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...

Boston Marathon Review Explained

The Original "Boston Project" The idea for a detailed review of Boston finishers began well after the 2015 Boston Marathon. This was after Mike Rossi was very publicly outed for cutting the course in his 2015 Boston Qualifier. The massive...

Boston Qualified: Transgender Women

Clarification: There certainly have been Transgender women run Boston in the past. The group of trans women mentioned in this article are the first known to have openly qualified as females and accepted into Boston under the female qualification standards....

New York Road Runners Actively Combating Bib Swappers

I checked the marathonguide bulletin boards to see if there were Boston bibs posted. In particular, I was looking to see if this guy was going to try to obtain a bib again. What I find were a glut of messages...

Runner With 12 Consecutive Boston Starts Has Many Questionable Qualifiers

Maureen Spinler has competed in every Boston Marathon since 2005. She is registered to run Boston again in 2018. I first stumbled across Maureen's results after the 2017 Disney World Marathon. It was at that race that she earned the...

Surf City USA Marathon Responds To Criticism In a Puzzling Way

The Surf City USA Marathon was held just about a month ago in Huntington Beach, California. The reviews were a bit mixed. On Facebook runners commented that it was very congested--at one point narrowing to a single lane on an out...

After 12 years of Suspicious Results, Greg Pafford claims Legacy Award from RNR Marathon

Dr. Pafford was awarded the Legacy Award for completing 15 straight Arizona Rock N Roll marathons. In 2004 ,Dr. Pafford ran in the first Arizona Rock N Roll marathon, and just finished his 15th year.         The above statement appears on...

Races Becoming More Vigilant Against Bandits, Bib Mules, and Bib Thieves

Some races and race directors are taking a stronger stance against bib bandits, bib mules and bib thieves. Some race directors are serious about protecting the integrity of their races and about keeping unauthorized runners out of their events...

Honolulu Marathon Continues To Side With Cheaters

Following last year’s Honolulu Marathon, I wrote an article like many I have written before, and like many I have written since. Honolulu is one of the largest marathons in the world. Every race has instances of cheating, and Honolulu...

Philadelphia Marathon Results Still Include Many Highly Suspicious Times

The Philadelphia Marathon was 3 weeks ago. Unfortunately most of the runners that obviously did not complete the full course remain in the results. I have notified the race of all of the instances of apparent course cutting that...
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