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.

OpEd: How do you return to the race course after the loss of a teammate?

By |March 9th, 2020|

With so much time preparing for races, training partners can become family. How do you find your way back to the race course after losing someone integral to your OCR journey?

1st Annual New England OCR Expo

By |February 25th, 2020|

Are you in New England and need motivation to dig out from the snow to start preparing for OCR season? Check out the first annual New England OCR Expo will be held on March 1st at Valley Country Club in Warwick, RI.

DekaFit – What you need to know

By |January 7th, 2020|

On Sunday December 22nd, Santa Spartan gave everyone in the OCR world a holiday present. It came in the form of DekaFit, an indoor Decathlon style event with ten functional fitness stations with 500m of running in between each station.

Robert Killian – Two Time World Champion

By |October 28th, 2019|

Many words that have been used to describe Robert Killian: athlete, father, army ranger, husband, champion. What got him where he is today?

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.

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