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How to Run Your First Marathon | POPSUGAR Fitness

"Think of every day between now and your future half marathon as available time to get stronger and improve your endurance." It made so much sense — waiting to start training is like procrastinating on a project you're afraid of. I've already started running a little bit more than usual to get 2017 off on the right foot.

Jen A. Miller Update: What happened at the Portland Marathon?

At first, they did nothing. Then when a TV station dug in, and a newspaper dug in, their response was: no big deal - because it didn't affect faster runners.  Here's a quote from Oregon Live, talking to the race director: "'We think that the people who were involved with that are not normally Boston qualifiers,' Smith said. 'The only thing that wold happen is it would impact their personal best.' 'It's not a big deal,' he added."