Triathlon

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” 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...

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...

Newport Beach “Triathlon” Denied Permits

UPDATE: The Newport Beach Triathlon has been postponed. No decision on refunds 'until appeals process plays out'. Active.com Is inexplicably still accepting registrations.             The Newport Beach Triathlon was denied permits by the City of Newport. The race organizer is blaming...

Race Organizer Accused of Selling Newport Beach Triathlon Entries Under “False Pretenses”

The Newport Beach Triathlon is scheduled to take place on October 1, 2017. The race is scheduled to take place at The Newport Marina. The problem, as reported on californiatriathlon.org, is that the race does not have the permits...

Coeur Sports Issues Statement Regarding Disqualified Ambassador

  Kebby Holden, Founder and Designer for Coeur Sports has issued the following statement regarding the athlete that was recently disqualified from Raleigh Ironman 70.3   Hi Everyone, Want to get you all an update: after learning from marathoninvestigation yesterday that one of...

Sponsored Athlete Disqualified From Raleigh Ironman 70.3

A triathlete with connections to Nuun, Coeur, and Eagle Bicycles was disqualified from The Raleigh Ironman 70.3       Below are her splits for the Raleigh race -  From sportstats: In addition to having no splits for the run segments, her run time...

“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...

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...

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...
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