This celebrity goo was created by player Samir Mehta.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, and category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Samir, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 (part of Round XXXV)

category: Hoaxes

clue: She stole the hearts of many a runner by using shortcuts.

explanation: Ruiz cheated to win the 1980 Boston Marathon by jumping onto the course near the end. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Jim Kraus, Jason Evans, JB Brenner, and Samuel Franklin

Cheating Week This goo was part of Cheating Week. Players were encouraged to cheat to solve these seven goos.



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