Canada’s Aaron Brown’s medal upgraded to silver in dramatic 200m final at Commonwealth Games

April 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Zharnel Hughes disqualified for clipping rival Richards’ hand, resulting in a silver medal for Canadian Aaron Brown


Things that could get you DQ’d from a race

November 28th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Follow race regulations and policies or face being removed and, in some cases, banned from future events


Richmond Marathon “America’s friendliest “… until you cheat their prize purse

November 23rd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

If cheaters really get under your skin, you’re going to be really unimpressed with this agent who targets small races that don’t test for drugs


Trent Stellingwerff suggests intriguing alternative to false start DQ

June 17th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Trent Stellingwerff tweeted out an interesting idea in regards to replacing the one-and-done false start rule currently enforced in athletics


Americans still upset about iffy DQ call in men’s 1,500m

August 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

American Robby Andrews was disqualified in the men’s 1,500m semifinals for stepping off the track ending his Olympics in Rio.


Runners disqualified for wearing headphones at a 10K road race

May 15th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Runners at the Beverley 10K, a road race in England, were disqualified by organizers for wearing headphones during the event.


Ten-year-old winner among runners disqualified for wrong turn at Daytona 5K

February 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The ten-year-old race winner of the Daytona 5K was among 10 runners disqualified for inadvertently taking a wrong turn and cutting the course short by 1K.


Cross-country runner disqualified for wearing a headband with religious writing

November 12th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A cross-country runner from West Forsyth High School in Cummings, Ga. was disqualified from the Georgia state championships on Saturday because the athlete’s headband violated state handbook rules. John Green, who finished third in […]


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 […]


Cross-country race winner disqualified after helping rival

October 29th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

An act of sportsmanship was punished at a cross-country race in Iowa on Oct. 22 after the first-place finisher helped a rival across the finish line.


Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad stripped of gold after taking off his shirt early

August 15th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Double Olympic steeplechase silver medallist Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of his third consecutive European gold medal after taking off his singlet well before finishing the steeplechase final on Thursday evening to celebrate his victory. […]


An unusual DQ at a California Marathon

May 12th, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

The initial winner, Mohamed Fadil, smashed the course record in 2:21:42. But after the second place finisher’s brother presented the race director with damning video evidence, Fadil was disqualified few days after the race. Fadil can […]