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Running on Faith

The Principles, Passion, and Pursuit of a Winning Life

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“Whatever burden you carry (and we all have one) this story will point you to strength beyond yourself. Read it twice!”
 —John Ortberg, author and pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

 

Running on Faith is a triumph! Jason Lester is proof that as one wise man said, ‘Triumph is when you try and add a little umph!’ Jason Lester shows us ALL that you can achieve whatever you put your mind body and soul into!”
—Rev Run, author of Words of Wisdom: Daily Affirmations of Faith from Run’s House to Yours

“Jason’s story is a must read! It is a true testimony of the human spirit and confirmation that we all have so much more in us than we may believe. The challenges he conquered will create a shift in your life”
—Tyrese Gibson, singer and actor

 

Jason Lester is a disabled ultra-endurance athlete and winner of ESPN’s 2009 ESPY Award for “Best Disabled Male Athlete.” He tells his remarkable story in Running on Faith, offering readers an inspirational guide to overcoming adversity, reaching your goals, and recognizing God’s guiding hand in your life.

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Critical Praise

“Whatever burden you carry (and we all have one) this story will point you to strength beyond yourself. Read it twice!” —John Ortberg, author and pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

“Running on Faith is a triumph! Jason Lester is proof that as one wise man said, “Triumph is when you try and add a little umph! Jason Lester shows us ALL that you can achieve whatever you put your mind body and soul into!” —Rev Run, author of Words of Wisdom: Daily Affirmations of Faith from Run's House to Yours

“Jason’s story is a must read! It is a true testimony of the human spirit and confirmation that we all have so much more in us than we may believe. The challenges he conquered will create a shift in your life” —Tyrese Gibson, singer and actor

“I stand humbled and enamored of the triumph that Jason has made of his life. It is his dedication and determination that impresses me. He has made an art of his sport and of his life. His life inspires mine.” —Stephen Holland, official sports artist of the Los Angeles Kings

“Lester has written his book with the belief that ‘if someone applies just one of the lessons in it, it will help them find their purpose.’ The path he’s travelled to reveal his purpose in life hasn’t been easy. But he’s learned to view adversity as a challenge.” —West Hawaii Today

“Jason Lester is proof that a dysfunctional home, physical trauma and personal loss aren’t reasons to quit on life.” —Charisma Magazine

“You’ll be encouraged and inspired by his miraculous story as well as learn how to achieve a true competitor’s mindset over adversity...Jason’s story is truly remarkable, proof of what dedication, heart, and a never-say-quit attitude can create.” —The Christian Critic

“Athlete and author Jason Lester didn’t let his paralyzed arm stop him from achieving his goal of becoming an Ultraman. His inspiring story will motivate you to push harder in life and believe that you can do anything.” —Guideposts

“His life is an excellent example of what can happen when someone decides to go for a dream and refuses to give up.” —The Beach Reporter

“...a powerful, motivating read with lessons anyone can benefit from in their own life.” —examiner.com (Dallas edition)

“We all push our bodies and minds, but sometimes you want to quit. You won’t want to quit again after reading this book.” —Serious Running Blog

“Drawing on faith, Lester managed to keep going…and going…and going.” —weareaustin.com

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061965722
  • ISBN 10: 0061965723
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 08/24/2010
  • Pages: 224
  • List Price: 31.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
  • BISAC2: SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • BISAC3: SPORTS & RECREATION / Triathlon

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