B standard for Men is 2:19
B standard for Women is 2:45
Compared to the world record, the women’s standard is 30 minutes slower. The men’s standard is 18 minutes slower.
Compared to the fastest US times over the last several years, the women’s standard is 25 minutes slower (Hasay 2:20) and the men’s is 13 minutes slower (Rupp 2:06).
It feels like the women’s standard should be 2:40, or they should slow the men’s to 2:24.