Marathon

After 13 Years of Running Unregistered, NYC Marathon Bandit Unapologetic

Keith proudly posted a photo after his 2018 NYC Marathon "finish". He does not appear in the results, but he did get a medal. Keith officially appears in the results of 2 New York City Marathons over the past 15 years. He says he...

Runner’s World Article Gives Green Light To Bandits

I initially saw the article in the print version of Runner's World. It was shared with me by a couple of readers. 'The Bandit's Manifesto'. In it, they list 10 things not to do if you bandit a race along...

Irish Minister of Housing and Urban Development Vindicated by Race Photos

Damien English is The Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal- Meath West Fine Gael T.D. After completing The Dublin Marathon, English posted on twitter. Followers quickly questioned English's splits, noting his fast time from 30k to the finish.   English responded, blaming a timing...

“Bib Mule” Runs Grandma’s To Gain Runner Entry To 2019 Boston Marathon

Steve completed Grandma's Marathon in 2018 in a time of 3:28:25. As a 60-year-old male, this was well under the time needed to grant him entry into the 2019 Boston Marathon. Prior to Grandma's Marathon, he ran The 2017 Medtronic...

Why Bib Swapping is Wrong and Dangerous – Follow Up To ‘Bearded Julie’ Feedback

I have written many articles about bib swapping. I wrote one on Friday that got quite a bit of reaction from both sides. Julie gave her bib to William for a local 5k. William placed 2nd in Julie's age...

Runners Boast About Bib Swapping And The Resulting 2nd Place Finish

This past weekend, Julie ran two Personal records, on the same day, at the same time. Julie was registered for The Surf City 5k and Revel Big Bear. However she gave her bib away to William for the 5k. Julie...

Runner Used Bib Mule To Finish as 2nd Overall Female at Tunnel Light Marathon

There are a 7 Boston eligible marathons that pass through Washington's Snoqualmie Tunnel. Last year, I wrote about the controversy regarding these races, and alleged 'course poaching'.  The courses are downhill and fast. They are popular for those needing to run a...

“MarathonJunkie” Chuck Engle Among Two Disqualified From Heartland Marathon

When you visit the Heartland Marathon Homepage, you are greeted with the following statement: No other details were available publicly. I have been in contact with one of the runners involved and with race officials, who provided more detail behind...

Adjusted Time Accepted by BAA: Runner Granted Entry To 2019 Boston Marathon

Skip Schott has been on a bit of a roller coaster ride since submitting his Boston Marathon entry. With thousands of others, he waited anxiously to find out if his time would be accepted. He was initially informed that he...

“He Lied To My Face” – More Information Shows Intent To Cheat at ‘Mo...

After I posted about James Brady being disqualified from The 'Mo Cowbell Marathon, a couple of posters came to his defense within minutes of each other, with the same explanation. They said James injured himself around mile 18, and...
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