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All Cheating Matters – Even at The Back of The Pack

Some people think I should only write about people that are cheating for Boston or for Age Group wins. Some people think back of the pack runners should get a pass. I disagree.

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...

Boston Bib Copying Traced To Marathon Sponsor and Local Charity

More information is now available regarding the article posted on Monday regarding the group or runners that ran with copied bibs. I have information going back to 2016 regarding some of the same runners that either ran with copied...

The ‘Shaming’ Defense

I’ve addressed criticism that the site shames runners about a year ago. I’ve re-posted this article a couple of times. I stand by what I wrote in The Difference Between Holding People Accountable and ‘Bad Shaming’ Recently, however, I have...

1 Week Until The Boston Marathon – Over 30 Found Cheating To Gain Entry

With just one week to go until the Boston Marathon, most runners are now in taper mode, getting ready for their trip to Boston. Some that were planning to be in Boston are trying to get refunds for canceled...

Oiselle Issues Statement Regarding Kelly Roberts; Runner’s World Chimes In On Why It’s Never...

I'm sure some/many of you are tired of hearing about Oiselle and Kelly Roberts. I feel that I started this ball rolling, that I need to give space on the site for responses and additional statements. I will continue to share...

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...

London’s Run Dem Crew Member Used Founder’s Bib To Run 2016 New York City...

After writing about the NYC Running "Crews", I received a number of tips regarding other running groups that appear to have flaunted the rules. I continue to run those down. I felt like this was a good time to...

NYRR Attempts To Take Stand Against Bib Selling and Bandits as Runners Openly Buy...

  Bibs were readily available on the secondary market for The Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon. There were plenty of options for those looking to buy entries. Here are just a few examples. This runner proudly posted that he completed...
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