The GO! St. Louis Marathon Honors The Real Winner In A Special Way

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    A couple of weeks ago, the GO! St. Louis Marathon saw an unfortunate incident where the female “winner” jumped the course after the last checkpoint. This runner has been banned from the organization’s future races and also had her Boston qualifier from last year’s St. Louis marathon disqualified. The Fake Winner It is unfortunate to see runners cheat themselves and the legitimate race participants. In such a situation as this St. Louis Marathon, this female runner not only cheated herself out of the marathon experience but she also cheated the real winner. The prize for the first place female was $1,500. Not only did the cheating runner try to take the $1,500 prize in her cutting of the course but she also broke the tape at the finish line taking the attention away from the real winner. Finding The Real Winner In cases such as this, it is always a great thing to see how a marathon organization handles it. In this case, the head of the organization moved quickly to check... The post The GO! St. Louis Marathon Honors The Real Winner In A Special Way appeared first on Running with Miles.

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