Mary Eggers

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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...

The woods


Weekend hikes have become our 2020 race replacement. I have to say the fitness carryover from triathlon to hiking is fantastic. I have the strength and endurance to easily traverse terrain of all kinds. The events I am used to competing in range from 1-15 hours, so that’s the easy part for me. Thank you Mom and Dad for raising me as an athlete. The harder part of hiking is the skill. Map...

In the dark


It’s getting dark again in the mornings. It seems like just a few weeks ago the sun began to rise around 5am, bleeding hope into a world that seemed full of despair. Now it feels ominous as the world is still filled with despair and here we are, dark mornings again. But as they say “It’s what you do in the dark, that puts you into the light”. Big goals are shiny, sexy, and...

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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