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.
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