Yuki arm swing wrote:
Boston is still a great race at the front
But the rest is a circus...and imho a joke...the standards are so low nowadays it’s lost its prestige...
But when I came on the scene it was 900 of the best runners and that was it...if you didn’t make...tough sh$t!
But times have changed I guess...
Now it’s just another race imho
Exactly, standards to get into Fukuoka:
Marathon: under 2 hours 27 minutes
30 km road race: under 1 hour 35 minutes
Half-marathon: under 1 hour 05 minutes
Marathon: under 2 hours 35 minutes
30 km road race: under 1 hour 45 minutes
Half-marathon: under 1 hour 10 minutes