Boyd & Jenerette Shareholder Mark Eckels completed the Honolulu Marathon in Hawaii on December 10, 2017. When he crossed the finish line, Mark achieved his 2003 goal to successfully run a marathon in all 50 states.
“It has been an incredible experience, traveling to every state,” said Mark. “Most people do not visit all 50 states, let alone run a marathon in them. Along the way, you see some amazing sites and meet incredible people.”
He has completed over 75 marathons in total. He is now working on his related goal of running a marathon on all seven continents. He completed the Antarctica Marathon in March 2017, and has future plans for the two remaining continents of Africa and Australia.
Mark is Board Certified in Workers' Compensation by The Florida Bar, and an expert in the defense of employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation and Longshore claims. He practices throughout Florida and Georgia in the workers’ comp context, while his longshore and Defense Base Act practice extends nationwide.