29 Oct '16, 10am

You may wish, @RunBlogRun , to measure your celebrations on Rita Jeptoo's extended ban.

You may wish, @RunBlogRun , to measure your celebrations on Rita Jeptoo's extended ban.

On Wednesday morning, October 26, I went out on my walk, and called the Boston Marathon offices to see if they had a statement. I was told the BAA statement would shortly appear on the web. The BAA statement noted solidarity with CAS and the support of preventing doping in their race. I was speaking with several keen observers of the sport and someone noted, "well, some good news finally today." That Rita Jeptoo gets another two years is a good thing for the sport. Hopefully, it will deter some people. Rita Jeptoo tested positive just after her win at the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. She had recieved money from Boston, after her 2014 victory, with both appearance money and award money. Besides the additional ban, Rita Jetoo will not be able to race in Abbott World Marathon Majors until she pays all appearance and award monies during the period affected by her dop...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2016/10/rita-jeptoo-gets-two-ad...

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Rita Jeptoo's ban from the sport has been extended from 2016 to 2018.

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flotrack.org 26 Oct '16, 2pm

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runnersworld.com 26 Oct '16, 6pm

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