|The greatest marathoner of all time, Khalid Khannouchi held a special run on Monday June 5th at the Southern Miss Gateway on the Longleaf Trace. He signed photographs and gave advice about how to run and train for a marathon. Then he went on a 3 mile group run with anyone who wanted to run.|
WDAM and Hattiesburg American covered this special event. See the HA article.
Pictures taken at the event
|High School Kids: Have you ever dreamed to break The 5 Minutes mark in the Mile (it's a wonderful accomplishment when you do ), well let me tell how fast is Khalid Khannouchi.|
In 3 different occasion Mr. Khannouchi averaged 4:47 per mile for 26.2 miles. Khalid latest accomplishment was in the 2006 London Marathon finishing 4th with a time of 2:07:04(4:51 pace per mile) it was a great accomplishment for Khalid after battling over the last 3 years with injuries and he is thankful that he finished healthy.
Mr. Khannouchi's marathon resume is beyond imagination
4 times winner of the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon
London Marathon Champion
2 world records
4 times world road racer of the year
Khalid Khannouchi Marathon times