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Couple Admits To Bib Swapping after Wife Claims 2nd Place at Treasure Coast

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Marathon Investigation Partners With 6AM Run

Marathon Investigation announces partnership with 6AM Run. A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a situation regarding a 6AM Run Ambassador. The athlete continually exaggerated his accomplishments on social media and on The 6AM...

Race’s Policy Includes Fine, Charges for Bandits

The policy at The Kia Fort Bend 30k race is clear. If you bandit, you potentially face charges and a hefty fine. Anyone NOT registered who runs on the course during the...

The Philadelphia Marathon Gets it Right in 2019

If you go to the Philadelphia Marathon Results page, you are greeted with the below statement. https://www.philadelphiamarathon.com/info/results/ My latest data pull confirms that they have removed all of the obvious...

My Response to The New York Post, The Media, and The Influencers

I had planned to write about the media's reporting and the resulting response relating to The Frank Meza tragedy earlier. But, as some time had passed, I decided it would be best to move forward. I knew...

Statement regarding Frank Meza

I am deeply saddened to learn of Frank Meza’s death. My heart goes out to his family and friends, and I wish for everyone to be respectful and to keep his loved ones in...

London Marathon – Bib Swapper Claims Age Group Award

There have been plenty of reports of course cutting and bib swapping at The London Marathon. There have also been plenty of false alarms ( more on that at the end of the article).

Strava Doesn’t Lie – Bandits Identified in Oakland

Part of my race review process is to look at Strava data. This process is relatively simple. You can look at a runner that participated in a race and view other results from the flyby feature.

Marathon Investigation Podcast #15 – Bre Tiesi-Manziel, Ultra Cheating, Back of The Packers &...

On this episode we talk about a variety of topics with repeat guest Tony Portera. Bre Tiesi-Manziel and an email I received from prisonThoughts on mid and back of the...

“Gone For A Run” – Running Store’s Questionable Practices Exposed

On Thursday, Dorothy Beal (@mileposts) fired off a tweet aimed at the running website GoneforaRUN.com. This website very clearly took Dorothy's words and used those words (and the design) on one of their products....
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