ArchiveFebruary 2016

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On Friday evening I had the honor of being a guest on Yanking Chains… which is a fun new podcast / video series that my friends Maria, Vince and Matt host. I got to chat with them for about an hour about all things triathlon. It really made me realize just how long I have been in this sport, the amazing things that I have somehow been able to do, the elbows I have gotten to rub…. and...

All good

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We are up to week three, or is it four… of this triathlon break, and I am feeling the best I have felt in …. well in ages. We’ve ruled out retinal detachment, adjusted prescriptions for my glasses, I have one more appt with the neurologist in another week. Then we are home free. I am running and as I said before I am loving it. I love the simplicity of it. I love that right now...

Leading

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I have fallen into a running build (and weight training, and skiing, both XC and downhill). It’s taking me places, and for once in 20 years it’s not bookended by swim and bike sessions. Like I felt so in love with swimming this summer during my swim focus… I have fallen for running again. I have always been too afraid to “just run”. But triathlon… it’s...

For the swim of it.

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This past Sunday we ¬†finished up our third swim camp of the fall/ winter, it was also our final one of the year (we only do them in fall and winter). If it were possible I would do these every Sunday, I learn so much and I think our swimmers do as well. Curt also began doing 1-1 swim sessions that includes video analysis. He’s spent more time in the past year on deck with swimmers than...

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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