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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...

NYC Running Crews Condone and Encourage Banditing and Bib Copying

I received an anonymous email a little while back regarding a couple of NYC running clubs that promote the banditing of races through copying of bibs. They are brazen and unapologetic. I cannot take credit for uncovering this information. Thanks...

Charity Co-Founder Responds To Boston Bib Copying Article

Mark Porter, one of the men behind The Battle At The Bay Event, and the cancer charity that it supports, responded to my article regarding the copying and swapping of bibs.  I will first post and respond to his...

How To Cheat At A Marathon

I felt now was a good time to lighten things up a little. I have a lot I am working on and will have more articles up by soon. This provided a much needed laugh. Thanks to the R.D....

Marathon Investigation – Weekly Wrap Up

I am going to try to write an update every Friday regarding site news, summaries of articles posted earlier in the week and any relevant updates. I also will do quick write ups on topics that don't warrant full articles....

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...

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...

Runner Spotted Obtaining Unauthorized Bib for Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Half Marathon

Someone alerted me to this on Thursday night. The runner was looking for a bib for the R'n'R Nashville 1/2 Marathon. It is my understanding that Rock 'n' Roll Marathons comes down harshly on bib swappers. RnR has been notified and...

Despite Evidence of Cheating, Runners Remain in Disney Results

A few weeks ago, I posted about a Team In Training Runner. TEAM IN TRAINING COACH HAS QUESTIONABLE QUALIFYING TIMES This runner has qualified for The Boston Marathon while running at Disney each of the past three years. (Including a qualifier for...

Age Group Winners and Boston Qualifiers Disqualified From L.A. Marathon

At least 7 runners that posted Boston Qualifying times have been disqualified from The 2017 Los Angeles Marathon. There is one more runner that I identified with highly questionable results that remains in the results. I have provided the...
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