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: success

The 2020 Vision Quest team hikes up to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, with the snow-topped mountain in the distance against a blue sky with wispy clouds.
07 Nov
2021
Advocate! Insights on the pivotal role of need and approach

All of us are likely to encounter opportunities in which having the tools to advocate for ourselves will greatly benefit our lives In my

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A black and white photo of two hands clasped in friendship.
08 Aug
2021
Guest Blog: What I’ve learned in the past 3 months as an intern at 2020 Vision Quest

As my time at 2020 Vision Quest wraps up, I want to use my last blog post to recap three major lessons I’ve learned I am so grateful

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Rocky path along a mountainside under a partly cloudy blue sky.
27 Jun
2021
Navigating the path with an eye on habits

The path from dreams to success does exist May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to

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Black lab lies on a white blanket on the floor and gnaws on a bone.
31 May
2021
The “swirl” of our first week home

"We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity Life is eternal We have

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Randy, smiling man in a light purple shirt, sitting and smiling on a bench with a black lab in a harness sitting beside him looking at the camera.
16 May
2021
Working and welcoming the new “employee”

"Coming together is the beginning Keeping together is progress Working together is success" --Henry Ford Those following the daily video

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Randy sits cross-legged on his treadmill wearing his Patriots jersey (number 54), looking up at a small statue of Buddha, appearing contemplative.
07 Dec
2020
Deeper introspections on 54 miles run on my treadmill

Don’t pray for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs ― Buddha Before I even begin my attempt to run 54 miles on my

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Randy Pierce, Tedy Bruschi, and Rodney Andre the day prior to the 2019 Boston Marathon.
03 Aug
2019
A stroke of good fortune – Celebrating Tedy Bruschi

My mom, dad, and brother all experienced significant strokes, so I have understood the worry and concern of a loved one during the most

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Autumn--a black and tan lab dog--looking attentive, sitting on the floor, looking up.
10 Mar
2019
All about Autumn on this five-year anniversary!

Spring sprang early in 2014 in the form of a Black and Tan Labrador Retriever ironically named Autumn On March 16 she burst into our living

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Autumn poses serenely in front of a statue of Buddha.
16 Feb
2019
How to “respond” instead of “react” — And why it’s so important

"Do not learn how to react Learn how to respond" -- Buddha I was recently reminded by a friend’s post that I often like to

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Audio Book Cover of "See You At the Summit"
26 Jan
2019
Now you can listen to our book “See You At The Summit”

For the many who have been asking or simply wanting to listen to the audio version of our book, I’m glad and proud to share it is finally

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Randy and Rodney in the USABA Marathon in California on December 2.
09 Dec
2018
An Inside look at the National Marathon Championship

Race reports are a common method for runners to share the trials and triumphs of their race day experience My goal is to take a look at

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Randy, Tracy, and Nora posed for a picture with the check to from 2020 Vision Quest to Guide Dogs for the Blind
25 Nov
2018
Guest Blog: Thoughts on Peak Potential 2018

'Tis the season of giving and the season of gratitude Everyone who attended the 9th Annual Peak Potential dinner and auction on November

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Randy and Jose at the top of a summit on a sunny day
20 Oct
2018
Guest Blog: A Different Kind of Quest

For this week's blog, we revisit a guest blog from October 2015, written by 2020 Vision Quest friend Jose Acevedo We've reprinted the text

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Book cover of See You At The Summit, featuring Randy and his golden lab Quinn climbing a snowy mountain.
06 Oct
2018
Official Announcement and Cover Reveal for our Book, “See You At the Summit”

By Randy Pierce Available: Friday, October 19, 2018 through Amazon October 19 will mark the 12-year anniversary of the day I met

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24 Jun
2018
Running Out Of Time!

By Randy Pierce I choose to run a fair number of races and often I want to measure myself against the clock So often we are tempted to

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09 Jun
2018
Seeking Summits of Leadership with the University of New Hampshire

By Randy Pierce I joined the students of this leadership and backpacking course in the spring of 2010 in preparation for my own hiking

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Randy and Jose run the Boston Marathon in 2018, bundled up in coasts on a rainy street.
22 Apr
2018
Framing Failure as Setback through Success

By Randy Pierce The 2018 Boston Marathon featured the worst marathon weather I’ve ever experienced: cold temperatures, relentless

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07 Apr
2018
A Little More Meaning Behind My Running the Boston Marathon in 2018

By Randy Pierce "Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all" -Oliver Wendell

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25 Mar
2018
I See No Obstacles: Anniversary of the LA Tough Mudder Extravaganza

By Randy Pierce "Give your all, and whenever possible give it with the support of a team you deserve and which deserves you The

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12 Mar
2018
Happy Anniversary, Autumn! Four Years Already?

By Randy Pierce It is so easy to celebrate every single day with such a joyous, loving lady as Autumn! She is far and away the most

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