Marathon

After 12 years of Suspicious Results, Greg Pafford claims Legacy Award from RNR Marathon

Dr. Pafford was awarded the Legacy Award for completing 15 straight Arizona Rock N Roll marathons. In 2004 ,Dr. Pafford ran in the first Arizona Rock N Roll marathon, and just finished his 15th year.         The above statement appears on...

BibSwitch.com Added To List of Supporters

Bibswitch.com has been added to the list of MarathonInvestigation.com supporters. BIBSWITCH is a platform that facilitates bib-transfers between runners and race organizers. A runner that has a bib that they cannot use contacts Bibswitch and Bibswitch contacts the appropriate race director...

Parvaneh Moayedi’s Guinness Records Officially Revoked

I first wrote about Parvaneh Moayedi and Larry Macon in May of 2016. Parvaneh and Larry hold (or held) Guinness records relating to their multiple marathons. These records were in doubt for any...

The Curious Case of “Chicago Annie”

Anne's results started coming under scrutiny in 2013 when the below thread was posted on letsrun.com. Help expose a potential marathon race cheater The admins at letsrun.com received and posted an email from a runner that questioned Anne's results. The emailer...

“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...

Wenatchee Marathon Issues Statement Condemning JD Greening – Bans him from future events

Ted Driven, owner of the Wenatchee Marathon and Leavenworth Marathon issued a statement tonight regarding J.D. Greening's participation and claims regarding the Wenatchee Marathon. I am quite impressed with the marathon's response and handling of this difficult situation. Despite J.D....

Marine Corps Marathon – 6th Place Female Appears To Have Cut Course This Year...

Brandy currently shows as the 6th place woman in the unofficial Marine Corps Marathon Results. I pulled down the complete results the evening of the marathon. Many of the runners with missing splits have been removed from the results....

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...

Despite The Evidence – Dubious Philadelphia Marathon Results Allowed to Stand

The Philadelphia Marathon has historically had a reputation of looking the other way in the case of cheating. At large marathons there will always be runners that attempt to cheat. Philadelphia is no exception. The course offers some clear...

Criticism of Racepass Continues

I've been keeping an eye on Racepass ever since they launched. For anyone that is unaware, Racepass launched in May amid much scrutiny.  Basically they claim to be the first subscription based service for runners. Runners pay a flat...
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