ArchiveFebruary 2015

Any given Sunday

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There are people who never ask you why you do what you do. They just… assume. They see social media posts at early o’clock and assume you’re crazy. They hear of the adventures you embark on and assume you’re crazy. They never ask. They only assume you are crazy. Let me tell you this….. if this is crazy….. then I never want to NOT be crazy. They think it’s...

A bike named desire

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I am really excited and honored  to be riding a Trek Speed Concept 7.5 this season. She came in about a week ago and rides like a dream, at least on my Wahoo! I am real particular about fit, and honestly in my entire career I have managed to get fit by some really good folks. A few seasons ago I finally found my fitting home at Towpath. One of the characteristics of a good fitter is their...

Flow

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I grew up a dancer, and a swimmer. A strange combination, but the uniqueness of it gave me what I needed to compete at my best. It’s also been what has helped me find my way back. Dancers learn to feel the music. I remember as early as 6 years old clapping to the beat of the music. One of my friends Kim joked with me a few years back “You are the only person I know who dances at a...

Free

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“Are those snowshoes?” My neighbor called out as I ran on by. “Sure are!” I smiled. “What a great idea.” If there is one thing I am the master at, it’s making the most out of any possible situation. The situation around here isn’t a bad situation. We have snow. I know! It’s so shocking. We even have a LOT of snow! I know! Even more shocking...

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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