Dentist Michelle McKenzie Drills Iron Girl Triathlon

Leslie Hoar Hendley, Famed Runner from Atlanta

Buford resident and dentist, Michelle McKenzie, drilled the women’s Iron Girl triathlon sponsored by Athleta Iron Girl Atlanta, held Sunday at Lake Lanier Islands.

McKenzie, 36, completed the 1/3-mile swim in 11:11; the 19-mile bike ride in 52:22; and, the 3-mile run in 18:24, for a cavity-free winning time of 1 hour, 25 minutes, 48 seconds.  She yanked out the win over more than a thousand other competitors from all over America.

Atlanta’s Amanda Harpring bit off second place, about two minutes slower than McKenzie.

The sixth annual Athleta Iron Girl Atlanta triathon event at Lake  Lanier Islands Resort was hosted at Lake Lanier Islands Resort Beach and Waterpark.

The Iron Girl event experience provides women with the perfect platform for first-timers and experienced athletes to reach their personal bests.

The race’s amenities included: performance shirts sized for women, professional timing, personalized race  bibs, new custom finisher medals specific to the event, Iron Girl jewelry age group awards, post-race giveaways and much  more.

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