Influencer under fire for blocking Austin Marathon route with ebikes

February 21, 2023

The 2023 Austin Marathon’s biggest story to come out of the race is not one of triumph or success, but one of disruption and annoyance. Influencer Matt Choi of Gaithersburg, Md., upset many of his fellow runners as he attempted to get the best footage possible for his social media. A two-person camera crew reportedly followed Choi on ebikes for much of the marathon, weaving in and out of race traffic with disregard for other runners. Running Magazine