Marathon

Buffalo Area Woman Guilty of Stealing Funds To Pay for Boston Marathon Bib

As reported on BuffaloNews.com, Andrea Costantino was sentenced to 250 hours of community service after pleading guilty to Grand Larceny. Costantino, former Director of Campus Living, took nearly $15,000 from a Faculty Student Association Account. $8,000 of the funds were donated to...

MI Partners With Onward Shay! Boise Marathon

Very pleased to announce the newest MI race company partnership, Onward Shay Boise Marathon as a Silver Level Partner. A Boston Qualifying race that began in 2016 and has quickly grown to over 1000 participants in less than two years. Their commitment...

Philadelphia Marathon Analysis – No Shortage of Questionable Results

Historically, the Philadelphia Marathon has had it's share of course cutters. The course itself gives multiple opportunities for the would be course cutter to cut miles. Up until last year the organization turned a blind eye towards cheating. Last...

New York City Bib Swapping Recipient Cheats Real Winner and a Racing Legend

Earlier in the week, I wrote about the New York City Marathon Women's 60-64 age group results. The 1st place finisher in this age group was disqualified after it was discovered that someone else ran with her bib. The Female 70-74...

Planet Tours Involved In Bib Selling Irregularities At Berlin Marathon

I've written about two separate incidents regarding Planet Tours: First, it was discovered that multiple runners were added to the results of the Mt St Michel Marathon in 2014. These runners were allegedly added at the request of Planet Tours...

New York City Marathon Bib Swap Results in Age Group Disqualification

In the preliminary New York City Marathon results, runner # 64709 was listed with a finish time of  3:37:12, good enough for 2nd place in the W60-64 age group. The runner in question had run the Paris Marathon in a...

Course Cutting Dentist Reinstated by Rock n Roll Marathon

I initially wrote about this runner following the 2017 Rock n Roll Arizona marathon. He was one of a handful of runners that had suspicious results based on missed splits. In addition to the timing data, I received multiple emails regarding...

“Bib Mule” Wanted: Runner receives lifetime ban from California International Marathon

Leading up to most marathons (especially those that are sold out) you can usually find runners attempting to sell their bibs. The below post appeared on Craigslist leading up to The California International Marathon (CIM):

MI Partners With The California International Marathon

Marathon Investigation (MI) is pleased to announce that we will serve as the California International Marathon (CIM) Results Verification Partner.  CIM is a top destination for those seeking to qualify for The Boston Marathon. Additionally, CIM the is the site of...

Olympian shown telling team members how to cut at The Chicago Marathon

Benjamin Paredes represented Mexico as a former Olympian participant, Pan Am Marathon champion, and 1994 NYC Marathon runner up was caught on video telling a team of runners how to go about cheating the Chicago Marathon.   In the video, he gives...
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