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June 10, 2014

Reflecting on Bibgate and Bandits

by pyrad
Categories: General Running and/or Fitness
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The “Bibgate” incident happened months ago, and I think this is a good time to reflect on it. For those who don’t know, “Bibgate” was the name being passed around running circles about some unsavory activities at the Boston Marathon. It was first brought to my attention when the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) posted something cryptic about reviewing results. Later, a few articles like this oneĀ and this one detailed what happened and had the photos to prove it. There were a lot of people photographed wearing identical bibs at the Boston Marathon. That means several people ran the race illegally.[…continue reading]