Event: Goat Pass "What to know before you go" with Sam Manson

Further Faster is stoked to have Sam Manson from Topsport come by the store to give us the low down on one of his favourite runs, Goats Pass.

Sam is a machine when running in the mountains, and is always happy to share what he knows, so this is going to be one great event!

Things he will touch on include: 

Trip planning for you and your trail buddies.

Ideas on what would be useful to take and wear.

Safety, safety safety! Gear, weather and rivers!

Looking after our National Park.

And tips on local rock running for training prior to your trip.


Tickets are $10 and all profits are going to the Missing Wingman Trust, you can learn more about them here: https://www.missingwingmantrust.org.nz/who-we-can-help


When: Wednesday, 19th August. 6:15 pm for a 6:30 pm start.

Where: Further Faster, 57a Buchan St, Sydenham.

Tickets: $10, Available online only, via Humanitix.  


Sam is a key member part of Team Topsport and also has his own coaching business if you need some help training or interested in a guided trip.     

Sam completed his first Longest Day Coast to Coast in 2013. Since then Sam has consecutively finished 5 Longest Days inside the top 10. In 2019 Sam finished runner up behind Dougal Allan. He has won the prestigious Waimakariri Classic River Race twice. Sam is at the top of the game as one of  NZ's best Multisport athletes and he is keen to share his knowledge with you. Sam is one of just a handful of instructors in New Zealand to have both his NZOIA Kayak 1 and NZOIA Multisport qualification. 

1 comment

  • Trish Jones

    Is there a waiting list to go onto to listen to Sam talk re Goat Pass as I have only just managed to wrangle time off work to attend

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