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 sitting on a gray rock summit, talking to a black dog (Swirl) who is standing next to him.
03 Jul
2021
Back to roots without a stumble, Swirl summits!

“Every moment is a fresh beginning” —TS Eliot More than a decade ago, I put my hand on Quinn’s Guide Dog harness and invited

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Randy and guide dog speak to a gymnasium of children sitting on the floor in rapt attention.
19 Jun
2021
Guest Blog: The Power of Communication

To start this blog post, I would like to introduce myself to those of you who may not know me yet My name is Caroline Brown and I am a

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28 Mar
2021
Now presenting our latest video production

"People often say that motivation doesn't last Well, neither does bathing—that's why we recommend it daily" —Zig Zigler Zig has a

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Boston Billiards logo
21 Mar
2021
A pivotal partner in reaching our peak potential in 2021

We experienced the setbacks resulting from Covid-19 and the year 2020 reality which did not spare the charity 2020 Vision Quest Despite the

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Randy and Brent on a sunny day, taking a pause from biking and doing a fist bump. Randy wears a tie-dye shirt and helmet and Brent's shirt is blue.
21 Feb
2021
Fireside Chat #2: Join us with Dr. Brent Bell from the University of New Hampshire

When: Saturday, February 27 at 7:00 pm Where: Sign up here for free access to the Zoom link My friendship with Brent extends back to

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Golden retriever puppy with a green sign saying "Guide Dog Puppy" in front of a wooded background.
30 Nov
2020
Giving my gratitude for the matching grant announcement – Coming on Dec. 1

It has been difficult to witness the significant, though understandable, impact of COVID-19 on the fundraising side of our charitable

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A colorful rock summit with a bright blue sky and a distant ridge line.
04 Oct
2020
The Path Forward: Want to come along?

“Know from whence you came If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go”  James

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Randy the 2020 group walk down the streets.
14 Jun
2020
Setting our sights on an essential virtual Walk for Sight

When you have sufficient need, it is essential to become creative So many cancellations, postponements and yes, virtual versions have

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Treadmill with image on the viewscreen of an autumn road along a highway
11 May
2020
Can I visit you on my virtual run across New Hampshire?

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream Not only plan but also believe” ~ Anatole Fran I guess I should first

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Blue morning glories wrapping around a mailbox in the sun.
26 Apr
2020
April Showers Bring May Flowers: Morning Glory Anticipations

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” – Audrey Hepburn It has been a rainy April, both literally and metaphorically Staying

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Randy sits at his desk in a greek room in front of a keyboard with Autumn on the floor by his side. He is petting her.
22 Mar
2020
Springing into Action During the Coronavirus Pandemic

For most of us, life has become quite different since the arrival of COVID-19 As someone with a higher susceptibility and a significantly

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The word "COVID-19" with a simplified rendition of the virus
15 Mar
2020
COVID-19 and 2020 Vision Quest: An Announcement

Like many of us during these difficult times, 2020 Vision Quest is attentively following the health concerns and recommendations provided

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Randy, Tracy and Autumn laughing on a summit peak. Tracy wears a bright pink top and Autumn is caught with her pink tongue out in the middle of licking her own nose.
08 Mar
2020
A focus on happiness as a pillar of success

I have often thought of happiness as a type of success and still believe that to be valid I believe there is a more powerful truth and

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Gray hoodie with a cartoon image of a dog holding a large silver hammer with a caption that says, "All dogs are worthy"
22 Feb
2020
Launching our new store, “All Dogs are Worthy”, and more!

"Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor” – Stan Lee “Whosoever wears this clothing, if

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Fireworks over the Piscataqua River and downtown Portsmouth, NH. Over the city scape, between the fireworks right of frame and the North Church steeple are the words "Welcome to 2020" in classic 2020 Vision Quest styling.
13 Jan
2020
A Decade in Review

I only have 54 of these decades under my belt so far, and yet, that is enough for me to find a little awe in the 2010-2020 decade of my

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Randy and guide run; Randy's eyes closed
30 Dec
2019
Celebrating our Signature Year: Taking 2020 in Stride!

Our mission has adapted and grown through the decade to best reflect the resources we cultivate and similarly most effectively serve the

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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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