Mexico Marathon disqualifies 11,000 of their 30,000 runners after finding THOUSANDS cheated,...
Organisers of the Mexico Marathon have reportedly disqualified 11,000 runners after electronic trackers revealed the participants had not completed the full course.
Over 30,000 runners participated at the 40th anniversary edition of the race inMexico City on August 27.
Mexico Marathon organisers were forced to investigate anonymous complaints from participants post-race.
Complaints alleged thousands runners had not completed the full distance, according to Marca.
Runners were accused of usingvehicles and public transport during the race to shorten the26.22 mile course.
An investigation using data from the runner's electronic trackers reportedly revealed that thousands had not passed through check points on the route.