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Oiselle Issues Statement Regarding Kelly Roberts; Runner’s World Chimes In On Why It’s Never...

I'm sure some/many of you are tired of hearing about Oiselle and Kelly Roberts. I feel that I started this ball rolling, that I need to give space on the site for responses and additional statements. I will continue to share...

Oiselle Doubles Down in Support of “Run Selfie Repeat” Blogger

Yesterday's article regarding Kelly Roberts and Oiselle sparked a debate on social media. It led to an apology by Kelly Roberts for banditing the races in question. Representatives of Oiselle commented as well on various platforms. Kelly's Apology Kelly posted an...

Bandit Selfie Repeat – Popular Blogger Continues To Ignore The Rules

I’ve seen how dangerous it can be when someone wears a bib that isn’t theirs and needs medical attention mid-race. It puts the race organizers and volunteers, the medical professionals and the runner in a dangerous position. Would I...

Analysis of RnR San Diego Finds Suspicious Results

During the initial review of The Rock n Roll Marathon - San Diego I found some questionable results. Some were cleaned up - mostly runners that dropped to the 1/2 Marathon. I will highlight a few instances where bib mules...

Washington’s Snoqualmie Tunnel Is Crowded With Controversy

The 2.3 mile long  Snoqualmie Tunnel is an abandoned railroad tunnel outside of Seattle.  It is also the unlikely and unconventional focal point of 7 Boston Qualifying Marathons in 2017. It is also home to some controversy. Boston Qualifying Courses The allure...

Habitual Course Cutter Disqualified From Boston Marathon

George Taylor is no longer in the official Boston Marathon results. As seen above, and previously reported, George had missed the same timing mat in the past three Boston Marathons.   In my previous article on George, I showed how this would...

The ‘Shaming’ Defense

I’ve addressed criticism that the site shames runners about a year ago. I’ve re-posted this article a couple of times. I stand by what I wrote in The Difference Between Holding People Accountable and ‘Bad Shaming’ Recently, however, I have...

London’s Run Dem Crew Member Used Founder’s Bib To Run 2016 New York City...

After writing about the NYC Running "Crews", I received a number of tips regarding other running groups that appear to have flaunted the rules. I continue to run those down. I felt like this was a good time to...
Boston Marathon

19 Runners Disqualified From The 2017 Boston Marathon

As I posted last week, many of the runners that I have written about have been disqualified from Boston. These disqualifications included Alexander Schwarz,  the runner who, according to 3 witnesses hopped the train in order to record a...

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Timing Issue Explained

Before I even had the opportunity to start reviewing The Cleveland Marathon results, I received an email regarding the third place female finisher. My initial reaction was that there was a timing issue. No, it was not possible that she ran...
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