By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - Kenya's tradition in long-distance running asserted itself once more on Sunday, as athletes from the African country dominated the thirteenth Rio de Janeiro Half Marathon in both male and female categories.
The event, which took place on Sunday, September 6, attracted more than 17,000 athletes to the Rio de Janeiro beachfront, but only 4,601 of them completed the 21-kilometer course, which began at Praia do Pepê (Barra da Tijuca) and finished at the Aterro do Flamengo.
The course in Rio is considered to be one of the . . .