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How an Admitted Bib Forger Took Down Marathon Investigation

Two weeks ago, Valerie Reyes was featured in three separate articles on Marathon Investigation. Valerie was outed for running with forged bibs at numerous events. I originally estimated that she likely was responsible for faked entries worth...

‘Patriot Runner’ and The Banditing Controversy at Boston

Since the Boston Marathon, I have been receiving a steady stream of emails. Included in these were emails from runners that found photos of others using forged bibs when they logged into marathofoto.com to review their pictures. I posted an...

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...

Time for Guinness to Act – Evidence Raises Further Suspicions Regarding Marathon Records

On May 24, I posted two articles detailing detailing the male and female record holders for most marathons in a calendar year. https://www.marathoninvestigation.com/2016/05/examination-of-world-record-marathoners.html https://www.marathoninvestigation.com/2016/05/world-record-marathoners-part-2-larry.html There are multiple questions regarding both Parvaneh's and Larry's results that were detailed in the articles above. Many...

Heather Lieberg claims Austin Marathon Victory after a Literal Battle With Mary Akor

Heather Lieberg won The Austin Marathon. She was leading the elite women very early on in the race. Despite this, she found herself engaged in an unexpected battle with Mary Akor. Mary is an elite runner, who...

Anita Carcone – Interview yields some answers, but raises additional questions

When I wrote the article on Anita Carcone, I focused on her over the top reaction to being disqualified from The San Diego International Triathlon. The story was less about the actual disqualification as it was her response. https://www.marathoninvestigation.com/2018/07/disqualified-triathlete-anita-carcone.html “…I hope that...

The Aftermath of Letsrun’s $100,000 Challenge to Mike Rossi

By now, nearly everyone has heard about the letsrun challenge to Mike Rossi.The Johnson brothers (Brojos) wrote an extremely compelling article summarizing the evidence supporting that Mike Rossi did not actually run the 2014 Lehigh Valley Marathon. Lehigh Valley Got...

Bib Forger Causes Outrage Amongst Charity Supporters

Almost as soon as the Boston Marathon was over, I started receiving tips from runners about suspected bib swappers, and runners that saw someone on the course that didn't seem capable of earning their bib #.Today, I started to...

Couple Cuts Courses and Forges Bib to Run Boston Marathon

This article was originally posted in April, 2016. I am updating this because both of The Donnelly's have registered for the 2017 Boston marathon. Presumably they are using their times from the 2015 Surfer's Point Marathon.9/22/16I have received confirmation...

Runner Used Questionable Philadelphia Result to Register for The 2017 Boston Marathon

I came across this runner during a review of 2017 Boston registrants. This runner's only qualifying time was from the 2015 Philadelphia Marathon. She finished the race in 3:52:46.     2015 Philadelphia Marathon Results Looking at her Philadelphia result, the questionable time is...
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