As you can see, I have done a few half marathons and marathons since I started running:

I started off really slow and gradually improved.  In fact, I hated running at first (what was the point?!) but have grown to love the sport.

I can now hang with real runners and hope to improve even more.

2012 Races
Go! St Louis Half Marathon, 4/15/2012, 1:36:15
Running with the Cows Half Marathon, Bucyrus, KS, 5/12/2012, 1:31:20 PR
Colfax Half Marathon, Denver, CO, 5/20/2012 (training race to get in 18 miles for the day), 1:42:05
Utah Valley Marathon, Provo, UT, 6/9/2012, 3:17:19 PR
Georgetown to Idaho Springs Half Marathon, Georgetown, CO, 8/11/12, 1:39:40
Denver Rock and Roll Half Marathon, Denver, CO, 9/22/2012, 1:31:29
ING New York City Marathon, 11/4/2012 Canceled
Mesquite Tri States Marathon, Mesquite, NV 11/17/2012, 3:15:41 PR
Las Vegas Rock and Roll Half Marathon, Las Vegas, NV, 1:37:41

2013 Races
Lincoln National Guard Marathon, Lincoln, NE 5/5/2013, 3:09:49 PR
Georgetown to Idaho Springs Half Marathon, CO 8/10/13
St George Marathon, St. George, UT 10/5/2013