Boston Marathon Statement Regarding Liza Hunter-Galvan Confusing, Conflicting

When San Antonio resident Liza Hunter-Galvan crossed the line on Boylston Street in 2 hours and 46 minutes at the 2015 Boston Marathon she had no idea she was the first woman over 40 to finish. In fact, it wasn't until much later that Hunter-Galvan received the news that her effort would net $10,000 in prize money from the Boston Athletic Association (BAA).

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Joseph Mutinda – 2014 Austin Marathon Winner – Banned For Doping

Yesterday the United States Anti-Doping Agency released a statement that Joseph Mutinda of Kenya has been banned from competition for three years and stripped of all results dating back to December 2013. It was his failed test after winning the 2014 Austin Marathon that did him in, resulting in positives for a variety of performance enhancing drugs including EPO and 19-norandrosterone, a metabolite of an anabolic agent.