The team investigates the death of three police officers in a time when over 20,000 policemen gathered in Las Vegas for a marathon. One of the bodies, a male, is found by Grissom and Catherine during their run in the race a little off the route. Two others, a man and a woman, died from gunshot wounds in the man's hotel room. Written by
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When Catherine and Grissom are looking through the dead runners bag, Grissom remarks on the rubbish and Catherine tells him there is a 5 minute penalty for anyone caught littering along the race course. However, at the very beginning of the episode, Nick is seen grabbing a bottle of water, drinking a little of it and then throwing it away on the side of the road. See more
The victim (a member of LA's
SES unit) is wearing race number "3". When the end of the race is shown, the SES team is wearing number "2" and the rival SWAT team is wearing "3". See more
[after Grissom pulls the 4x4 to the road side during her training run
20 C.S.I.s, 200 runners...
Don't blame me. Blame him
[Shines his torch onto a corpse by the side of the road
Performed by The Crystal Method See more