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Road Runner’s Club of America Issues Statement Regarding Racepass

From RRCA.org The Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest national association of running organizations dedicated to growing the sport of running since 1958.  RRCA membership ​includes running clubs, training programs, running events, runners, walkers, coaches, sponsors, and...

Course Cutting At Boston? Tipster Witnesses Runner Taking Train

I've never really examined the Boston Marathon results to identify course cutting at The Boston Marathon itself. I've come across a few runners that I've written about over the past year or so. I just wrote about a runner...

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...

‘Most Inspiring Trainer’ Finalist Ran with Another Runner’s Bib in 2017, Exaggerated Proximity to...

Katie Dolaher claims 2017 as her 7th Boston Marathon. She is not in the official results. She did not qualify or raise money. She ran with another's bib.   The original owner signed up as a charity runner. Katie ran with...

Review of 2016 Philadelphia Marathon Results Reveals Over a Dozen Cheaters with Boston Qualifying...

  After reviewing the Philadelphia Marathon Results, a total of 14 runners were identified as having cut the course or otherwise cheated while earning Boston Qualifying Times.In addition to the published timing mats, I was happy to hear that there...

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....

Race Announcer Rudy Novotny Offers $10K to Charity if Bre Tiesi-Manziel Can Run A...

Bre Tiesi-Manziel gained unwanted notoriety last week after her claim of completing a sub two hour half marathon came under scrutiny. Timing data shows that for her time to be believed, she would have had to run...

Photo Evidence Proves Timing Issue in London Marathon Disqualification of Ryan Lee

I've been back and forth on the disqualification of Ryan Lee.See below for the link to the article I wrote yesterday. Initially it seemed the video evidence was confirmation that Ryan Lee cut the course. Based on the timing...

Suspicious Boston Qualifying Result for Team Lean.Strong.Fast Founder/Coach

Marlon following his Boston Qualifying Run Marlon Bascombe is a New York area fitness and running coach. He is a coach/founder of team Lean.Strong.Fast. It would appear that he has a large # of clients. While I could not find the...

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...

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