My Wife, Kathleen, ~50 yards from the finish line of the Nike Marathon (26.2 miles!) in San Francisco. She ran it with Team In Training in a fund raising effort for the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society in memory of her brother, Paul, who passed away in May 2004 from a rare form of lymphoma for which there is no known cure. This was her 1st ever full marathon.
I think the expression on her face speaks volumes.
Cropped & "cleaned up" a little with Noise Ninja's PS plug-in.