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A Reason to Run

By: Steve Buckley
Source: The Boston Herald
Date: March 12, 2011
The first time Dave McGillivray remembers running — that is, running for a purpose, running with the intent of outpacing the competition, running with a finish line somewhere off in the distance — was when he was 5 years old.
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A Reason to Run

Running Last, but not Least

By: David Abel
Source: The Boston Globe
Date: April 17, 2011
Long after the champs are crowned in laurel wreaths, after the roadblocks have been cleared and the cheering throngs have left, Dave McGillivray can be found loping through the dark toward Boylston Street, with his own motorcycle escorts, sweating through his annual tradition of being the last runner to cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
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Inaugural 'Dream' race weekend approaches in Williamsburg

By: Dave Fairbank
Source: dailypress.com
Date: May 14, 2011
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Hussein, Kimbrough win inaugural Masters 8K races

By: Dave Fairbank
Source: dailypress.com
Date: May 21, 2011
Mbarak Hussein hopes to complete well into his 50s and 60s, inspiring younger runners the way older runners motivate him. Chris Kimbrough simply hopes to compete more frequently. Hussein and Kimbrough were the overall winners of the inaugural Fit to Run Fit to Dream 8-kilometer race, USA Track and Field's national championship for Master's Class runners age 40 and above
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Dave McGillivray, the Boston Marathon race director, ran 57 miles on his 57th birthday.
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Boston Marathon Race Director Completes Birthday Run

Ask the Race Director: Why can't I defer my entry?

By: Dave McGillivray
Source: Runner's World
Date: January 31, 2012
Why are more and more marathons not allowing deferments? Registration is always way in advance, and training is several months long. A lot of things can happen between registration and race day. Twice this year, I registered for a marathon, got hurt during training, and was unable to run the race. I still want to run these races; it's not like I just changed my mind at the last minute. I understand the no refund policy, but I don't understand why I can't defer. What's the reasoning behind not allowing deferments? Thanks, Lisa V.
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Ask the Race Director: Why can't I defer my entry?

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