Runner’s zip code, race time, bib number and T-shirt all match

March 21st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

“It’s probably the craziest thing I’m ever going to experience,” 28-year-old Billy Covert says.


This Craigslist ad shows the lengths runners go to just to get Boston glory

April 17th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

An unusual Craigslist post, which involves a race number switch, surfaced online on April 16 ahead of Monday’s Boston Marathon.


Buying and reselling race numbers: Road running’s dirty little secret

November 6th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Check Kijiji or Craigslist before a major race and chances are you’ll find plenty of black market race bibs  You missed the race registration deadline or you weren’t lucky enough to win a spot in […]


New York City Marathon lottery awards more bibs than previous years

March 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

About 5,000m more people won bibs to the New York City Marathon yesterday, Tuesday March 3, when the world’s largest marathon held the lottery for its 2015 race. It total, 14,326 bibs were awarded […]


Getting into the New York City Marathon

October 29th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

It can be pretty tough to get into the New York City Marathon, which is a little odd, it being at largest marathon in the world at over 50,000 entrants. This year, there were […]


Boston bib debacle causes stir

April 24th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Kara Bonneau didn’t intend to run the Boston Marathon again when she went to the event in 2013, but after being only a few blocks away when the bombs went off she decided to […]


Chicago Marathon opts for lottery entry

January 16th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

The Bank of American Chicago Marathon has switched over to a lottery-style entry for the 2014 race. In 2013 the Chicago Marathon’s registration opening crashed Active.com, the website hosting the registration. Some runners were […]