My son and I ran in the half-marathon in question on November 3, 2018. He was one minute ahead of Ashley at the 15K. She never passed him on the course, but somehow came in at 1:14 when his finish time was 1:17. He could not have missed her passing him, she has a bright pink ponytail. When he finished, she approached him and made a big deal about how she had passed him and tried to wave to him. When he protested and said he hadn’t seen her, she implied that he must have been too “out of it” and “in pain” to remember it. She also said the same thing to a few other men she had been running with/behind that she magically got ahead of without them noticing. She was trying to cover what she had done, which came out later. She later admitted to running off course and cutting it short. She claims that it was an accident. I ran the race this same day in question. I was impeccably marked. She is a pro triathlete who has been in the lead in many races, having to navigate her way thru literally hundreds of races throughout her career. She also has lived in the area where this race was held. She makes it sound like she accidentally ran off course and got lost. If you are a pro triathlete and you go off course, you KNOW you must get back on the course or face being disqualified. Instead, she made the conscious choice to continue on a shorter easier route (minus the hills the rest of us had to run in the last 3 miles). She made the conscious choice to cross the finish line with her hands held high above her head even though she KNEW she cut the course. She posted victoriously on social media about her new PR. Then when others who were mysteriously passed without seeing her called her out on cutting the course, she “corrected” her social media post and admitted she got “lost” even though she has done much of her training in this area, and has lived there for many years. There is absolutely no question that she cut the course, that is proven by her Strava account. What is in question is the ethics of the runner that would choose to continue running a different way when she knew she was off course, then try to cover it up by trying to convince several other racers that she passed them and they simply didn’t notice or were in too much pain to see/remember it happening. They never saw her because she wasn’t there. She also crossed the finish line with her chip, claiming a spot in the results, when she knew she had cut the course. I measured the difference between the two routes at .24. Ethics highly in question here. Do we allow this kind of unethical behavior in our sport? She was rightfully DQ’d from this race. As for the marathons she is accused of biking, I ran in two of those 6 marathons she did this year. She legitimately ran those races. She did not bike them. Houston was 2:45. St. George 2:42. As for the doping charges, all I know is that she had a 6 month ban for legitimately positive tests. There are several articles about it available on the internet. Again, ethics are in question.