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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...

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...

My Thoughts on Lehigh Valley’s Disappointing Decision on ‘Marathon Dad’ Mike Rossi, and More.

Late last Friday afternoon the Lehigh Valley Marathon Committee announced that Mike Rossi will not be disqualified despite compelling evidence that he did not run the full race. The race officials ignored evidence that Mike did not run the...

Examination of World Record Marathoners Part 1 – Parvaneh Moayedi and I Ran Marathons

  I was mostly unaware of the subculture that exists as it relates to frequent marathoners and the quest for fame (and sponsorships). Parvaneh initially came to my attention, but as I dug through all the information, Parvaneh and the...

“Gone For A Run” – Running Store’s Questionable Practices Exposed

On Thursday, Dorothy Beal (@mileposts) fired off a tweet aimed at the running website GoneforaRUN.com. This website very clearly took Dorothy's words and used those words (and the design) on one of their products....

Richard Perza – 2016 RNR Arizona – 8th questionable result

It would appear that Richard Perza has once again cut the course in the RNR Arizona Marathon.Once again he has no splits. This is the 8th marathon that he has missed splits while posting a BQ time. The only...

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...

Habitual Course Cutter Disqualified From Boston Marathon

George Taylor is no longer in the official Boston Marathon results. As seen above, and previously reported, George had missed the same timing mat in the past three Boston Marathons.   In my previous article on George, I showed how this would...

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...

Serial Bib Thief Identified at Disney?

Last Weekend was The Disneyland Tinker Bell 10k and 1/2 Marathon Weekend. Not normally something I would take interest in. But this post was shared and drew quite a bit of attention.   What was especially interesting about this is that...
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