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Runner Used Bib Mules To Qualify for The Boston Marathon in 2015 and 2017

A runner that I identified as having used a bib mule to qualify for and run the 2015 Boston Marathon also ran the 2017 Boston Marathon. I was finally able to obtain evidence that she used a bib mule...

2016 Boston Marathon Review Update

Thank you for all the tips, keep them coming!Even if I don't respond to your email, I am taking note of all the tips that I am receiving, and will make sure that those runners are included in the...

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 Has 2 Questionable 2017 Boston Qualifying Results at Rock ‘N Roll Marathons

Another Runner was identified with questionable results at the 2016 Nashville Marathon. In addition to Nashville, this runner has a BQ time at RNR Seattle in 2015. Either of these times could currently be used for entry to the...

Cheating at Disney To Avoid The Balloon Ladies

A couple weeks ago I wrote 2 articles about the Disney Marathon. As a result, I've received messages regarding a  slightly different type of cheating. Cheating to avoid the balloon ladies. These runners aren't cheating to run Boston by claiming...

Women’s Running Magazine Defends Cheaters and Then Calls Out A Cheater

In Defense of The Running Cheaters - Women's Running I only recently became aware of this article which was written during the height of the Mike Rossi controversy.  It was written by Jessica Sebor. Jessica is VP of Women's Running...

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....

Examination of World Record Marathoners Part 2 – Larry Macon

  As I wrote in the original article - Parvaneh Moayedi was my initial focus. The tips I received via email and on the message boards were primarily about Parvaneh. As I dug in deeper, I couldn't in good conscience...

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...

‘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...
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