Marathon

Frustration in Tokyo as Runners Deal With Strict Cutoffs

The Tokyo Marathon has notoriously strict cutoff times. It was reported b participants that 'hundreds of runners' were prevented from continuing the race after the 10 kilometer cutoff. Tokyo Marathon Cutoff Times -...

To Catch A Bib Thief – The Events That Led To Disneyland Runner Being...

This will be a long article. There have been many rumors and misinformation regarding the circumstances surrounding the events leading up to the Disneyland runner being apprehended after Saturday's Disneyland 10k. This article will detail the process in identifying...

Fitness Pro Sets Dangerous Example While Claiming Questionable Finish at Honolulu Marathon

Geri Berger was one of the over three hundred runners that I flagged for potential course cutting at the 2018 Honolulu Marathon. She did not qualify for Boston. But I feel that her story is worth highlighting. She makes her living...

“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...

Analysis of Greg Pafford’s Response To Course Cutting Evidence

In May, AZCentral.com published an article on Greg Pafford. Dr. Pafford has been profiled on this site for his impossible splits over 12 consecutive years at the RnR Arizona Marathon. Since I was unable to get a hold of Dr. Pafford...

2018 Boston Marathon First Look At The Data

Looking Ahead to The 2019 Boston Marathon The below data is based on the preliminary results of The 2018 Boston Marathon. The conditions were miserable. The wind was strong and the rain/sleet was challenging. Last year was a scorcher. The...

After Cheating Admission, ‘Serial Cheater’ Logs Another Suspicious Result

Just three weeks ago, I published statements by WHY Racing and Emily Clark after Emily was disqualified and subsequently confessed to cheating on her way to a second place finish at The PeaceHealth Apple Tree Half...

Did Runner Attempt to Scam Boston Marathon Entry through Participation in Guide Program?

By all accounts, “Will” has been an asset to the running community. He has volunteered as a guide in many races, including The 2019 Boston Marathon. Guides get no official recognition for running Boston. Guiding can be...

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...

Runner Caught in 2015 Boston Marathon Review disqualified from Sydney Marathon

Bermel was involved in one of the first Bib muling cases I ever discovered. Evidenced showed that Bermel used a bib mule to qualify for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Bermel finished...
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