EP 489: How Do you Measure Success with John Kelly

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We met John Kelly in episode 483 after he successfully broke the 31-year FKT on the 268-mile Pennine Way in Scotland earlier this summer. In this episode, John discusses his successful completion of The Grand Round, UK’s big three fell running rounds run consecutively (192 miles, 84,000′ elevation, 113 summits) AND riding a bike between the trail heads totaling 398 miles.

This was John’s second attempt at The Grand Round. We discuss why he decided to try again and lessons that he learned. Although most of us will never consider something this grandiose, we do like to set goals that push us to our own personal limits. The lessons that John learned can be transferred to our personal attempts at greatness.

Read his adventure account in his own words: Blog Post

Please consider donating to John’s focused charity, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust

Photo Credit: Max Holloway

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