ArchiveJune 2016

Road show

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Most athletes are at that point in the season where they are getting ready for their big races. The countdown is on, the taper is laid out. Some may be aiming for races later on in the season but they’ve been at this for months. Not I. This little comeback trail I hopped onto began in May and it’s beginning to take shape. Most people use a race like Nationals to cap off their season...

Home again

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I have found myself at the coffee shop lately while I am home, it’s a place I can get some work done without distraction of the million people we are staying with here. The ability to work remotely during summer has it’s benefits and this coffee shop is one of them. While I was growing up it was where a local paper was published for many years, I love the history it holds. Both...

Found

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Lake Placid nourishes me every time, and it helps me find incredible clarity. If there is something I am unsure about in this world…. a trip here helps me sort it all out. The past week we have been here has done exactly that for me. I love riding the Ironman Lake Placid course in the reverse direction, which means yes…. I ride UP the infamous 10K descent. My friend Molly and I began...

Lake Placid

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Lake Placid means a lot to me, and our family. We’ve been coming here since 2002 when I did my first Ironman, I have done this race four times. Twice a year we come here, to run our training camp and support our athletes through their Ironman races. I love it here most when Ironman is not in town to be honest. There is a deep history here, for triathlon, for non triathlon, that I hold close...

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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