A wide shot of the Andes Mountains with a snow covered Mt. Ausangate in the center. The 2020 team of eleven are hiking in the foreground on a beautiful day.

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Randy in festive, patriotic Santa hat joins Autumn in reindeer antlers in front of their Christmas tree.
21 Dec
2019
“Louis, The Blind Christmas Elf” — A Story For All

Too often the holidays can feel like the "holly-daze" as schedules and preparations take place at a frenetic pace It is easy to be

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Randy and Rob (two tall guys in running gear) pose smiling in front of a blue sky and yellow steel bridge backdrop.
16 Dec
2019
More than a Marathon, The U.S. Association of Blind Athletes Changes Lives Year round

I was once again proud and honored to join many friends and competitors for the first full weekend of December in Sacramento California

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07 Dec
2019
Loaded question: Will I see you at the summit?

Beyond the obvious and dubious aspect of my sight, there is a layered double meaning in this blog title I certainly love reaching for goals

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Randy wears a blue shirt and points to the back of Rob's blue shirt, which says, "2020 Vision Quest: Reach your peak potential"
02 Dec
2019
Sharing the vision for my running trifecta ahead!

As the first serious snowstorm of the season descends upon New England and much of the country, I'm ending a weekend of thanksgiving by

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Randy speaks at a podium to a room of people seated at banquet tables.
24 Nov
2019
Guest Blog: Thoughts on the Final Peak Potential

Farewells to our beloveds are never easy And to most of the 200-plus 2020 Vision Quest supporters who packed the Marriott ballroom

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Two champagne glasses through which are visible a photo of Randy and teammate running the Boston Marathon and Randy and his team in front of Rainbow Mountain in Peru are visible.
10 Nov
2019
Randy’s Reflections on the Peak Potential Grand Finale

I’m writing this weeks blog just two weeks prior to the 10th and final Peak Potential Dinner and Auction gala fundraiser for our 2020

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The words "Local Author Night" with an image of a book underneath
02 Nov
2019
Join us 11/7 for “Local Author Night” at the Nashua Public Library — and maybe win a prize!

Our book See You At The Summit has been available for one year and the Nashua Public Library has invited us to bring our copies for a Local

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Randy and Rob climbing the side of a cliff in Peru, smiling.
28 Oct
2019
May the best man win! An update to my National Marathon Championship approach

Rob Webber will be my guide as we run the 262 miles of the California International Marathon while trying to account ourselves respectably

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Randy and Autumn hike up a sunlight-dappled wooded trail.
06 Oct
2019
Why I strive for the simple gifts in an autumn hike

"There is a certain something which tugs upon my core to reproduce the splendor of nature's sweet decor" - Randy Pierce, poem,

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The iconic picture of the Mighty Quinn resting on the summit of Mount Flume in the summertime, with a mountain range and blue sky in the background.
28 Sep
2019
Some autumn reminiscing on the significance of my dogs

“I hope to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am”  Anonymous The season of Autumn has arrived and my present Guide Dog,

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