OUT OF THE BOX AND INTO THE BALLPARK

OUT OF THE BOX AND INTO THE BALLPARK

Already well known for producing great races in iconic places, DMSE Sports is setting up to hit a home run – or maybe score a touchdown – with its latest expansion effort in the endurance space.

What started as a quirky idea by the company’s namesake and founder, Dave McGillivray, is now an effort to create a nationwide series of marathons inside the country’s Major League Baseball ballparks and potentially National Football League stadiums as well.

PATRIOTS TO HOST MARATHON INSIDE HOME STADIUM

PATRIOTS TO HOST MARATHON INSIDE HOME STADIUM

Football fans across the country now have yet another reason to be jealous of the New England Patriots.

Gillette Stadium, home of the five-time Super Bowl champions, will host its first marathon on September 28. The race is being billed as the only Boston Marathon qualifier ever run entirely in an NFL stadium.

EXPERT ENDURANCE EVENT ADVICE FROM LEGENDARY RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

EXPERT ENDURANCE EVENT ADVICE FROM LEGENDARY RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE

Dave McGillivray is the founder of DMSE Sports, managing more than 30 major road races and charitable events per year, including working with the Boston Athletic Association Operations Team to manage all the logistics of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon. His name is a household word throughout the endurance industry–the term ‘legend’ would not be overstating–and his expert advice is worth its weight in gold.

STRIDERS GIVE OUT 10 SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA TRACK ATHLETES

STRIDERS GIVE OUT 10 SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA TRACK ATHLETES

EAGLE-TRIBUNE

The Merrimack Valley Striders Annual Dinner was a night to celebrate achievers.

Not only were some of the area's top track/academic high schools each awarded $2,000 scholarships, but one of the largest running clubs in New England heard from two legends about their recent experience of running seven marathons in seven continents in seven days.

MEDFORD HIGH ALUM DAVE MCGILLIVRAY SPEAKS AT MCGLYNN

MEDFORD HIGH ALUM DAVE MCGILLIVRAY SPEAKS AT MCGLYNN

WICKED LOCAL-MEDFORD

On May 31, Medford High School alum and Race Director of the Boston Marathon Dave McGillivray spoke at the McGlynn Elementary and Middle School about his new book, “Dream Big: A Story of Courage and Determination.” McGillivray not only organizes the Boston Marathon and many other road races, but he is also a motivational speaker, having delivered over 1,900 speeches to all age groups worldwide.

MHS ALUM, DAVE MCGILLIVRAY SPEAKS AT MCGLYNN SCHOOL

MHS ALUM, DAVE MCGILLIVRAY SPEAKS AT MCGLYNN SCHOOL

MPS ADVANTAGE

Today, MHS Alum, and the Race Director of the Boston Marathon, Dave McGillivray, spoke at the McGlynn Elementary and Middle School about his new book, “Dream Big: A Story of Courage and Determination”. Dave spoke to the 5th and 6th grade classes first and then followed with the 7th and 8th grade classes. 

2ND ANNUAL EAGLE-TRIBUNE STUDENT-ATHLETE BANQUET: BOSTON MARATHON'S MCGILLIVRAY OFFERS INSPIRING WORDS

2ND ANNUAL EAGLE-TRIBUNE STUDENT-ATHLETE BANQUET: BOSTON MARATHON'S MCGILLIVRAY OFFERS INSPIRING WORDS

EAGLE-TRIBUNE

HAVERHILL, Massachusetts — Dave McGillivray has run a lot of marathons, given a lot of inspiring speeches and been the race director for numerous world-class events.

BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR AUTHORS 'DREAM BIG' WITH ABBOTT SCHOOL

BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR AUTHORS 'DREAM BIG' WITH ABBOTT SCHOOL

WICKED LOCAL WESTFORD

Westford’s Nancy Feehrer knew a great thing when she saw it. After watching Boston Marathon Director Dave McGillivray speak to Abbot students about perseverance and determination, Freehrer hatched the idea for a children’s book collaboration. The twist – the book would be written with the help of the very students who sat before McGillivray that November day, hanging on his every word.

REMEMBERING LENNY SILVIA: MODEST MAN, AMAZING RUNNER

REMEMBERING LENNY SILVIA: MODEST MAN, AMAZING RUNNER

THE HERALD NEWS
THE HERALD NEWS

Lenny Silvia took his running seriously. But not too seriously.

He was one of the few humans on the Earth who could honestly say he had finished 26 consecutive Boston Marathons. But getting him to brag about it, or even elaborate on the feat, was a chore.

CAN YOU OUTRUN A BAD DIET? EXPERTS SHARE THEIR NUTRITION ADVICE FOR RUNNERS

CAN YOU OUTRUN A BAD DIET? EXPERTS SHARE THEIR NUTRITION ADVICE FOR RUNNERS

RUNNER'S WORLD

You hit the fast food drive-through a couple times a week, and your grocery cart is regularly filled with cookies, packaged doughnuts, ice cream, chips (and dip). But you’re thin. You run—a lot—and you’re not gaining any weight, so all’s good, right? Well, not exactly. Put down the chocolate cupcake and hear us out.

WHY DAVE MCGILLIVRAY THINKS THE BOSTON MARATHON WAS HARDER THAN THE ONE HE RAN IN ANTARCTICA

WHY DAVE MCGILLIVRAY THINKS THE BOSTON MARATHON WAS HARDER THAN THE ONE HE RAN IN ANTARCTICA

BOSTON.COM

The athletes venturing from Hopkinton to Boylston Street on Monday faced conditions worse than those on the ice sheet in Novo, Antartica. That’s according to Dave McGillivray, the Boston Marathon race director, who braved both climates for 26.2 miles in the past four months and said that in the Antarctic Circle, at least it wasn’t raining.

NO MATTER WHAT, STAND BACK UP AND KEEP GOING

NO MATTER WHAT, STAND BACK UP AND KEEP GOING

MARK ALLEN COACHING

If there was ever an athletic event that could have just folded under duress and horrendous circumstances, this was one of them. On race day two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line in 2013. It was a tragedy no one will forget. Sports should be immune from politics and world events, but on that day we were all reminded that it doesn’t.