Runner Disqualified As Winner From OC Marathon Due To Cheating

May 6, 2024

An Orange County man was disqualified Sunday as winner of the OC marathon, event officials said in a statement Monday.

The Fountain Valley runner was disqualified for receiving unauthorized assistance from someone on a bike. According to City News Service, the runner received fluids from a spectator in violation of a rule that participants can only get water at official hydration stations. Patch