ArchiveSeptember 2014

Reconnecting

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Who would have thought an injury would be a blessing in disguise? I certainly didn’t. My injury has resolved itself and I am back to daily running. Taking the time to rebuild fitness and admitting I didn’t take the proper break after Ironman Mont Tremblant in 2013. Getting back to basics is exciting.. Detaching myself from the restrictions of the past has been downright refreshing...

The myth of busy

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It makes me laugh. “I don’t know how you do it all Mary!” “You’re SOOOOO busy Mary!” The thought behind my smile is often…. how do YOU know? Because it’s true. People think I am a busy girl. But what they don’t know is what I do and don’t do on a daily basis. And what they don’t know is this: I don’t work. EVER. AT ALL...

Inspire

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A year ago I left a bigger more successful coaching company (whom I still love, adore, admire and respect beyond what I can ever describe) to come back out on my own. As difficult as that was…. I was given wings and told to go ahead and fly again. I did not fly alone, that’s for sure. It’s been a year filled with people I would never had the opportunity to work with if I...

Off season

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For my athletes the end of season is here. I have one athlete prepping for Kona, one for IMAZ,  a few fall marathons out there,  IMMD and IMChoo on the docket, but  mostly everyone is shutting down for off season. One of the biggest mistakes I see athletes make is not taking a proper off season. You see them all the time. They come onto the triathlon scene, see improvements quickly, transition...

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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