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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...

Ramon De La Rosa – Oakland Running Festival – Multiple Questionable Results

Runner Has Multiple Questionable Times - Oakland Running Festival/San Jose Rock 'N Roll 1/2 MarathonI started investigating this based on a comment posted on the blog through a reddit post on Mike Rossi.There's been discussion about somebody named Ramon...

The Aftermath of Letsrun’s $100,000 Challenge to Mike Rossi

By now, nearly everyone has heard about the letsrun challenge to Mike Rossi.The Johnson brothers (Brojos) wrote an extremely compelling article summarizing the evidence supporting that Mike Rossi did not actually run the 2014 Lehigh Valley Marathon. Lehigh Valley Got...

Update: Vermont City Marathon 2013 and 2015 – 3 girls – 1 bib.

This is a follow up to the article I posted on May 27th. Vermont City Marathon 2013 and 2015 - 3 girls - 1 bib. The quick summary is that I noticed the missed splits from this runner's results, and checked...

My Thoughts on Lehigh Valley’s Disappointing Decision on ‘Marathon Dad’ Mike Rossi, and More.

Late last Friday afternoon the Lehigh Valley Marathon Committee announced that Mike Rossi will not be disqualified despite compelling evidence that he did not run the full race. The race officials ignored evidence that Mike did not run the...

Vermont City Marathon 2013 and 2015 – 3 girls – 1 bib.

I found these results when looking at splits for the 2015 Vermont City marathon.Same guy:2015 Vermont City Marathon M/57 Bib # 1569 missed all splits 3:50:232013 Vermont City Marathon M/55 Bib # 1664 missed all splits 3:47:422001 Vermont City...

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