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Inspired by the Mike Rossi story, a runner and "math geek" named Derek Murphy started a blog and facebook group dedicated to catching race cheaters. Together with some colleagues, he used a special algorithm, race photos and results aggregation sites to investigate all the finishers at the 2015 Boston Marathon.
Jenny says even though she's the pro runner, Jason was running more miles and putting in harder workouts. He ended up running a PR of 2:25:47 in cold and windy conditions.
On a dare, Barbara Tatge reversed the Wellesely tradition and kissed a man while running the Boston Marathon. Afterwards the media tried to help her find him, but turns out he was married and his wife wrote in anonymously to the local paper. *RW article
*MB: Wow - Woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife
He was 121.4 before the race and 134.0 10-days later. *MB: Meb is going to break down
On a dare from her daughters, she reversed the typical Wellsley College tradition and got a photo of it.
Could have some small arm swing changes have changed the outcome of the race?
Some of the kids from the local running clinic watched her race at school on a cell phone and were "jumping up and down and whooping and hollering" when she won.
Rotich isn't taking long to bask in the glory of her win as she is working towards qualifying for the Kenyan 2016 Olympic team. She's already moved on from Monday saying, "I woke up like someone else today. I was just the normal me, and I want to get out there and train hard again."
She gave herself a "C+" for the day.
*MB: Shalane says her legs are too long to win Boston
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