I’ve never really stopped and thought about how many runners cheat during a race.
Apparently it’s a thing, and not just something that happens on occasion either.
I had someone reach out to me on twitter recently about someone suspected of cheating to qualify for the Boston marathon, and it kind of blew my mind.
Regular readers of this blog or listeners of the podcast know that qualifying for Boston is my ultimate running goal.
Maybe it’s just me, but the reason I hold that race to such esteem and why it’s such a big goal of mine is because qualifying for the race is damn hard. If I had to cheat to get my qualifying time, lining up in Hopkinton on Marathon Monday would have absolutely zero meaning at that point.
I literally can’t imagine…
How Many Runners Cheat During a Race
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