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About Alexis Haddad

Alexis fell in love with OCR 2014. Prior to this she grew up playing various sports and dancing since the age of two where she competed regionally and nationally. She earned her degree in Political Science/Dance Performance from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI. When she is not running in the mud she works as a Senior Recruiter for Nutanix.You can usually recognize Alexis at races by her loud mouth, purple hair and a coffee in her hand. She resides in Worcester, Massachusetts and hopes to find price charming while crawling through the mud one day.

Op Ed: R.I.P The Dash is Dead

By |August 2nd, 2019|

Warrior Dash's closure was a shock to the OCR system. What can we as a community do to recover?

Race Recap: Savage Race Boston

By |July 25th, 2019|

So let me ask you, are you ready to get Savage? Athletes beat the heat at Savage Race Boston's third annual race on July 13th and 14th.

Toughest Mudder East – A First Timer’s Story

By |June 27th, 2019|

Thinking about adding an endurance race to your schedule? Follow first-time Toughest Mudder participant Alexis Haddad as she tackles 12 hours of obstacles.

Race Recap – Spartan Sprint Boston – New venue who dis?

By |May 27th, 2019|

Spartan debuted a new venue for the Boston Sprint with a flat, fast course and a welcoming, community feel.

Race Recap: F.I.T Challenge XII

By |April 26th, 2019|

F.I.T Challenge makes it clear why the readers of Mud Run Guide have voted this race series best local OCR race year after year. 

Spartan Overturns Multiple Athlete DQ’s at Jacksonville Race

By |February 27th, 2019|

After hours of discussion, Spartan competition committee and board of athletes have decided the disqualification of Ryan Woods and Hunter Russel has been overturned and they were both assessed a 5-minute time penalty.

Op Ed: Ryan Woods DQ – Did he get a fair shake?

By |February 26th, 2019|

After an exciting finish between Woods and Atkins, we learned that Ryan Woods was DQ'd for placing his hand on the truss at the A-frame cargo net. Was this an overreaction or an appropriate punishment for a rules violation?

Race Recap: Savage Race Boston

By |July 20th, 2018|

Carter & Stevens farm hosted Savage Race last year and began hosting Spartan races in 2015, they have parking, festival area and clearing of the course down to a science. Prior to racing Savage on Saturday (say that five times fast) I've raced at this location about five times in the last three years. However, this was my very first Savage Race

Op-Ed Spartan Kids World Championships

By |June 27th, 2018|

Last week Spartan announced they would hold a World Championship Race for Kids. The event will be held in Laughlin, NV in November this year. Children between the ages of 10-13 who have placed in the top three at any kids events qualify to compete. So far so good right? Great opportunity for kids to challenge themselves in this sport just like any other sport.

Race Recap – Spartan Boston Sprint

By |May 22nd, 2018|

Recently, the Spartan train rolled into Treasury Valley for Boston Sprint Weekend.  It was the second year Spartan hosted it's New England event in Rutland, Ma and the race did not disappoint.

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