Marathon

Honolulu Runners Registered For Boston – Despite Evidence of Course Cutting

“The Honolulu Marathon is an easy course to turn around on,” said Dr. Jim Barahal, Honolulu Marathon CEO and founder. “The technology that is involved with running and these large marathons makes it nearly impossible to really cheat. You’re...

The Boston Marathon’s Retro Bandit?

Every year I see bib copying, bib forging, and I've seen runners using their previous year's bib to get onto the course. This is partially possible due to the unchanged design of the Boston Marathon bib over the past...

Wenatchee Marathon Volunteer Disputes J.D. Greening’s Claim of Accidentally Cutting The Course

I received the below email regarding J.D. Greening’s explanation that he mistakenly and unknowingly missed a 10-mile loop at the Wenatchee Marathon. JD Greening keeps piling on the lies about his Wenatchee Marathon win.  I read your latest post where...

Jeff Donnelly – Serial Cheater – Showing No Signs of Stopping

Jeff and Sheri Donnelly Below is a brief history of suspicious results for Jeff and Sheri Donnelly. Jeff has run Boston in 2011, 2012, 2014 , 2015 and 2016. It is unlikely that he legitimately qualified for any of...

Photo Evidence Leads To More Questions Regarding Disney Runner

I re-shared an article on the Disney runner that has a Boston Qualifying time with zero recorded splits. SInce I published the article initially, through the help of some Disney Annual Pass Holders, I was able able to obtaing a couple...

Runner Left Out of 2019 Boston Marathon Due To Timing Chip Issue and Timer’s...

Along with 7,300 other runners, Skip Schott received the dreaded email from The B.A.A. last week. While he ran a qualifying time for the 2019 Boston Marathon, his entry for the 2019 Boston Marathon was not accepted. Skip's official time of 3:25:10.5...

The Curious Case of Serial Course Cutter Richard Perza

Richard Perza was one of the runners that I was tracking this past Sunday at The Rock n Roll Arizona Marathon. Unsurprisingly, he missed the 10k and the 16.5 mile mats. The above screenshot was taken from the tracking app during...

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...

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...

Lean.Strong.Fast. Founder and Coach Disqualified From Boston Qualifying Marathon

Marlon Bascombe, founder of Lean.Strong.Fast was featured over a year ago in an article on MarathonInvestigation.com. SUSPICIOUS BOSTON QUALIFYING RESULT FOR TEAM LEAN.STRONG.FAST FOUNDER/COACH At the time, despite the overwhelming evidence that he cut the course , the New Jersey Marathon...
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