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Boston 2016 – Wild Mountain Runners Club – A Single Member Ran Qualifying Times...

A runner contacted me  regarding the Wild Mountain Runners Club. He was going through some photos and noticed a runner that seemed out of place, he determined he was a runner of Wild Mountain Runners Club and checked for...

2016 Boston Marathon Review Update

Thank you for all the tips, keep them coming!Even if I don't respond to your email, I am taking note of all the tips that I am receiving, and will make sure that those runners are included in the...

No Shortage of Bib Forgeries at Boston ’16

I have received a number of reports on Boston bib forgeries. I wrote one article on a runner that forged a charity bib of a runner that ran for the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team.I have since received additional reports....

That Time I Received Tips That The BPD Commissioner was a Bandit

The 2016 runner - caught on video with a 2013 bib - video from baa.orgPolice Commissioner Evans in 2013In the deluge of emails I received last week, I received two tips regarding Boston Police Commissioner William Evans. The initial...

Bib Forger Causes Outrage Amongst Charity Supporters

Almost as soon as the Boston Marathon was over, I started receiving tips from runners about suspected bib swappers, and runners that saw someone on the course that didn't seem capable of earning their bib #.Today, I started to...

False Boston Qualifying Times at The 2014 Marathon De La Baie Du Mt St...

As part of the Boston Project that was outlined in Runner's World, we flagged runners to review that finished in a significantly slower time than their Boston bib # would predict. 4 Runners were initially  flagged that qualified at...

Gia Alvarez Issues an Apology and Takes Responsibility

I will give credit to Gia Alvarez (RunGiaRun) for owning up to both giving her bib away and registering for Boston 2016 using that runner's time.There are couple of lessons to be learned here. The first is that Boston...

Popular Blogger Banned from Boston

Gia Alvarez - banned from all future B.A.A. eventsAccording to popular blogger Gia Alvarez, (RUNgiaRUN) , she has been banned from running in all future BAA (Boston Athletic Association) races. Gia qualified for 2015 Boston marathon by running 3:32:50...

Ramon De La Rosa – 2016 Oakland Running Festival – Repeat Offender

Please take the time to read the original article on Ramon.https://www.marathoninvestigation.com/2015/08/ramon-de-la-rosa-oakland-running.htmlIn summary, he missed the same mat from 2012 through 2015 at the Oakland Running festival, and the split times calculated where he missed the mat are impossible. He...

Richard Perza – 2016 RNR Arizona – 8th questionable result

It would appear that Richard Perza has once again cut the course in the RNR Arizona Marathon.Once again he has no splits. This is the 8th marathon that he has missed splits while posting a BQ time. The only...
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