Course Cutting/Bib Cheating Prevalent at The Chicago Marathon

October 16, 2023

An early analysis of The 2023 Chicago Marathon shows that over 275 runners have been removed from the marathon results.

To The Chicago Marathon’s credit, they removed the questionable finishers almost immediately. Unfortunately, for me, that makes it a bit more difficult to analyze those specific results. If you search for a removed runner’s bib number or name, their result will show up. But they are not listed in the master list of finishers. We are working on identifying all those runners that were disqualified. However, some were identified immediately after the race. Marathon Investigation