ArchiveJuly 2018

2018 Ironman Lake Placid Race Report

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Honestly… I will remember that finish line forever. Luckily I have it on video as Rich recorded the whole thing. That few moments started well before I entered the Olympic oval though. As I hit the turnaround on Mirror Lake drive, there was a group of men manning the spot. They had a tent, music and may have been drinking beers. They looked like they had all been friends for an eternity...

Thank you

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As we were standing there discussing what I needed for my last massage, my massage therapist Todd, stood back and smiled. “Your energy is almost too much for this room.” he said. I smiled. It’s true. Right now I am brimming and bubbling and excited beyond belief for that starting line that will arrive in 9 days. It’s taken me a long time to get to this moment, this place...

Game on

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We’ve been here in Lake Placid for over a week putting on our final training camp, putting the finishing touches on my training for Ironman, and just chilling. I love Lake Placid if that’s not obvious. I have been here three times in the past month, I have ridden and run this course a million times. I know every pothole, every raindrop, and every wind gust. I did my final long run in...

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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