Alors vous faites maintenant partie de la communauté Web qui veut faire entendre son mécontentement envers ce qui est maintenant devenu un « mégathon ».
« This might piss a bunch of people off, but I don’t think I’d be alone in saying I’m bummed that a whole lot of sub-2:40 guys and sub-3:00 girls are missing out because the thing got filled by thousands of 3:05 dudes.
OK fine, even I hate myself for that last bit, but dammit, that’s what I’m feeling right now. »
« Solution is simple. If you can run 15 min below the time standard, you are automatically in, but must register before the cattle call. Same idea as NY.
Otherwise, Boston has become a complete joke. They will end up with a lottery on top of the standard. »
« They have basically lost their reputation as a more « elite » race in favor of a megathon. I appreciate the marathon’s history and love the race, but it’s time for another marathon (or two) to step up as a competitive marathon instead. »
« I guess the toughest among us will all just run Fukuoka instead. »
« I start work at 6am, and don’t have a cushy white collar job where I can play on the computer all day. I have to wait til I get home and try to sign up the old fashioned way. »
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