THE EAGLE TRIBUNE
Boston Marathon race director, Dave McGillivray and co-author Nan Feehrer will host a party honoring their new picture book, "Running Across America: A True Story of Dreams, Determination, and Heading for Home."
In August 1978 at historic Fenway Park, McGillivray completed the 3,452-mile, 80-day run across America to benefit the Jimmy Fund. His new picture book, tells the true story of that journey.
The book launch will be held at Fenway on the Sam Adams Roof Deck overlooking the park.
Tickets cost $25, which include an autographed, first edition of the book, Sam Adams Beer and Barefoot Wines, Fenway food including Fenway Franks, a gift bag for each guest, access to the grandstands to view the park and the running races being held that night (McGillivray runs from 5-6 p.m., almost 41 years to the day when he finished his cross-country run.
Optional, private, complimentary Fenway Park tours (5:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m. "Monster Tour" and again at 7:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.
Donations go to the Jimmy Fund and the Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation.