Pierce – Randy

Quinn Strong: Running with the power of purpose – Randy Pierce (April 20, 2015)

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 in 2015, M 45 - 49, New Hampshire, Pierce - Randy

Quinn Strong: Running with the power of purpose – Randy Pierce (April 20, 2015)

I didn’t choose to go blind. But the choice I made after going blind, that’s what defines my life. On a cold, gray April day, running into a headwind and then steady rain, this choice led me to the hilly, grueling Boston course. Here, on this most unlikely day, I beat my previous personal marathon best by almost 24 minutes. A week after the race, while I’m still basking in an exuberant glow from the race itself, as well as the thousands of congratulations, at this point Boston feels like a lifetime ago. There is, however, a potent take-away message for me I thought worth sharing...

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