Marathon

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....

New York Road Runners Actively Combating Bib Swappers

I checked the marathonguide bulletin boards to see if there were Boston bibs posted. In particular, I was looking to see if this guy was going to try to obtain a bib again. What I find were a glut of messages...

New York City Marathon Bib Swap Results in Age Group Disqualification

In the preliminary New York City Marathon results, runner # 64709 was listed with a finish time of  3:37:12, good enough for 2nd place in the W60-64 age group. The runner in question had run the Paris Marathon in a...

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...

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...

Over 5000 Disqualified From The Mexico City Marathon

An unprecedented number of runners have been disqualified from The Mexico City Marathon. Did they all cheat, or were some victims of timing errors? After I posted an article regarding the accusations that 1000s cheated at the Mexico City Marathon,...

“Retro Bandit” Information is Confirmed

The 'Retro Bandit" appeared in photos from The Boston Marathon from 2016 through 2018. After I wrote about him, some held out hope that there was another explanation - that he wasn't truly a bandit. Maybe he had a...

Complete Honolulu Marathon Results File Available Through Marathon Investigation

The Honolulu Marathon has made it extremely difficult for the average person to check the results, beyond their own. In order to pull up another runner's results, you need to know their name and bib number. Originally they also required...

Cheating at Disney – Families, Dopeys and More

After reviewing The 2019 Disney Marathon results, as always, there were plenty of course cutters. I did not find any of these cutters with Boston Qualifying times. But, there were plenty of repeat offenders and some blatant examples of...

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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