Brathay 10 in 10 would be hard to cheat, in my opinion. There's only 10-20 runners and the support vans drive round and round the course. Plus there is no short cut, unless you can get a ferry. I don't know who your suspect runner is but I don't thing there's issue with that race.
I have taken leave this week to try and destress and find myself again. I've accompanied The Beloved on a business trip so am currently doing some marking in a hotel. I'm thinking I might try to find my inner triathlete again soon too. She must be in here somewhere buried under all this fat.
Cognisant or cognizant means to be aware of. Cognitive usually goes with another word - like cognitive dissonance or cognitive function. I don't think to be cognitive is a verb. In the context of your sentence, I think you mean cognisant. I only brought it up because I've seen you do it several times before. None meant