FIGHT NO MATTER WHAT
WITH ZOUHAIR TALBI
PHOTO BY: Cortney White
On this week’s episode we spoke with world-class track star Zouhair Talbi about his journey with running. His advice? “Fight no matter what.” It’s not easy during lonely runs or balancing training with other important life goals. Tune in to hear from Moroccos fastest 10000m runner, Zouhair Talbi.
Stick around after that great conversation for the latest in the World of Running including another Diamond League, America’s most promising alternate in history for the World Championships Marathob, and the Gold Coast Marathon.
This week on the A to Z Running Podcast we hear from world-class runner Zouhair Talbi who goes to school in the US and competes for Morocco. His journey grinding through lonely Kansas workouts and pushing through tough workouts, Zouhair shares his story of resilience and tells us to “fight no matter what.”
Oklahoma City, 7 time NAIA National Champion, Indoor 3000m and 5000m record holder
While Zouhair is a track distance specialist, he is also a sub 4 miler AND a 1:02 half marathoner.
6th place at the World Indoor Championships this year in the 3000m representing his country Morocco.
He ran a new PR this spring in the 5000m outdoors of 13:24.21 at Hayward field where he will return for the World Championships very soon.
Zouhair is qualified by the World Standard in the 10,000m with a time of 27:20.61. (In the race that he ran this time he beat both Emmanuel Bor and US Champion, Joe Klecker)
Follow Zouhair: @zouhairathle
5k Madeleine and Mike, Bill 3rd in his 5k and 1st AG, Jacob 5k
Bonus: Jessica Hull ran an Australian record on July 2nd of 4:19 at the The UAC Mile. Previous record was 4:21.38 now holds 7 national records for Australia. Sinclair Johnson paced the race for teammate Jessica Hull.
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