ArchiveFebruary 2014

Circles in my head


You have to be ready for anything when you arrive at RIT for indoor track. The workout…. we know what that’s going to be. But we don’t always know what’s going on around us. Or exactly where we will be executing the workout. Some nights we share the indoor track with the RIT track team (who so graciously do so), some nights the lacrosse team practices in the center (and...



As we ran up the long climb I felt strong. Stronger than I have in months. The sun was rising behind the trees, the air was crisp but not polar vortex crisp. This rare break in the frigidity of the winter felt like spring. I was surprised we weren’t stripped down to our sportsbras. It was that kind of run that makes you feel alive. My first run with Oven Door Runners almost brought me to...

Olympic Fever


I have a very serious case of Olympic fever. My entire life these past two weeks has been revolving around the Olympics. Finally… FINALLY the Olympics are on at 3,4,5am. MY TIME! It’s been perfect for early morning riding, mid day watching, evening lounging. I have been on the couch every evening glued to the coverage. Ice dancing, snowboarding, hockey…. I don’t care. The...



As I stepped out onto the ice yesterday I thought to myself “You couldn’t pick a warmer sport?” And smiled. The next 45 minutes was a struggle at best on the ice. At best. Those Olympians sure made speed skating look easy, and I am still working on my left turn. I can’t figure out if it’s me or the skate. It’s likely a combination of both. With the bucket I am...

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.

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