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.

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.

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

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