Marathon

Podcast Star Has History of Questionable Results

Scott Kummer was first accused of cheating in 2017 on the popular running site letsrun.com. The evidence presented was damning. He had no footpod data for any of his runs. This startling revelation was believed to be...

Mo’ Cowbell 6th Place Runner Officially Disqualified – By His Own Watch

In a prior article, I presented evidence that James Brady cut the course on the way to a 6th place finish at 'Mo Cowbell Marathon. His significant negative split, coupled with missed timing mats were evidence enough that James...

Thousands Accused of Cheating at The Mexico City Marathon

Shortly after The 2017 Mexico City Marathon, I received requests to review the results. A Facebook page popped up outing many alleged cheaters. I read comments that there were 1000's of cheaters - runners that cut the course. I was...

Justin Turner Foundation Responds To Bib Forging “We Will Not Allow Her To Run...

As reported earlier this week, Valerie has copied, modified and forged bibs so that her and her friends could run in races without paying the entry fees. The evidence that appeared on her Instagram page was clear. She has...

81 Runners Disqualified From Chicago Marathon

In the current Chicago Marathon results, 81 runners have been removed from the published results. In most cases, these are runners that have missed multiple splits. In the case of Ivan, who I wrote about yesterday, it was because of...

Serial Course Cutter Detected after Course Cutting at Santa Clarita 10k

Kaye Reuschling finished in 2nd place in the F45-50 age group at The Santa Clarita 10k. The 10k is held in conjunction with the 5k, half and full marathons. Kaye was observed as she stopped to tie her shoe on...

“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...

“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...

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...

JD Greening is Running Again – for Mayor

JD Greening is running. Not a Marathon, but for Mayor of the small town of Waterville, WA. For a week last year, the JD Greening story was all I wrote about, as there...
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