Running Roundup: Man Offered $100,000 To Run A 3:11 Marathon, 1,500 Marathons, and More

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    I hope the summer is going well for you! For those running fall races, training is most certainly in high gear. Depending on where you are, that might mean some pretty hard running in the heat. Here are some running stories that I found interesting for the weekend. Man Offered $100,000 To Run A 3:11 Marathon This story goes back to the Boston Marathon. A runner that participated attracted a lot of attention when he wrote a letter to his kids’ principal in response to the school not giving his kids a pass from school to go to see their dad run the Boston Marathon. After that went viral, people began to zero in on his times in the marathon and his qualifying time for Boston – 3:11. They began to check out his past races, his training runs as catalogued on his blog and came to the conclusion that he must have cheated to get his qualifying time. That caused more uproar but the qualifying marathon did not erase his... The post Running Roundup: Man Offered $100,000 To Run A 3:11 Marathon, 1,500 Marathons, and More appeared first on Running with Miles.

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