No one can make that decision for you.
My first marathon was the Marine Corps Marathon. That was an overwhelming experience with the huge field, the Marine support, and the deep crowds.
You might like large marathons because they somewhat force you to run at the pace of the field.
Small marathons have their advantages, too. It is easy to find a new friend at such an event, and burn through many miles of conversation without thinking too much about the race itself or your own deteriorating personal condition.
Having said that, some marathons can be less pleasant than others. Try not to pick a first marathon that is too hilly, too cold, too hot, or that has water/Gatorade spaced at more than 2 mile intervals.
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