ArchiveMarch 2016

Choose mud

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The sunset was a sight to behold last night as we stopped at the beach during our run. Luckily Martie captured it (thanks Martie!). We all stopped and just took it in not worried about paces or anything like that. I recently joined the “Learn the Trails” class at Med Ved. Even though I am a seasoned runner, I never realized there was actually techniques to trail running. I run in...

Grief & Gratitude

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My mother in law passed away Sunday morning, peacefully and on her terms. As much as we were prepared for it…. we weren’t. I had the fortune of knowing her for nearly 20 years and I don’t care how old or sick or whatever someone is…. the end is the end of a legacy. For some reason…. it always amazes me that the world continues to turn. I remember feeling that so...

Meaning

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So often in life we don’t get the chance to say goodbye, while other times we do. As our family navigates hospice for one of our beloved….. it feels like the beginning as well as the ending. Guiding our son through the process is somewhat of a crapshoot…. as there is no guide for how this all happens. For us… keeping as much normalcy in our days is crucial to everyone. For...

Awakening

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Sunday morning at mile 4…. Luc pulled away from me as we were running. Actually… he dropped me like a brick. Not that he hasn’t done that before…. but there was something about that moment that made my heart feel whole. It wasn’t that he was faster, ┬áit was that he is feeling good again, that he is finding his footing in his life. It was at that moment I knew that...

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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