MARATHON MASTER'S BOOK FOR KIDS SHOWS YOU ARE NEVER TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

MARATHON MASTER'S BOOK FOR KIDS SHOWS YOU ARE NEVER TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

CAPE COD TIMES

Dave McGillivray, race director of the Boston Marathon and the New Balance Falmouth Road Race, has run across the United States, swam from Martha’s Vineyard to Falmouth, and done the Boston Marathon blindfolded.

WHEN IT COMES TO MARATHONS, DAVE MCGILLIVRAY IS ALL OVER THE MAP

WHEN IT COMES TO MARATHONS, DAVE MCGILLIVRAY IS ALL OVER THE MAP

THE BOSTON GLOBE

The first marathon, in Novo, Antartica, was tough. The second and the third were the same. But by the fourth and fifth, Dave McGillivray’s fatigue was fading and his legs felt firmer beneath him. And in Miami, running his seventh marathon on seven continents in seven days, he felt so good the only thing stopping the 63-year-old from going for eight was that he’d run out of continents.

THE BOSTON MARATHON BEGINNER'S GUIDE

THE BOSTON MARATHON BEGINNER'S GUIDE

MEN'S JOURNAL

The Boston Marathon is revered by locals and long-distance runners from around the world.

The historic and iconic race (Boston is the world’s oldest marathon) is often considered one of the more difficult courses. That’s why, if it’s your first Boston rodeo, it pays to be prepared.

AUDIO: IRUN RADIO – APRIL 1ST, 2018

AUDIO: IRUN RADIO – APRIL 1ST, 2018

iRun Radio

As we head into the final weeks before the Boston Marathon Mark speaks with Dave McGillivray, the race director for this iconic event. Then John Stanton shares his memories of Terry Fox as an incredible athlete along with details on an event that commemorates the anniversary of the Marathon of Hope. Plus a Yukon-based writer shares the lessons she learned after her participation in the Yukon Arctic Ultra was cut short.

BUCKLEY: STEVEN WRIGHT CASE WAS HANDLED WELL BY RED SOX, MLB

BUCKLEY: STEVEN WRIGHT CASE WAS HANDLED WELL BY RED SOX, MLB

BOSTON HERALD

And speaking of favorites, have you seen what Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray is up to? As if he doesn’t have enough on his plate, with this year’s marathon just 22 days away, McGillivray was feted at a launch party last week at Tresca in the North End as his new children’s book, “Dream Big: A Story of Courage and Determination,” was unveiled.

 

MCGILLIVRAY RACES TO NEXT VENTURE: CHILDREN'S BOOK

MCGILLIVRAY RACES TO NEXT VENTURE: CHILDREN'S BOOK

EAGLE-TRIBUNE

Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray, of North Andover, has run the marathon 45 times, directed it for 30 years and run across the country for charity.

Most recently, he ran seven marathons in seven days ... in seven continents. It was probably the most difficult and enthralling adventure of his life.

Until this one, a children's book he wrote: "Dream Big, A True Story on Courage and Determination."

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT HIS FIRST ATTEMPT AT RUNNING THE FAMOUS MARATHON

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT HIS FIRST ATTEMPT AT RUNNING THE FAMOUS MARATHON

PR NEWSWIRE

BOSTON — Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray has run the marathon 45 times, directed it for 30 years and run across the country for charity. This year, he's also written a children's book.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY WANTS KIDS TO "DREAM BIG" IN HIS FIRST CHILDREN'S BOOK

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY WANTS KIDS TO "DREAM BIG" IN HIS FIRST CHILDREN'S BOOK

RUNNER'S WORLD

Dave McGillivray has all the prerequisites of a great storyteller—a captivating narrative, a laundry list of achievements, and a truly inspiring message. Recently, the runner and race director of the Boston Marathon has combined these elements in writing his first children’s book, Dream Big ($16.95, amazon.com).

AUDIO: THE BIBRAVE PODCAST EP 82 - PREVENTING THE FIRE

AUDIO: THE BIBRAVE PODCAST EP 82 - PREVENTING THE FIRE

BIBRAVE

This week Tim and Jess go behind the scenes of race operations with Matt West – Senior Vice President of Operations for DMSE. Matt has worked in race ops for years and manages this little race called the Boston Marathon. He is also the director for the Antarctica Marathon (penguins and seals and icebergs, oh my!).

1200 RACES AND 9 IRONMANS. 'RUNNING IS MY LIFE'

1200 RACES AND 9 IRONMANS. 'RUNNING IS MY LIFE'

I AM LIVING IT

Ever wondered what life would be if running was your passion and your profession! Meet Dave McGillivray who feels, running never changed his life, because it is his life. Dave is the owner and founder of DMSE Sports, Inc. in Boston and also severed as the Race Director of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon for several occasions. In 2015, he was named one of the 50 Most Influential People in Running by Runner’s World – tied for 6th place. McGillivray has logged more than 150,000 miles, most for charity, raising millions for worthy causes.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY: RUNNING THE WORLD IN 7 DAYS

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY: RUNNING THE WORLD IN 7 DAYS

RACE RAVES

Dave McGillivray doesn’t spend much time in his comfort zone.

McGillivray, the Race Director of the Boston Marathon and Founder/CEO of DMSE Sports, has a long and impressive résumé in the sport of running. His accomplishments include 45 consecutive Boston Marathons (including a 3:14 finish while blindfolded in 1982), nine Hawaii IRONMAN triathlons and a cross-country run of 3,452 miles to raise money for cancer care and research.

NORTH ANDOVER'S MCGILLIVRAY RUNS SEVEN MARATHONS ON SEVEN CONTINENTS - IN SEVEN DAYS

NORTH ANDOVER'S MCGILLIVRAY RUNS SEVEN MARATHONS ON SEVEN CONTINENTS - IN SEVEN DAYS

WICKED LOCAL NORTH ANDOVER | WICKED LOCAL MEDFORD

Antarctica is very lovely this time of year.

Well, compared to Antarctica the rest of the year. After all, it’s summer there.

A week ago, North Andover resident and Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray, 63, was on the least populous continent doing the least Antarctica thing one can think of – running a marathon.