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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...

Father/Daughter marathon runners Disney/Marine Corps Marathon/Boston

Chelsea and Steven Kuzma are daughter/father. They have run multiple marathons together. They have been disqualified from 2015 Disney marathon.Details:2013 and 2014 Disney marathons appear to be legitimate times. They have been DQ'd from 2015 Disney.Disney Chelsea and Steven2015...

Richard Perza – Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, Akron Marathon, PF Chang’s RnR Arizona

Interesting case here. I was looking at this past weekend's marathons, and was particularly interested in the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. Looking at the course map, it seems there are multiple opportunities to cut the course. I have no...

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This blog is meant to be a clearinghouse for information regarding suspected marathon cheats. Comment on the link at the top of the blog if you have identified a potential cheater.The purpose is to investigate alleged marathon cheaters and...

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