Mary Eggers

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Patience is like a long drawn out winter sometimes. The months drag on with cold air that delivers one hell of a frosty bite, and another one at a new level just to remind you it’s there. To add to the blow a wind will whip through so cold that it penetrates your winter coat and hits you right inside of your bones. It feels like you will never be warm again. Just when you think that grey...



I tighten my goggle strap one last time, adjust my cap over my forehead, and dig my toes into the sand. However the gun goes off, as climactic as it used to be with the cannon and two thousand people running into the water together, or anticlimactic as everyone trickling in one at a time. It will be on. I can smell the ocean. I can feel the sand. It’s just visualizing it now but good GOD I...

Nibble of Buffet


I’ve spent the past 6 months getting clear. Quieting the incredible noise in this world. Or rather, stepping away from it. That doesn’t mean not participating in the incredible things happening right now, it means getting clear on what it all means to me, and acting on it. I find exceptional meaning in real life in person conversations, even in a pandemic, about the issues of our...

8 weeks


The past 8 weeks have been nothing short of amazing. I made a pivot back to clinical practice in the midst of a pandemic, I started a journey in the mountains that I never anticipated starting, celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary, and I developed a drive to return to a level of competition I haven’t been at in ages. I have also healed my soul. That’s the short version. The longer...

Mary Eggers

Mary Eggers. Mom and wife. 20 Years Racing Triathlon, 9 time Ironman finisher, 3 time Kona qualifier. Co-founder of Valor Triathlon Project. USAT Triathlon Coach and guiding RN students in academia. Cancer crusader. Rocking the mic at Score This! events! Currently based out of Rochester, NY.

Mary currently coaches athletes of all levels, abilities and experience from beginner to professional. Please see the "coaching" page or email for more information!

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