Just how do you obtain a place in the Great North Run Ballot? For the 6th year in succession I have a received a rejection email. Once, just once I would like to open the email and read 'YOUR ENTRY FOR THE BUPA GREAT NORTH RUN HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL'
Reject: Noun: A person or thing dismissed as failing to meet standards or satisfy tastes. Verb: Dismiss as inadequate, inappropriate, or not to one's taste.