Insight with Mark Farrell An engaging forum to examine and discuss a vast array of everyday obstacles and challenges facing adults and children today.

February 26, 2021  
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Two time Emmy nominee, Actor Liz Vassey shares her passion for all things creative including her new documentary, “The Human Race”.  This spectacular film follows runners with varying skill levels that are above fifty that are avid to obsessed with running and their stories are awe inspiring and guaranteed to empower you to embrace the outdoors and pick up a former sport and or begin running.  Mark and Liz discuss the overwhelming health benefits from the obvious weight management aspect to staving off dementia and other age related cognitive issues.  And if you ever find yourself stuck in a pandemic, running is ideal to keep anxiety in check and burn off accumulating stress from COVID – or the family one is isolating with.   


Runner’s World magazine wrote “The Human Race is one of the top twenty best running documentaries that will inspire you to move."

Liz Vassey moved to New York at the age of sixteen to join the cast of ALL MY CHILDREN. Since the soap, Liz has appeared as a regular or recurring character on twelve television shows including ER, MAXIMUM BOB, NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, BROTHERLY LOVE, PUSH NEVADA, TWO AND A HALF MEN, FOX’s live action version of THE TICK, and, most recently, Season Two of THE TICK reboot on Amazon.


Liz is probably best known for her five year run on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION as DNA technician “Wendy Simms.” Liz has also appeared in several films (including MAN OF THE HOUSE with Tommy Lee Jones).In addition to acting, Liz is an accomplished writer. She co-wrote an episode of CSI during her last season, and has since sold six television pilots and a TV movie, developing for such networks and studios as NBC, Freeform, Universal, Sony, Netflix, and CW.  One of Liz's scripts was picked for the auspicious 2020 Write Her List, in which 20 pilots are selected from hundreds of nominations from industry executives and creatives.


During this very challenging and tumultuous COVID era, have Mark speak at your company, organization, conference and retreat to increase morale, productivity, confidence and more with either an in-person or virtual event.  Mark also has riveting talks for students k-12 and college on: overcoming adversity, anti-bullying/anti-teasing, mental health, drugs/alcohol, celebrating differences, self-entitlement, senior send-off and more.  All of Mark’s talks are from his vast life experience.  Reviews, videos, booking info and more at: Email:

“Mark’s willingness to use his disability to uplift others is both generous and remarkable.  His message resonates with all of us who have worked hard to overcome life’s adversities.  If you’re looking for a podium speaker, look elsewhere.  Mark stays on the move and keeps the audience engaged.  Thank you, Mark”

Johnny Callebs KAPP Executive Director

“Mark Farrell is a dynamic speaker who will captivate the audience by sharing his personal story of how he was able to overcome challenges in life and worked his way to success.  We scheduled Mark for 45 minutes, but our students were so engaged in his story that Mark spoke for over 1 hour.  I still have students approach me and discuss Mark's message and say, "if he could do it, so can I”

 Christine Crielly School Counselor

Holland Brook School NJ

 “Mark invigorated our conference! His genuine enthusiasm and professionalism, combined with an amazing topic, made for a marvelous presentation”

Catharine Leahy - Speakers Chair Princeton University

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