Marathon

More Age Group Cheating Revealed in Sin City

Last Week I wrote about course cutting affecting women's age group awards in Las Vegas at The Half Marathon. Since then, a deeper dive revealed more... I wrote about the runner on the left last week. She was the 2nd...

“Fake Tina” – THE WOMAN THAT PRETENDED TO RUN THE BOSTON MARATHON

I wrote about "Fake Tina" after The 2016 Boston Marathon. In the initial article I gave her full name - that was a mistake. I do think the story is interesting, and sad. I am not posting her full...

Runner’s World Article Gives Green Light To Bandits

I initially saw the article in the print version of Runner's World. It was shared with me by a couple of readers. 'The Bandit's Manifesto'. In it, they list 10 things not to do if you bandit a race along...

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,...

Hartford Marathon Foundation Joins List of Marathon Investigation Supporters

  The Hartford Marathon Foundation has officially joined the list of Marathon Investigation Supporters. Their support shows their commitment to maintaining the integrity of race results for all the races they manage. The Hartford Marathon Foundation manages many events, including the Hartford...

Runner Used Bib Mule To Finish as 2nd Overall Female at Tunnel Light Marathon

There are a 7 Boston eligible marathons that pass through Washington's Snoqualmie Tunnel. Last year, I wrote about the controversy regarding these races, and alleged 'course poaching'.  The courses are downhill and fast. They are popular for those needing to run a...

Analysis of Dallas Marathon and 50k Uncovers Serial Course Cutter

The BMW Dallas Marathon and 50K races were held on December 15th. Last year the 50k course was modified due to flooding concerns, and there were initially 5 runners in the top 15 that...

Over 250 Runners Caught Cheating at Shenzhen Half Marathon Is Not a Shock

The story of over 250 Chinese Half Marathoner's being disqualified has made the rounds internationally. The sad reality is that having this many runners cutting a course in a large race is not at all surprising. It is normal. While I typically...

The Curious Case of “Chicago Annie”

Anne's results started coming under scrutiny in 2013 when the below thread was posted on letsrun.com. Help expose a potential marathon race cheater The admins at letsrun.com received and posted an email from a runner that questioned Anne's results. The emailer...

Analysis of Frank Meza’s 2019 Sprouts Mesa-PHX Record Breaking Marathon Result

Frank Meza has two record breaking Marathons in 2019. Yesterday I provided information relating to The 2019 Los Angeles Marathon. Prior to The L.A. Marathon, Frank set an age group record at...
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