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North East Supervisor Christopher Kennan runs Marine Corps Marathon

In some ways, Christopher Kennan runs the City of North East.

The Millerton resident is the city supervisor for the expansive, rural and exquisite space tucked away within the northeast nook of Dutchess County − bordering Connecticut, Columbia County and fairly near western Massachusetts too. “I like my job,” Kennan mentioned, “and I’ve additionally loved being one of many few city supervisors (possibly solely) with this explicit pastime.”

The pastime to which he’s referring is long-distance working. Kennan as soon as once more proved his prowess on the marathon distance, ending ninth out of 77 within the 70-74 division in 4:40:14 on the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC The race offered validation of a lifetime of success in marathoning − he has now accomplished a 26.2-miler in his 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s.

Kennan began working in his 30s, when he was residing in New York Metropolis and felt the lure of the New York Metropolis Marathon, which he accomplished when he was 36 years outdated − actually half a lifetime in the past for the 72-year-old. Kennan veered into triathlons in his 40s, after which returned to do the NYC Marathon once more. He has now accomplished 10 marathons − 4 in NYC, Boston, Clarence DeMar (New Hampshire), Vermont Metropolis Marathon, Harrisburg, New Jersey and now Marine Corps.

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