Marathon

Runners With Questionable Qualifiers Allowed To Run in Boston

Despite My best efforts, and the efforts of those that report suspected cheaters. I know that we cannot prevent all those that cheated in their qualifiers from running Boston.  I try to identify as many as is possible from...

Why Was The Homeless Bandit Singled Out?

Peter Mowbray made the viral post about Jake Halliday's lost bib. Jake lost his bib near the end of The London Marathon. It was hot, and while removing his shirt, he somehow dropped his bib. When he looked at...
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...

Stolen Bib Recipient Detained at Disneyland 10k Finish Line

As I reported on Saturday morning, the individual that ran with a stolen bib in Friday's Disneyland 5k was positively identified as the same individual that ran with a stolen bib on Tinkerbell weekend earlier this year. https://www.marathoninvestigation.com/2017/09/disneyland-5k-bib-stolen.html The below video...

Justin Turner Foundation Responds To Bib Forging “We Will Not Allow Her To Run...

As reported earlier this week, Valerie has copied, modified and forged bibs so that her and her friends could run in races without paying the entry fees. The evidence that appeared on her Instagram page was clear. She has...

Evidence Shows NYPD Officer Used Bib Mule to Qualify for The Boston Marathon

Continuing my profiles of questionable Philadelphia Marathon Results, I am shining the highlighting a runner that was previously mentioned as part of my initial article regarding Philadelphia back in December. She remains in the results. When I contacted the timer,...

L.A. Marathon Issues Statement, Disqualifies Meza

Frank Meza has been disqualified from The 2019 LA Marathon after evidence that he cut the course has been mounting. From The L.A Marathon website: Disqualification Notice June...

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...

Boston Qualified: Transgender Women

Clarification: There certainly have been Transgender women run Boston in the past. The group of trans women mentioned in this article are the first known to have openly qualified as females and accepted into Boston under the female qualification standards....

“O” No!! – Mass Cheating at Mexico City Once Again – Initial Reports Claim...

    “WE’RE NOT HANDING MEDALS OUT THE DAY OF THE RACE, WE DON’T WANT TO DISCOURAGE PEOPLE FROM RUNNING THE RACE, QUITE THE CONTRARY. BUT AS THE RACE DIRECTOR AND A RUNNER MYSELF, I WANT EVERY PERSON TO CROSS THE FINISH...
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