Ultra Running

Guinness Was Right in Refusing To Validate Amy Hughes Treadmill Record

Much has been written about Amy Hughes, the woman who claimed to have run 520 miles on a treadmill in a week. She also claims to have run 53 marathons in 53 days. Her treadmill run would have been an...

Former Race Winner Disqualified From Across The Years 24 Hour Race

Kelly Agnew first entered the ultra running scene in 2010. He entered the Labor Pain 12 hour race and completed 31 miles. From there he entered a large # of ultras in 2011 and 2012. Ultrasignup.com credits...

Fitness Pro Alyx Ulbrich Disqualified From Decaman USA

  Alyx is the owner of FirePower Fit and FirePower Apparel. Her profile below is from her website Firepowerbody.com Alyx is a Doctor of Naturopathy who's sole focus with her clients is a mind and body connection that heals the individual, while...

The Most Infamous Ultra Cheater – A Look Back

As I write this, athletes are running (and walking) loops at Camelback Ranch in Glendale Arizona. They are competing in one of the various fixed timed events at Across The Years Multi-Day Running Festival (ATY). Two...

Maude Gorman – An Admission, an Apology and an Attempt To Move Forward

It is rare when someone admits to cheating at a race. It is far more common for people to try to bury the accusations by shutting down their social media by deleting negative comments and blocking those that ask...

Scotland Bib Swapping Leads To Disqualification and Likely Ban

The D33 Ultra took place this past weekend in Scotland. Paddy finished in 3rd place in his division. But, not without controversy. The above post was made on a...

Independent Investigators Confirm: Rob Young Cheated in Run Across The USA: SKINS Terminates their...

Source: Investigation of Cross-US Run Attempt By Rob Young To support Marathon Investigation, you can make a contribution by clicking on the bottom of the page, or go to Paypal.me/marathonsleuth. Everyone's support is appreciated! On May 14, 2016, Rob Young started...

Viral Beauty Pageant Winner Loses Ultra Crown After Disqualification

Maude Gorman was competing at The Miss Massachusetts Pageant. During the pageant, there was a comedy skit that included a joke that referenced #MeToo. Maude, a victim's rights advocate was offended and took a standby giving up her crown....

Sean “Run Bum” Blanton Under Fire for Altering Results and for Alleged Inappropriate Behavior

Sean "Run Bum" Blanton is the owner and Race Director of Run Bum Tours. The Run Bum website lists eleven events, including The Georgia Death Race (GDR). On Friday, May 1, Ashley Heclo noticed that her 2016...

Longstanding JOGLE Record Faces New Scrutiny

A few weeks ago I received an email from Will Cockerell, author of 50 Greatest Marathons. Will spent sometime investigating the longstanding Jogle record, which is held by Andi Rivetts. 'JOGLE' is an acronym for John-O-Groats to Lands End....
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