'The Eugene Marathon will take place as scheduled'

EUGENE, Ore. - Eugene Marathon officials met to discuss how to respond to the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

The Eugene Marathon is less than 2 weeks away.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by the tragic events that took place in Boston today," organizers said in a statement. "We have a close bond with our friends and colleagues in the marathon running community and we will support them however we can. The Eugene Marathon will take place as scheduled and we are working with city officials, law enforcement officials and first responders to ensure the safety of our participants and spectators."

More info on the Eugene Marathon website.