There is no doubt that a lot of personal achievement and fulfillment can be gained from training to do a marathon and completing it. However, competition in this grueling event does not come without its toll.
So, if you're someone who's made completion of a marathon a goal, but you're having second thoughts - this is worthwhile reading.
Jess writes the Run Girl Run blog and she put up a great post analyzing the issues associated with this dilemma. Check it out at http://tinyurl.com/yjmezql.
This is MUST reading if you're still on the fence as to which event may be right for you.