What I think: I am interested in the women's side of sport, for the most part. I'm a guy, so I gravitate more to the elite men, but I like watching elite women. The problem with women's racing is that at the lower levels, it IS kind of boring. For example, in the 2mile at states in high school, in our race all the guys would be in a fast moving pack until near the end, when people would start trying to break it apart with exciting moves... in the girls race, everyone would just start running and by lap 3 the eventual winner was way out front, the eventual 2nd place was alone in 2nd, the eventual 3rd was alone in 3rd....etc. No depth whatsoever, big discrepancy in talent levels, whereas the boys race there were at least 5 guys who could win it on the last lap. Then I got to college and it was mostly the same, until I started noticing that the best women ran like "men" which wasn't true, just my perspective until I realized... they were just really good, and they knew how to run. Women's racing excites me at the national collegiate level where it is almost never like the high school 2mile situation I just described. And of course professional/Olympic women are even better so I love that.
Contrary to popular opinion, the sloweness at Boston didn't piss me off at all. That wasn't like a boring high school race, they were all together and the tension was RIDICULOUS! And once they started moving, they flew, man! Now that I'm done with college, I always miss that occasionally a race would turn tactical (doesn't often happen in the local Thanksgiving 10k, you know?) I find tactical races like that can be as exciting as all-out dogfights.
So yes, I like women's running.