Marathon

Boston Marathon Review Explained

The Original "Boston Project" The idea for a detailed review of Boston finishers began well after the 2015 Boston Marathon. This was after Mike Rossi was very publicly outed for cutting the course in his 2015 Boston Qualifier. The massive...

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,...

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...

Philadelphia Marathon Analysis – No Shortage of Questionable Results

Historically, the Philadelphia Marathon has had it's share of course cutters. The course itself gives multiple opportunities for the would be course cutter to cut miles. Up until last year the organization turned a blind eye towards cheating. Last...

Malvern Joggers Committee Members Forced To Resign Over London Marathon Bib Scandal

"Shocking Abuse of Position" The email I received on Thursday morning was titled "shocking abuse of position". The email briefly described that two members of The Malvern Joggers running club had wither copied or ran with someone else's bib. Not...

“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...

Why Bib Swapping is Wrong and Dangerous – Follow Up To ‘Bearded Julie’ Feedback

I have written many articles about bib swapping. I wrote one on Friday that got quite a bit of reaction from both sides. Julie gave her bib to William for a local 5k. William placed 2nd in Julie's age...

Humboldt Redwoods Marathon Signs On As Bronze Level Partner

I am proud to announce that The Humboldt Redwoods Marathon has signed on as a Bronze Level Partner. By partnering with Marathon Investigation, The Humboldt Redwoods Marathon is demonstrating that they have a commitment to integrity and no tolerance for cheating....

Racepass Issues Response To Race Director’s Concerns

On Friday morning, as reported here, Lance Bergeson the Race Director for Capital Pursuit Races wrote an editorial for the Des Moines Register regarding Racepass. This race director was frustrated that his races were appearing on Racepass.com after he had requested...

Course Cutting Dentist Reinstated by Rock n Roll Marathon

I initially wrote about this runner following the 2017 Rock n Roll Arizona marathon. He was one of a handful of runners that had suspicious results based on missed splits. In addition to the timing data, I received multiple emails regarding...

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