Triathlon

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...

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....

Triathlon Cheat Faces Jail Time for Harassment and Fraudulent Impersonation

Update 12/17/19 - As reported by CBC.CA, Amanda Wowk has been sentenced to 1 year in prison. Hillier agreed that Wowk is a low risk to reoffend and does not pose...

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...

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...

Newport Beach Triathlon Cancels Swim Stage After Failure To Secure Venue

In late July, questions came to light regarding the Newport Beach Triathlon, scheduled for October 1st. There was a series of articles posted on CaliforniaTriathlon.org as well as the article posted here: RACE ORGANIZER ACCUSED OF SELLING NEWPORT BEACH TRIATHLON ENTRIES UNDER...

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...

“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...
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