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.

Tag: Motivation

23 Jan
2016
Just say “No” to reading this blog

By Randy Pierce I have some really exciting news about 2020 Vision Quest to share with you next week but we have a little more work to

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09 Jan
2016
Failure, triumph, determination, love and support: A moving testimony to the human spirit

By Randy Pierce “Long after the names of the medalists have faded from our minds, you will be remembered for having finished, for having

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29 Nov
2015
Up Next: USABA National Marathon Championship

By Randy Pierce While there have been many blogs about why and how I run, there are precious few to talk about the incredible number

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04 Oct
2015
The Elephant in the Room and other Secrets of our African Expedition

By Randy and Tracy Pierce Our African Expedition to Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater was an absolutely amazing

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26 Sep
2015
The most perilous peak

By Randy Pierce “You never know what's around the corner It could be everything Or it could be nothing You keep putting one foot in front

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08 Aug
2015
A Sense of the Summit: Redux

By Randy Pierce Why would a blind man climb a mountain Recent sharing of my plans to join a group of friends in climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

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27 Jun
2015
Vision Beyond Sight – Randy’s TEDx Talk

By Randy Pierce I am thrilled to have been invited to provide a TEDx Talk and certainly believe the result is a video well worth watching

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20 Jun
2015
T.E.A.M. – Together Everyone Achieves More

By Randy Pierce “When is the last time you did something for the first time” – shared at Mt Snow Tough Mudder and every tough

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25 Apr
2015
The power of purpose as Boston Strong goes Quinn Strong

By Randy Pierce The 2015 Boston Marathon was a week ago and a lifetime ago by the feel of it for me at this point While I’m still

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13 Dec
2014
Guest blog: Everything I ever needed to know I learned from LEGOS

By Jennifer Streck I consider myself extremely lucky to have been a part of 2020 Vision Quest since its inception when Randy asked me over

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08 Nov
2014
Veterans Day isn’t so special!

By Randy Pierce My vision of Veterans Day is from my youth with fog encroaching on a chill morning over a memorial in my hometown of

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11 Oct
2014
Bay State and Beyond – My Blind Marathon Journey

By Randy Pierce "I've learned that finishing a marathon isn't just an athletic achievement It's a state of mind; a state of mind that says

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06 Sep
2014
Schools at the heart of 2020 Vision Quest–In more ways than you might expect

By Randy Pierce “People will forget what you say and what you do long before they will forget how you made them feel” -- Maya

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26 Jul
2014
Tending to our health can mean going the extra mile

By Randy Pierce I had gone totally blind and a sudden new challenge--damage to my cerebellum from possible mitochondrial disease--had

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21 Jun
2014
The Double Century—A 200-mile bike ride from Nashua to Lebanon to Nashua

By Brent Bell Randy and I are planning on riding a double century (over 200 miles) Friday, June 27th, 2014 The “century” or 100-mile

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19 Apr
2014
“I can only imagine” – Team Hoyt Inspiration and beyond!

By Randy Pierce On April 21, the Boston Marathon’s 118th running will highlight more than its usual share of incredibly inspiring

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05 Apr
2014
Miles4Quinn is about to begin!

By Randy Pierce In 2006, I was so proud to step out of my wheelchair for the final time and walk, albeit slowly, with a support

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08 Feb
2014
Join our Presentation: Never Run Out of Inspiration

By Randy Pierce On March 1, I’ll briefly present at a fundraiser for my friend Christine Houde and her team who are running the Boston

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29 Oct
2013
The Scary Realities of Vision Loss

We originally posted this last year around Halloween, and we think it's still relevant for this year as well Happy Halloween! The Scary

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25 Aug
2013
Completing the Quest–And all that it means

By Randy Pierce What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals” Henry David

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