Tune in to the Aflac Iron Girl Lake Las Vegas Triathlon on NBC this Saturday, July 26, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. EST. Click on the video below for a sneak peek of Saturday's broadcast on NBC.
The show was taped on location on April 12, 2008, at Lake Las Vegas Resort, a destination located approximately 17 miles from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. Featuring Sprint and Intermediate-distance races, the inaugural event took more than 800 females, ages 11 to 68 years old, into the pristine waters of Lake Las Vegas, on a challenging bike ride through the town of Henderson, Nevada, and on a scenic run along the grounds of the Lake Las Vegas Resort property.
Watch as Aflac Iron Girl Lake Las Vegas Champion, Mirinda Carfrae, and fellow world-renowned professional athletes such as 2006 Ironman 70.3 World Champion, Samantha McGlone; short-course specialist, Becky Lavelle and Ironman World Champion, Karen Smyers, compete for a $15,000 prize purse.
Additionally, several inspirational athletes are highlighted to include:
Patti Jackson, 44, from Alexandria, VA. Patti is a member of the United States Air Force, as well as a breast cancer survivor.
Tracy Guaderrama, 37, from El Cajon, CA. Tracy inspires others with her bravery serving as Homicide Detective for the San Diego Police Department. The event marked the one-year anniversary of her kidney donation that saved her mom's life.
Lisa Jamison, 46, from Tampa, FL. A veteran Iron Girl athlete, Lisa dedicates this race, among others, to her brother-in-law, who was recently diagnosed with melanoma.
Registration for the 2009 Aflac Iron Girl Lake Las Vegas Triathlon will open during the start of the broadcast, at 2:30 p.m. EST, at www.IronGirl.com .
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