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No Shortage of Course Cutting at the 2016 Honolulu Marathon

Honolulu is a very large marathon, with over 22,000 finishers. There were a large # of runners that missed timing mats - some of this would be expected with the large # of runners crossing in a short period...

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...

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...

Marine Corps Marathon Analysis Uncovers Serial Course Cutter

I am mostly complete with my analysis of The Marine Corps Marathon Results. I already wrote about Brandy's course cutting. She has since been disqualified. During the deeper analysis more instances of apparent course cutting has been detected. In re-running the...

Friends Used Forged Bibs To Run Boston

After The Boston Marathon, I typically hear from runners that spot others in their tagged photos, wearing copied or forged bibs. In this situation, the runners managed to out themselves. It appears that the 3 women in the above...

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...

2017 Boston Marathon Results – First Look at The Data

As I bring in all the data and crunch the #s to prioritize the list of runners review, I thought I would share some findings. The data below is based, in many on runners where I have identified the qualifying marathons for.   Average...

Ryan Lee Cleared of Cheating at London Marathon

Ryan Lee has finally and officially been cleared of cheating in the London Marathon. Below is a summary of the entire ordeal. On April 24th Ryan Lee ran his first marathon - The London Marathon. On May 11th it was reported...

Women’s Running Magazine Defends Cheaters and Then Calls Out A Cheater

In Defense of The Running Cheaters - Women's Running I only recently became aware of this article which was written during the height of the Mike Rossi controversy.  It was written by Jessica Sebor. Jessica is VP of Women's Running...

Phoenix Dentist Disqualified from 2017 Rock ‘N Roll Arizona Marathon – Other Results Under...

Dr. Kip Litton DDS. He was the first recreational marathon cheat that I heard of. His story fascinates me to this day. Never before were one runner's results scrutinized to the level that Dr. Kip Litton's were. Even today,...
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