THE NEW YORK TIMES
A children’s book tells the true story of running 3,452 miles across the country as inspiration for finding a path to achieving your goals.
Over 1,200 runners participated in the 2nd Annual MR8K: A Run for Gratitude at the Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton on Labor Day morning. The race, a signature event organized by the Martin Richard Foundation, is held every year in honor of Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
With the memorials on Boylston Street to mark the Boston Marathon bombing completed and Martin’s Park open, the Richard family tells me it’s time.
BILL BRETT BOSTON
A steady stream of well-wishers made their way to Fenway Park the other night to celebrate the release of Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray’s new book, “Running Across America.” The children’s book tells young readers (and others, too) about perseverance, something McGillivray lived on his historic run. (All photos by Bill Brett)
WBZ CBS BOSTON | YAHOO NEWS
A marathon inside Fenway park Monday was not just about a race — it served as the backdrop for a book launch and the next chapter in one man’s extraordinary career.
Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray’s new book is renewing an inspiring challenge for young readers.
GLOBAL SPORT MATTERS
Markelle Taylor finished the 2019 Boston Marathon in 3 hours, 3 minutes, 52 seconds, blistering fast for a 46-year-old man who did all of his training on a quarter-mile track of asphalt, gravel and dirt with six 90-degree turns. Weeks before, on March 2, 2019, Taylor was released on parole from San Quentin State Prison in California after serving 17 years and 7 months after being found guilty of second-degree murder.
CAPE COD HEALTH NEWS
Dave McGillivray is a man of many hats and accomplishments; a businessman, an athlete, an author, a motivational speaker and a philanthropist. His event management company, Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises, annually organizes more than 30 road races and charitable walks around the country, and he is the longtime director of the Boston Marathon and the New Balance Falmouth Road Race. Cape Cod Healthcare is the official medical care provider for the road race.
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Dave McGillivray has a lot of energy: He has completed 156 marathons, including 47 Boston Marathons in a row and the World Marathon Challenge in 2018, which involves running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. He’s done the Ironman Triathlon World Championship nine times, twice run across the country, and has devoted many thousands of miles of running for charities, including the Jimmy Fund, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Massachusetts Special Olympics.