ArchiveJuly 2014

Ironman Lake Placid.

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Did that just happen? “You need to go to Lake Placid.” My husband announced Friday afternoon. My heart leaped in hope and fell in guilt. I told him I couldn’t go. I can’t leave him home post op by just one week. He hadn’t driven yet. “I will drive to Wegmans and get a sub. If I can, you go.” he said. “You need to be there for your athletes”. I...

Upward swing

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One week post op from a micro-discectomy and Curt is doing pretty good. These types of injures carry with them great pain…. nerve pain and through the past 3 weeks I have certainly watched him endure more pain than anyone I have ever seen (and I am a former trauma nurse!). Thursday after a trip to the neurosurgeon things got significantly better. He began walking without his cane was pulled...

Musselman recap

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After 3 days of announcing 2,000+ athletes at the amazing Musselman weekend…… I sound exactly like Marge Simpson’s sister. Because I am all about bringing sexy back. To say that Musselman weekend was a success is a huge understatement. It was downright special. On Friday night I got to announce five kids from the Coyle family (Mike’s nieces and nephews) in the kids race...

Musselman

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In 2004 I was incredibly honored and lucky to win the inagural Musselman 1/2 Ironman. Since then I have done just about everything you could do at Musselman. I won, DNF’d, raced the sprint, the aquabike….. I have done it all. It remains my favorite race on earth. Jeff Henderson has a special touch when it comes to race directing that no one else in this world can match. He’s...

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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