By Oliver Bazely, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANIERO - On Sunday, July 18th over 15,000 runners took to the streets of Rio, participating in the annual Caixa Marathon, half marathon and family fun run. Despite dire forecasts, the rain held off and the gray skies did little to dampen spirits.

Amongst the elite runners, the leader-board was dominated by Kenyans and Brazilians, with the former's Anderson Kiprono winning the men's event in a time of 2:19:54. As well . . .

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