about Alissa

Alissa McKaig Doehla is a US Professional Triathlete and former Professional Distance 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 has represented Team USA as a member of the 2011 Bronze Medal winning World XC team and the 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 title at the 2016 USAT Age Group National Championships in Omaha, NE. 2017 was Alissa's Rookie Season as a Professional Triathlete.

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 and spends her free time reading obsessively about true crime and seeking out local breakfast joints post workout.