Zach Facioni competes at the 2020 Iowa State Classic indoor 3000m. Zach won the race in 7:55.92 breaking the Wake Forest school record. Photo thanks to Ewa Facioni

Running for Wake Forest, the talented and gritty Aussie, Zach Facioni, has broken the school indoor 3000m record, clocking 7:55.92 to take out the win at the Iowa State Classic. It is just one of a string of awesome performances that Facioni has run recently, cementing himself as a serious player on the NCAA scene, and justifying his move from Sydney to the American collegiate system.

2020 Iowa State Classic men’s 3000m




Facioni is in some ripe hot form of late. A week ago Zach also broke the school indoor track record for the mile, clocking 4:01.72 at the Camel City Elite Mile.  Facioni’s mile time broke the previous school record of 4:02.71 set by Kyle Graves in 2015.

Stay tuned to Runner’s Tribe for more Zach Facioni news as the NCAA year unfolds.



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40 laps of pure sting, sounds like my idea of a good time #headbandit #dotr ??

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