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‘Most Inspiring Trainer’ Finalist Ran with Another Runner’s Bib in 2017, Exaggerated Proximity to...

Katie Dolaher claims 2017 as her 7th Boston Marathon. She is not in the official results. She did not qualify or raise money. She ran with another's bib.   The original owner signed up as a charity runner. Katie ran with...

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...

MARATHON INVESTIGATION – WEEKLY WRAP UP 5/19/17

Welcome to this week's Weekly wrap up. I will typically summarize the past week's articles and provide any other updates/news as appropriate.   Racepass I've probably driven my coverage of Racepass into the ground. My intent was to get all of the...

Runners Disqualified From 2017 Boston Marathon

Some Runners that were profiled following the 2017 Boston marathon have been disqualified. I will be pulling updated results to identify any more that may have been missed. For some time the B.A.A. had a link for runners to...

Road Runner’s Club of America Issues Statement Regarding Racepass

From RRCA.org The Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest national association of running organizations dedicated to growing the sport of running since 1958.  RRCA membership ​includes running clubs, training programs, running events, runners, walkers, coaches, sponsors, and...

Serial Bib Thief Identified at Disney?

Last Weekend was The Disneyland Tinker Bell 10k and 1/2 Marathon Weekend. Not normally something I would take interest in. But this post was shared and drew quite a bit of attention.   What was especially interesting about this is that...

Racepass Responds To Criticism

Prior to posting my article on Racepass on Friday, I had reached out to them with some questions.  They responded with a link to a blog post. They also posted this link on my thread on Facebook. Racepass is attempting to...

Maine Coast Marathon Runners Sent Down a Dead End Road

Due to an error that led runners down  a dead end street, about half of The Maine Coast Marathon's  participantswere sent down a dead end road. The mis-routing resulted in an extra 1/2 mile being added to the course. In...

Marathon Investigation – Weekly Wrap Up 5/12/17

Welcome to the 2nd installment of the Weekly Wrap Up.   New Supporter Announced         I am proud to announce that Sportstats is officially a supporter of MarathonInvestigation.com. For quite some time, we have had a great relationship. On a # of occasions...

Racepass.com Launch Raises Concerns From Races, Runners

  Racepass.com launched this week. From their press release: Launching today, Racepass, the first subscription-based membership for distance races, is reshaping racing with a platform that connects runners, race directors and race sponsors to get more people running more races. For a flat...

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