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Roadrunning: Scottish atlete is banned for a year for riding in a car during a marathon

# Roadrunning: A Scottish long-distance runner was banned for a year after riding in a car during a race earlier this year, and then claiming third place. Joasia Zakrzewski was caught out after data from the tracking system at the GB Ultras marathon from Manchester to Liverpool showed she rode four-kilometres with a car. The Independent Disciplinary Panel of United Kingdom Athletics didn’t accept her explanation that she did inform the organisers she finished the race in a non-competitive way. It says Zakrzewski shouldn’t have accepted the trophy.