sub 64 minutes (4:52 pace) will weed out a lot of runners and make it more competitive. i know it's only a minute but it makes a massive difference.
look how many runners wouldn't have made it in 2016:
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broken arrow wrote:
I don't like the half marathon qualifier time as they are two completely different races. No other event lets you qualify by running a shorter distance. Should be 2:19 marathon and that is it.