Mary Henson on her road bike posed for a portrait on May 7, 2014 in Versailles, Ky.  Henson, 59, will represent Team USA in the 2014 ITU Long Course Triathlete World Championship in Weihai, China on September 21, 2014.  The course will consist of a 2.4 mile swim, 74 mile bike, and 12.4 run.  Photo by Mark Mahan
Mary Henson on her road bike posed for a portrait on May 7, 2014 in Versailles, Ky. Henson, 59, will represent Team USA in the 2014 ITU Long Course Triathlete World Championship in Weihai, China on September 21, 2014. The course will consist of a 2.4 mile swim, 74 mile bike, and 12.4 run. Photo by Mark Mahan Herald-Leader
Mary Henson on her road bike posed for a portrait on May 7, 2014 in Versailles, Ky. Henson, 59, will represent Team USA in the 2014 ITU Long Course Triathlete World Championship in Weihai, China on September 21, 2014. The course will consist of a 2.4 mile swim, 74 mile bike, and 12.4 run. Photo by Mark Mahan Herald-Leader

At 59, Lexington triathlete heads to China representing Team USA in race of her life

September 10, 2014 7:59 PM