Men’s winner of El Paso Marathon disqualified and banned after organizers say he cheated; apology issued

February 20, 2020

Organizers of the El Paso Marathon said Wednesday they were stripping this year’s men’s winner of his title and banning him from future races after it was discovered he cheated. Joe Morales was declared the marathon winner this past Sunday, but officials said it’s now been determined that another runner was actually wearing Morales’ number – and he didn’t compete. Read more on KVIA.