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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...

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...

200 Bandits Pulled Off The Course of The Miami Marathon

Bandits exist at every race. Boston used to unofficially welcome them. That was before the 2013 bombing. I wrote a number of articles after Boston 2016. There were runners that forged bibs, or used their bib from 2015 to get through...

1 Week Until The Boston Marathon – Over 30 Found Cheating To Gain Entry

With just one week to go until the Boston Marathon, most runners are now in taper mode, getting ready for their trip to Boston. Some that were planning to be in Boston are trying to get refunds for canceled...

Oiselle Issues Statement Regarding Kelly Roberts; Runner’s World Chimes In On Why It’s Never...

I'm sure some/many of you are tired of hearing about Oiselle and Kelly Roberts. I feel that I started this ball rolling, that I need to give space on the site for responses and additional statements. I will continue to share...

All Cheating Matters – Even at The Back of The Pack

Some people think I should only write about people that are cheating for Boston or for Age Group wins. Some people think back of the pack runners should get a pass. I disagree.

Team In Training Coach Has Questionable Boston Qualifying Times

I wrote about Maureen briefly in an article focusing on The 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon. Her 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon result qualified her for Boston 2018. During my research for that analysis, I came across more instances that...

“Twin Gate” – Runner Disqualified From Chicagoland Marathon

Earlier this week, I received word from the timer that Holly was officially removed from the results of The 2018 Chicagoland Marathon. Publicly, Holly was quiet after the initial articles. Her sister, Heather, who ran and entered Boston under Holly's name was...

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...

Unauthorized Bib Selling Goes Unchecked on MarathonGuide and Craigslist

If you search on marathonguide.com's bulletin boards  or Craigslist, you see a variety of posts from people looking to buy and sell race entries. For some races, like The Pittsburgh Marathon, transfers are allowed.  For most others, like Boston,...
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