Attorney runs 160 miles across Florida to raise $50K for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

When local attorney Mike Freed set out to jog nearly 160 miles across Florida in a week, he encountered his share of doubters. “You’re going to do what? Why would you want to do that?” they wondered aloud with wide-eyed skepticism. Freed, 48, erased those doubts Friday afternoon as he crossed the finish line on the lawn of the Duval County Courthouse, wrapping up the final leg of his six-day, six-marathon journey that took him from Tallahassee to Jacksonville.

Freed to Run