40,000 people will run the mass participation race.
Purdue controversially missed out on a spot for Tokyo 2020 despite having the fastest British time. "If this year has taught me anything it's not to pay attention to selection policies because they don't really mean anything. They'll select who they want anyway."
The record is 4:59:22.
According to Sean Ingle, the long-awaited report argues "there is no magic solution which balances the inclusion of trans women in female sport while guaranteeing competitive fairness and safety." *Full PDF
Did you know that Parchment's coach also coached Usain Bolt to a sub-20 200 as a junior?