Who is the coach?

Sarah Biss

Lydiard Foundation certified level II coach

Athletics NZ registered coach

Athletics NZ selector

NZ registered Physiotherapist with 18 years of clinical experience


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)

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

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. 

Recent interview https://www.wildthings.club/latest-inspiration/meet-the-wildthings/sarah-biss/