ArchiveAugust 2017



Yesterday my friend said to me, “I’m not sure I could ever do a full.  A marathon alone seems insurmountable.” Ah ….. that. That right there. It’s not about an Ironman at all. It’s about insurmountable. I miss that feeling in some ways, I don’t in other ways. The problem with having done so much is that I don’t feel like anything is insurmountable...

To cry


Have you ever cried after a run? Not because you are sad, but because you are past what used to be your why. Because this time around it feels amazing to feel strong again, instead of feeling so weak even though you were strong. Have you ever cried because it just felt good to run that far. Because you felt so much gratitude. Not because you are capturing the past, you are creating the future...



While I love the adventure and summer travel, I love being home. It’s been seven days since we got back for good. It’s been wonderful to sleep in my own bed, and get back to the early hours of my day. There is just something about watching the sunrise from my back deck over a good cup of pour-over dark roast, dog at my feet, with the air feeling a touch more crisp. I have two weeks...

Run 716 Race Report


Sunday morning I jumped into Run 716 in Buffalo. It is a first year 15K put on by Score This !!!! that began at the Flying Bison Brewery downtown, and it was amazing. My friend Jamie texted me the day before with an “I’ll do it if you do it”. I thought for a moment. It’s been almost a year since I have raced, and while I am building really well towards this marathon, I am...

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.

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