Organized by SCC-Events Logo
Save the Date September 29th 2019

News Archive

News Archive

IAAF.org: Putting the King on hold

Jaouad Gharib delayed a phone conversation with the King of Morocco to tell the

world’s press about his love of the marathon.

The newly-crowned World champion was awaiting a phone call from the King

when he was required to attend a press conference, but he was due to receive

his royal congratulations soon after he revealed how happy he is with his

transition to his new distance.

He may have run 26.2 miles only twice, but he is convinced he is now a

marathon runner. The 31-year-old says he will still race on the track and cross

country, but when he does so his mind will be on the marathon.

For full article on iaaf.org - click here


 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter