On August 1, Dr. Hassaballa, President of the Bayan H. Hassaballa Charitable Foundation, ran the 2010 Chicago Rock’n'Roll Half Marathon in honor of his daughter, Bayan. His cousin, Chicago-based IT professional Walead Anwar, joined him in the race. Dr. Hassaballa finished in 2 hours and 31 minutes.
“It was a wonderful experience to race for Bayan, who was robbed of her ability to run because of A-T,” said Dr. Hassaballa. “The real challenge, however, is the upcoming 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 10. That is my focus now.”
Dr. Hassaballa, along with Mr. Anwar, will be running in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 10, 2010.