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Runners Misdirected in Two Marathons This Past Weekend

  The Woodlands Marathon   As spelled out in the letter from race officials, the lead motorcycle took a wrong turn, resulting in runners cutting 0.8 miles off of the course. One runner that I spoke with had the following to say: "I couldn't...

Despite Evidence of Cheating, Runners Remain in Disney Results

A few weeks ago, I posted about a Team In Training Runner. TEAM IN TRAINING COACH HAS QUESTIONABLE QUALIFYING TIMES This runner has qualified for The Boston Marathon while running at Disney each of the past three years. (Including a qualifier for...

Guinness Responds Regarding Parvaneh Moayedi World Records

Parvaneh Moayedi recently claimed her 1001st Marathon completed. I have written a few articles pointing to the evidence and eyewitness accounts disputing the authenticity of this claim. I have previously written about her Guinness records.   Most Marathons Run in One...

Cheating at Disney To Avoid The Balloon Ladies

A couple weeks ago I wrote 2 articles about the Disney Marathon. As a result, I've received messages regarding a  slightly different type of cheating. Cheating to avoid the balloon ladies. These runners aren't cheating to run Boston by claiming...

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...

Race Announcer Rudy Novotny Offers $10K to Charity if Bre Tiesi-Manziel Can Run A...

Bre Tiesi-Manziel gained unwanted notoriety last week after her claim of completing a sub two hour half marathon came under scrutiny. Timing data shows that for her time to be believed, she would have had to run...

Please Help Identify This Boston Runner

UPDATE: THE RUNNER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED - THANK YOUI received this email recently, and so far have been unsuccessful in identifying the runner on my own.I am hoping someone out there can help. If you believe that you know...

Runner Disqualified From Sioux Falls Marathon – Won’t Be Running in Boston This Year

Karen Hutzell has run Boston twice - in 2015 and 2016. She will not be running it a third time. I don't believe she should have ran Boston at all. The below story ran on her local television station prior to...

Jane Seo and Gia Alvarez – Similar Stories and Opportunities for Redemption

Whenever I write about running coaches, bloggers, or running clubs, the interest is high. Gia Alvarez Gia qualified legitimately for Boston 2015. However she was pregnant at the time of the race, and could not run in Boston that year. She...

Runner Has 2 Questionable 2017 Boston Qualifying Results at Rock ‘N Roll Marathons

Another Runner was identified with questionable results at the 2016 Nashville Marathon. In addition to Nashville, this runner has a BQ time at RNR Seattle in 2015. Either of these times could currently be used for entry to the...
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