Awards and Recognitions

  • Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by Competitor Magazine in 2000.
  • Road Race Management and Running Times Magazine named McGillivray Race Director of the Year in 2000.
  • Inducted into the Running USA Hall of Champions in January 2005, which celebrates  members of the running industry who have made exceptional contributions to the development  of the sport. Inductees are nationally prominent and have a lifetime of achievement, innovation, service and leadership in the running community.
  • Recipient of the 2007 Runner’s World Heroes of Running Award, “honoring outstanding individuals from the running community whose achievements and contributions are nothing short of extraordinary.”
  • Awarded the Lazarus House “Christ the Servant Award” in 2006 for continuous dedication to the unloved and forgotten who are served by the Lazarus House Ministries.
  • Proclaimed “Honorary Citizen” of the Town of Hopkinton, Massachusetts – March, 2007.
  • Recipient of the “Jimmy Award” from the Jimmy Fund, which honors celebrities who over the years have committed themselves to the mission of the Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.
  • 2010 Fleet Feet Lifetime Commitment to Running Award
  • Recipient of the 2010 Ron Burton Community Service Award - Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association
  • Selected to Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center's 2011 "The One Hundred" list honoring outstanding contributions in the fight against cancer.
  • Elected in 2011 to the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame
  • Celebrated “30 Years Running” of his company in March, 2011 with more than 450 dignitaries, running legends and DMSE consultants, vendors and supporters.
  • Valedictorian, Medford High School, 1972
  • Valedictorian, Merrimack College, 1976