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...

More Questionable Boston Qualifying Results Traced Back To Planet Tours

The French travel agency, Planet Tours has shown that they are willing to do just about anything in order to try to obtain Boston Marathon bibs for their customers. They were involved in a scandal where their customers were added...

Rock ‘n Roll Runners Disqualified

Rock 'n Roll Marathon - San Diego removed all of the runners that were reported in the below article from the official marathon results. See the below link for the original article.   ANALYSIS OF RNR SAN DIEGO FINDS SUSPICIOUS RESULTS Unfair Comparison...

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...

Grandma’s Marathon Issues Disqualification and Lifetime Bans For Bib Muling for Boston

Additional information surfaced after I wrote about Steve Jewell using a 'bib mule' in order to qualify for Boston. A young female runner ran 2018 Grandma's Marathon using Jewell's bib. Her time of 3:28:25 was fast enough to gain Jewell...

12 Year Boston Marathoner’s Streak Ends After Disqualification

I have written about Maureen Spinler before. She first landed on the Marathon Investigation radar after her 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon result. Disney is notorious for course cutters. Typically the course cutting takes place on an out and...

Runner Has Bib Revoked Less than 3 Weeks Prior To Boston Marathon

  The runner qualified for the 2017 Boston Marathon at The Light at The End of The Tunnel Marathon. The 'Tunnel Marathons' are among the fastest marathon courses and popular among those that want to qualify for Boston. He qualified...

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...

Mo’ Cowbell Marathon 6th Place Finisher Facing Likely Disqualification For Course Cutting

James Brady finished 6th in The Mo' Cowbell Marathon this past Sunday with a time of 3:03:12.                   He finished the half Marathon in a time of 1:49:11 - an 8:20 minute per mile pace. He finished The Marathon in a...
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