ArchiveSeptember 2016

The patient road back

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One of my favorite quotes from Gordo goes something like this: Fitness is like a styrofoam cup, it takes a long time to turn it inside out. Do it too fast, and it will rip. You are the styrofoam cup. There are may times in my career I have ripped that cup, sometimes it was physically and other times it was emotional. It’s ultimately what led me to a 15-month retirement from this sport to...

The first time, again

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I’ve always told athletes “there is only one first time” when it comes to races. Especially Ironman. I was wrong. You can have that moment again. That’s what happened to me at nationals, I had my ‘first time’ again, but it was absent of the insecurity that comes with trying something new. Since I have returned home and have settled into training with a new coach, new goals and a...

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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