Maybe RoJo meant to say "you potentially could benefit from wind, drop in elevation etc". I think you are being pedantic.
Nike could absolutely take advantage of a point to point course with a favourable wind behind and a course that is slightly downhill.
Meant to say?
He said what he said.
"If you are running the course on a non-records eligible course, then you are receiving assistance"
That is an incorrect statement.
You described the Boston course in that second part.
We know you can't officially break the record at Boston but it isn't nefarious to attempt a fast time there.