Jason P Lester arrived in Braidwood on Tuesday afternoon after a short run from Bungendore.
Jason P. Lester is an Ultra-Endurance Vegan Athlete, fundraiser, author of the book “Running on Faith” and winner of ESPN’s ESPY Award.
He is the Founder of the EP1C, INC. brand and is the Chairman of The NEVER STOP Foundation. In his memoir, Running On Faith: The Principles, Passion, and Pursuit of a Winning Life (HarperOne), Lester shares the nine lessons that led him to achieve his dreams and find his calling. He lives these lessons every day, doing everything to the best of his ability, with intense drive and passion. Providing audiences with the tools to overcome the adversity they may face and pursue their passion, Lester demonstrates a practical and inspirational guide to never giving up in the game of life.
Lester is the mind behind boundary breaking endurance events such as the EPIC5™ Challenge ( 5 Iron distance triathlons on 5 Hawaiian islands in 5 consecutive days), who ran 1,000 miles and Biked 4,000 miles across the USA in 102 days for Nike’s Journey for a Better World. On May 5th, 2013 – Lester ran 3,550 miles across the United States, becoming the 4th fastest runner to run from San Francisco to New York City ( to raise money for Hurricane Sandy Victims) and recently ran 2,600 miles along The Great Wall of China in 83 days setting the world record by becoming the first person to run the length of the wall solo in a single attempt ( To help fight malnutrition in kids )
In 2007, Lester founded The NEVER STOP Foundation, which is dedicated to using athletics as a tool to encourage all youth to have the chance to achieve their full potential. The goal is to help those in their formative years find their own true voice, help them build their confidence, improve their communication skills and learn the values of discipline, trust, compassion, self-reliance, and respect.
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