Triathlon

“Just Like Julie Miller” – Course Cutting and Cover up By Ironman All World...

You can't talk about course cutting at a triathlon without mentioning Julie Miller. Miller was famously busted for cutting short the run portion of Ironman Canada. Other results were looked at with skepticism and more disqualifications followed. At Ironman...

Chicago Mayoral Candidate’s Ironman Claims Scrutinized

Paul Ryan Famously Claimed in a 2012 radio Interview that he ran a marathon in under 3 hours. "I had a two hour fifty something". Runner's World and others were unable to verify the claim....

Triathlete Caught in The Act of Cheating at Chula Vista

I received an email on Monday morning with the subject line "Chula Vista Challenge Cheater". The portion of the course where the alleged cheating took place was during the run. The run totals 13.1 miles and consists of 3 loops...

The “Wish Runner” – Triathlete’s World Record Attempt In Question

The man who calls himself  "The Wish Runner" is attempting a World Record. His request was officially accepted by Guinness in January of this year. He is attempting to beak the record for most Ironman 70.3 races completed in...

The “Wish Runner” Responds

  Jason Easter, known an "The Wish Runner" is attempting to Break the Guinness Record for most Ironman 70.3 races completed in a year. As I wrote last week , after one race, the validity of the attempt is in question.  The...

Marathon Pacer and Ironman Triathlete Disqualified For Course Cutting at Marathon

  See edit at the bottom of the article with the runner's response and click the link for an update. Follow Up Article Eddie claims 25 Ironman finishes and 40 marathons. He competed in The Ironman World Championships in Kona in 2013....

While Maintaining His Innocence – Runner Removing Himself From Results

  Last week I wrote about Ed Elsner. Ed first came to my attention as a result of his 2017 and 2018 results at the Mesa-Phoenix Marathon. There were red flags at those races. However, in my opinion, there was...

Eagle Bicycles Joins Coeur In Dropping Ambassador

On Sunday, Eagle Bicycles made a statement regarding their ambassador that was disqualified from Raleigh  Ironman 70.3.   Coeur made a similar statement last week. Nuun has stated that they were reviewing the situation but has yet to announce any action regarding...

Age group winner disqualified from Rocky Point Triathlon

Tracee's Facebook page still has has a post about her first ever AG win. Her win took place at The Rocky Point Triathlon in the Sprint race.   Her result shows her completing the bike portion in 22:37.  No other competitor...

The Wish Runner’s World Record Quest Appears To Be Over

Last week, I first reported on Jason Easter (The Wish Runner) and his attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most Ironman 70.3 races completed in one year. It would appear that his effort to break the record is...
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