Triathlon

Analysis of Alyx Ulbrich’s Decaman USA Data Strengthens Case For Disqualication

"IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, CHECK MY STRAVA." Alyx Ulbrich was disqualified from The Decaman USA race after she was observed skipping a lap. Alyx conceded that she must have missed the lap, but claims it was an accident. I did check...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Disqualified Triathlete Reported by “Race Buster”, Her Reaction is Shocking

Anita Carcone boasted of her finish at The San Diego International Triathlon on Facebook: This post apparently caught the attention of someone who decided to dig into her result. She posted the details on Strava. It appeared that she cut...

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