Anan runs the marathon

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By Stacey Sheridan

Staff Reporter

No, we're not talking about serving two terms as village president. Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb ran in the Chicago Marathon, Oct. 13, finishing in 3 hours and 16 minutes, his personal best. Abu-Taleb shaved 23 minutes off his time from last year.  

"It was a beautiful morning," he said. "It was a lot of fun and the spectators were just phenomenal."

Abu-Taleb, who turned 60 last month, runs one to two marathons per year and has done the Boston and New York marathons. 

"I've been doing it for a long time," he said. "Running is very therapeutic. It allows me time to think through things and to stay healthy."

Abu-Taleb placed 261st in his age group.

Stacey Sheridan

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Doris Davenport  

Posted: October 15th, 2019 11:55 PM

Congratulations Mayor Anan Abu Taleb!

Dean Rogers  

Posted: October 15th, 2019 11:15 PM

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Posted: October 15th, 2019 11:13 PM

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