Born in Bennington, Vermont and growing up on the Long Trail, Alyssa Clark thrives on competing in the gnarliest and toughest races she can find. Her greatest passion is mountain running and she is working to become the best 100+ mile runner both in racing and for long distance trail adventures. She is also a multi-sport athlete with interests in winter adventures including large mountain link ups through ski mountaineering, alpinism and ice climbing with her husband.

Alyssa has been coaching athletes for the last three years with a stint instructing at the Naval Fitness Facilities in Naples, Italy. In her own career as a professional trail runner, she has run 95 Marathons in 95 Days setting a Women’s Guinness World Record for consecutive days running a marathon distance as well as being the first woman to set a Supported FKT record on the 350 mile Pinhoti trail. She has also won the Ouray 100 and set an FKT on the Lone Pine to Mount Whitney Summit via the Mountaineer’s Route. She has run and competed all over the world and seeks to take on the most challenging ultras across the globe. Her deepest passion in ultra running is 100+ mile mountain races. She is also committed to empowering women to get out into uncomfortable spaces and seeks to provide a community and support with coaching and mentoring. She strives to help others feel they have the fitness, knowledge, resources and community to take on any goal, whether it is running or another form of endurance training. Alyssa and her husband Codi are passionate ski mountaineering and alpine athletes as well as trail runners. With Codi’s career in the Navy, they have explored many parts of Europe as well as Hawaii, Florida and now California. The couple adopted two stray cats in Italy, affectionately known as Michael Scott and Dwight Schrute. Both cats enjoy being walked outside as much as their owners love the mountains.