Marathon

Top Finisher DQ’d from Sarasota Marathon

There was immediate suspicion regarding Jennifer’s result at The Sarasota Marathon. Her 3:39:51 would be a personal record. Her only result on Marathonguide.com is the 2021 Chicago Marathon where she finished in a time of 5:42:47. I...

Disney Bib Scammer Targets Princess Half Marathon Weekend

On Saturday, this message appeared in a Facebook Group for Disney Princess Runners. This story had a very familiar ring to it. The most well known instance of...

Frank Meza – Additional Evidence of LA Marathon Course Cutting

Last week I wrote about Frank Meza. Frank ran the fastest time ever recorded by a 70 year old at The 2019 L.A. Marathon. Frank was shown entering The LA Marathon course from...

Runner Caught Using Bib Mule at 2016 New York City Marathon in Boston Qualifying...

Leading up to The 2016 New York City marathon, Cindy made lots of posts on social media. She posted about her preparation, and her hydration and posted a picture of her gels, etc..for the day of the marathon. The...

The Marathon Investigation Process and a False Narrative

On Runningfatchef.com, Latoya Shauntay Snell'is described as a Food and Fitness Blogger, Influencer, Journalist and Chef. She has a number of sponsors. She has written about her experiences for a number of publications. She went...

Alleged Course Cutter Competes at Boston, DNFs, Claims Finisher’s Medal

To support Marathon Investigation, you can make a contribution by clicking on the bottom of the page, or by going to Paypal.me/marathonsleuth or Venmo:@MarathonInvestigation. Everyone's support is appreciated! Tim Hepler qualified for the...

Just Stop. There is Nothing Suspicious About Gracie Hunt’s Marathon Time

Sorry, Can't Buy ThatOutkick.com So without a lick of training, other than running 13 miles on a treadmill years before the event, Gracie Hunt says she ran a marathon less than 26 minutes...

Cheating at Disney – Families, Dopeys and More

After reviewing The 2019 Disney Marathon results, as always, there were plenty of course cutters. I did not find any of these cutters with Boston Qualifying times. But, there were plenty of repeat offenders and some blatant examples of...

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 Disqualified after 2nd Place Finish – Admits to Repeated Cheating

Emily Clark was the 2nd place female finisher of The PeaceHealth Apple Tree Half Marathon in Vancouver WA on September 15th. She was later disqualified. WHY Racing has provided me with a public statement regarding this...

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