ArchiveNovember 2015



That first inhale of the run, drawing in that crisp brisk fall air. The light sound of your feet hitting the pavement (or trail). That feeling of leaving the day and the world behind you as you set out to explore. Or run. Or whatever. I love seeing my breath as I run in colder weather, and watching the way it fades into the night air. I love that some folks have their Christmas decorations up. In...



I am a major fan of experiencing experiences. The good, the bad, the ugly. I am against pretending things are okay when they are not. I am against pretending to be happy when I am sad. I am against pretending I am not disappointed in my performance last weekend. The problem however…. is when you are part of a team that doesn’t really give a shit if you are feeling down and...

Swim meet!


Growing up, after every swim meet my Dad would ask me two questions. Did you do your best? Did you have fun? Yesterday… I can answer those questions with a resounding YES. I swam my absolute heart out. I gave 100%. I had a ton of fun throughout every single event. I loved the meet. I loved being with my teammates. I loved the events I swam and … I loved it. I can also say that I did...



I was so tired that I had to ask my teammate Lisa which way we circle swim. The pool was reversed in preparation for sectionals, bulkhead pushed to the shallow end, which put us in the deep end, by the window. You should have SEEN the sunrise. We had 4 in our lane, which is perfect. I can swim with 20 people in my lane of all different speeds. Swimmers can do that. Pro tip: If you want a great...

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 for more information!

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