Marathon

J.D. Greening Responds – “I never ran a second loop”

I initially wrote about J.D. Greening on Tuesday. J.D. had submitted his Wenatchee Marathon result to the BAA for entry into the 2019 Boston Marathon. The problem was that he was listed as a Half Marathon participant. In reality,...

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...
Boston Marathon

2017 Boston Bib Swappers Identified – Risk Possible Boston Bans

I have been working on the 2017 Boston Marathon results to identify those that may have cheated to gain entry. I've come across a couple of likely cases of course cutting. I am digging for more evidence before I...

Chinese Marathon Boom Leads To Organizational Issues and Potential Cheating

There's a running boom in China. The number of runners competing in Marathons has increased at a rapid pace in China over the past decade. NPR reported that in the 6 years prior to 2017, the number of Marathons in...

Irish Minister of Housing and Urban Development Vindicated by Race Photos

Damien English is The Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal- Meath West Fine Gael T.D. After completing The Dublin Marathon, English posted on twitter. Followers quickly questioned English's splits, noting his fast time from 30k to the finish.   English responded, blaming a timing...

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...

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...

From BQ to DQ – Runner Loses Boston Qualifying Result For Using a Pacer

Ashley Rollins ran her dream race at The 2018 California International Marathon. Ashley ran a time of 3:28:06. Her time was one minute and fifty four seconds under the new qualifying standards for The Boston 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...

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