ArchiveJuly 2013

Weekend in Lake Placid!

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I traveled up to Lake Placid on Thursday not only to coach the race, but to have my own final little training camp for Ironman Mont Tremblant. Typically when I come up to Placid for Ironman I completely  trash myself because I pack the calendar. That’s fine when you don’t have an Ironman on deck in three weeks, but not cool if you do. I also want to mention that in addition to Jennie...

Jennie Hansen’s Lake Placid Victory. Coach report!

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I love coaching. This photo by the esteemed Nils Nilsen from Sunday captures my why. This is Jennie Hansen winning Lake Placid. Someone asked me a few weeks ago what fuels my fire for coaching, and this is it. We all have these moments in our own way in all of our own races. We are not always the first person to cross the line but that doesn’t mean we can’t FEEL the same. Ironman Lake...

From here

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It’s been a rough week for our community. Losing Michael Coyle was a devastating loss to all of us for the many, many obvious reasons. Please if you could, click here and make a donation to the Michael Coyle Memorial Fund, he’s survived by two gorgeous daughters and their equally gorgeous Mom. Give up your latte today and help a family who could use a little love. We miss you. In just...

Tuesday at the track

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“What was your time?” Coach asked me as I finished my first 400 repeat. I told him, he tipped his head as if to say… not bad, but you can do better.  Then he put me in a group. It was a group of 50+y ear old men. Mind you… my husband is 56 years old and the fittest man I know (not to mention fastest), I know when I am being put with 50 year old men who have several...

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 valortri@gmail.com for more information!

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