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By Robbie Blakeley and Brennan Stark, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Professional and novice runners from all over the world gathered last Sunday, July 17th for the City of Rio de Janeiro Marathon. Patrick Tambwe Ngoie of France won the men's division with a time of 2:18:17, while Kum Ok Kim of North Korea won the women's division with a time of 2:35:22. The marathon is renowned for having one of the most beautiful running routes in the world, a favorite with Cariocas, outside Brazilians, and foreigners alike.

The route begins in . . .

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