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Strava Doesn’t Lie – Bandits Identified in Oakland

Part of my race review process is to look at Strava data. This process is relatively simple. You can look at a runner that participated in a race and view other results from the flyby feature.

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...

Letter of Apology From Runner That Took Extra Boston Marathon Medal

This afternoon, I received an email from the runner that I wrote about late last week that took two medals at the finish. With his permission, I am posting his apology: I am the runner from the Boston Marathon who took...

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...

My Response to The New York Post, The Media, and The Influencers

I had planned to write about the media's reporting and the resulting response relating to The Frank Meza tragedy earlier. But, as some time had passed, I decided it would be best to move forward. I knew...

One For The Trolls? Carpet Runner Data Scrutinized

A U.K. man received plenty of media attention for running around his coffee table. With the publicity, came scrutiny. On June 3rd, BBC posted a feel story about Asif Amirat. According to the article,...

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,...

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...

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...
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