Who is the coach? 
– Sarah Biss

Athletics New Zealand accredited coach

Team distance coach - NZ Track and Field Team, 2019 Oceania Track and Field Championships

Certified IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Middle and Long Distance Coach (IAAF CECS Level II)

Lydiard Foundation certified coach - level II

NZ registered Physiotherapist with 20 years of clinical experience

Athletics NZ selector


Ten New Zealand Championship titles in track, cross country, and road running

Represented New Zealand in track, cross country, road and mountain running:

World Cross Country Championships, World Mountain Running Championships, Commonwealth Mountain Running Championships (team medalist x2), Ekiden relays in Japan and  South Korea, Australian Track and Field Championships (junior medalist 3000m), Australian Cross Country Championships (junior medalist x2) Oceania Track and Field Championships (junior medalist - 1500m silver, 3000m gold)

Top 20 finishes in major international marathons, including Chicago, Rotterdam, Nagano and Melbourne (3rd)

Marathon personal best 2:39:17 (IAAF Olympic "B" standard, Rotterdam, 2012)

Winner of the Round the Bridges 10k road race

Winner Taniwha Ultramarathon

3rd Thyon-Dixence Mountain Race, Switzerland

Commonwealth Mountain Running team medalist, x2

Top 10 in a World Sky Running Series Event (Pikes Peak Marathon/USA Mountain Running Championships)

NZ Under 20 5km record holder

Oceania Championships Under 20 3000m record holder

Course records - Whangamata Half Marathon 1:15:22, Sanatorium Hill Climb (Cambridge), Kawerau Half Marathon and others

Winner of the 30th Anniversary Buller Gorge Half Marathon, 2012.


Links to recent interviews:

Wild Things Trail Running Club - "Latest Inspiration, Meet the Wild Things: Sarah Biss"