Ultrarunning, 100+ mile races, Mountaineering
Alyssa is used to the rigor of (very) long-distance running and loves to help other athletes achieve their ultrarunning dreams.
Alyssa has been coaching athletes for the last three years, with a stint instructing at the US Naval Fitness Facilities in Naples, Italy. She is committed to empowering and equipping women to get out into uncomfortable spaces. She seeks to provide a community and support with coaching and mentoring.
In her career as a professional trail runner, she won the 2022 Moab 240 and placed 3rd overall. She ran 95 Marathons in 95 Days in 2020, then a Guinness World Record for consecutive days running a marathon distance. She set a supported FKT record on the 350-mile Pinhoti trail. She has also won the Ouray 100-mile race. Alyssa podiumed at her first 100-mile race, HURT 100 in Hawaii, in the women’s category at 23.
Alyssa has run and competed worldwide and seeks to take on the most challenging ultras globally. Her most profound passion in ultra running is 100+ mile mountain races, and she thrives on competing in the gnarliest and toughest races. She is also a multisport athlete interested in winter adventures, including large mountain link-ups through ski mountaineering, alpinism, and ice climbing.
Some of her mountaineering achievements include an FKT on the Lone Pine to Mount Whitney Summit via the Mountaineer’s Route (soloed and self-supported), soloing North Couloir of North Peak, soloed Zipper Route in Rainier National Park, Gravity Rainbow multi-pitch ice climb, Mount Rainier Summit (unguided and in under 24 hours), Gran Sasso via Mountaineer’s Route, among many others. On a climbing trip to Chamonix in July 2022, she climbed Arête Des Cosmiques, Pointe Lachenal Traverse, attempted Dent du Geants, and swapped leads on Velociraptor. She is a multi-pitch and sport lead climber up to 5.10.
She has multiple seasons of ice-climbing and ski touring experience. She is also American Institute for Avalanche Research & Education Level 1 and 2 certified and is an accredited Wilderness First Responder.