about Alissa

Alissa (McKaig) Doehla is a top ranked US Professional Triathlete specializing in the 70.3 distance and is a former US Professional Distance Runner from New Haven, IN.

Alissa ran professionally from 2009-2015, spending four of those years at ZAP Fitness in Blowing Rock, NC. She has twice represented Team USA; in 2011 on the bronze medal winning World XC team and the 2011 World Marathon team. In 2012, Alissa placed 8th in the Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston with a time of 2:31:56; she has run 15:28 for the 5,000m and 32:14 for the 10,000m.

2017 was Alissa's Rookie Season as a Professional Triathlete and she had 4 consecutive Top 3 finishes in Ironman 70.3 races. In January 2016, Alissa raced her first ever triathlon and became an Elite in August 2016 after winning the Overall title at the 2016 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships in Omaha.

Alissa lives and trains in Tryon, NC, with her husband Kyle and Great Dane Frankie. She spends her free time reading about true crime and seeking out local breakfast joints post workout. Alissa is coached by Greg Mueller of Innovative Endurance.