishing 2 of them. He has entered Boston in 2014, 2015, and 2016. I identified him based on his 2016 result. He was missed in the review of 2015...

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...
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