A little about me

Biography

Alissa McKaig Doehla is a US Professional Triathlete and former Professional Runner from New Haven, IN.

Alissa ran professionally from 2009-2015, spending four of those years under coach Pete Rea at ZAP Fitness in Blowing Rock, NC. She was a member of the 2011 Bronze Medal winning World XC team and 2011 World Marathon team. Alissa placed 8th in the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials with a time of 2:31:56 and has run 15:28 for 5,000m and 32:14 for 10,000m. Alissa raced her first ever triathlon in January 2016 and received her Elite card in August 2016 after winning the Overall Female USAT Age Group National Championship Title.

Alissa lives and trains in Tryon, NC with her husband Kyle and their Great Dane Frankie. She is coached by Greg Mueller of Innovative Endurance.

Alissa spends her free time reading obsessively about true crime, searching for her constantly misplaced goggles and seeking out the best local breakfast joints post workout.

2017 will kick-off Alissa's Rookie Season as a Professional Triathlete.