By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Record participation is expected in this year's Rio Marathon on Sunday, July 7th. More than twenty thousand pre-registered runners will take part in three races: the full marathon, the half marathon and the Olympikus Family Run.

An estimated fifty thousand spectators are set to cheer on runners from sixty-one countries - a record number - who will take part in what is often considered one of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here