Marathon

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...

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...

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...

Chicago Marathon Bib Swapper Claims Spot as Top 100 Female Finisher

Late last night, I downloaded the complete splits from The Chicago Marathon. I have yet to review these thoroughly. I have, however started to receive tips regarding questionable results. One that stood out was this finish:   She missed all splits until...

Runner’s Time Adjusted at Bayshore – Boston Application Being Reviewed

As I wrote earlier this week, Skip Schott learned a difficult lesson - always wear your bib facing forward. During Skip's Bayshore Marathon run, he had his bib attached to a bib belt. The bib was situated behind him....

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...

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...
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