I lost an incredibly important person in my life last week. My childhood friend Erika. It was absolutely devastating, and at the same time the past week has been beautiful. As I sat in her funeral yesterday surrounded by friends who are family I just felt this sense of peace wash over me. It was that feeling of “It’s all going to be okay” intertwined with “What will you do...

“Atomic Habits”


Last week I fell into the book “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. I don’t like life hacks, and that is what I thought this book was about. Until I started reading it. I thought the title meant that the author has a three step process to achieving your goals, and that by atomic he meant: BOOM! Not so much. Atomic in the title, is referring to the millions of atoms that make up an...

New Year, not new you


From my family to yours, the Happiest New Year!!!!! We all know that the New Year brings intentions to start something new, create old habits, disregard old ones. New Year New YOU after all! Here is my challenge. There doesn’t need to be a “New You”. You are amazing just the way that you are. Adding something to your life to make it better? I will go with that. Working on...

New Year


Every few years we update the look around here. Many thanks as always to Alex Tong who has this ability to listen to an idea that I have, and just create it! We decided to combine my blog and our Valor Triathlon Coaching pages for simplicity. I will have our coaching page updated with all of our coaches bios in the next few weeks! We are in this weird stage of life. Luc has finished his first...

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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