A supplemental thought is that this course is perfect for the benefits of the vaporfly.
You have to be pretty dense to not recognize that the attributes of CIM’s course and environment produces a faster time than the average fast marathon.
That being said I think it’s terrific to see all of the athletes OTQing this year. It’s great for the sport. If I had spent all of those hours training and knew I was within 5 minutes of the standard, I would definitely travel out to Sacramento for a shot.