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Another Runner Identified Using A Bib Mule To Qualify For The 2017 Boston Marathon

We are just over 2 weeks away from The 2017 Boston Marathon. I am still fighting for some disqualifications. Unfortunately a few that I am sure cheated their way to an entry remain registered. Another case of a runner...

“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....

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...

“Why I Cheated” A Race Cheater Caught – Why She Cheated And Her Attempt...

I was first made aware of "Linda" and her husband a couple of months ago.  It did appear that her husband had carried her bib in some races, but I didn't see the motivation. There was no Boston Qualifying...
Boston Marathon

19 Runners Disqualified From The 2017 Boston Marathon

As I posted last week, many of the runners that I have written about have been disqualified from Boston. These disqualifications included Alexander Schwarz,  the runner who, according to 3 witnesses hopped the train in order to record a...

Popular Blogger Banned from Boston

Gia Alvarez - banned from all future B.A.A. eventsAccording to popular blogger Gia Alvarez, (RUNgiaRUN) , she has been banned from running in all future BAA (Boston Athletic Association) races. Gia qualified for 2015 Boston marathon by running 3:32:50...

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....

Update: Vermont City Marathon 2013 and 2015 – 3 girls – 1 bib.

This is a follow up to the article I posted on May 27th. Vermont City Marathon 2013 and 2015 - 3 girls - 1 bib. The quick summary is that I noticed the missed splits from this runner's results, and checked...

Flagged Runner from 2015 Boston Project Has Suspicious Result in Nashville

There was a runner that was flagged as having a suspicious result during the review of Boston 2015 qualifiers.  The questionable result occurred at the 2014 Green Bay marathon. He missed multiple splits and looking at the course map,...

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