snow blow wrote:
Poster #718 wrote:
Not good. In a typical year even the #2 or #3 US marathoner is light years behind being competitive on the world level.
Our #5 in a typical year? What are we talking about, some 2:15 guy? Yeah, yeah, let's give that guy the Olympic standard. FFS.
Well up until last week the Olympic standard was 2:19.
Which every runner on the planet should be ashamed of. Not all that different than if the 1500m standard was 4:00