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VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES NEW BOOK TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT PERSEVERANCE

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES NEW BOOK TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT PERSEVERANCE

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.

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: MCGILLIVRAY PICTURE BOOK

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: MCGILLIVRAY PICTURE BOOK

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."

FREEDOM RUN: SPORT PROGRAMS IN PRISON AIM TO END RECIDIVISM

FREEDOM RUN: SPORT PROGRAMS IN PRISON AIM TO END RECIDIVISM

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. 

JUST BECAUSE YOUR'E FIT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE HEALTHY

JUST BECAUSE YOUR'E FIT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE HEALTHY

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.

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES SECOND PICTURE BOOK TO BENEFIT CHILDREN'S CHARITIES

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES SECOND PICTURE BOOK TO BENEFIT CHILDREN'S CHARITIES

RUNNING USA

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.

TEDY BRUSCHI THANKS BOSTON MARATHON START TEAM; CALLS RACE 'BRUTAL'

TEDY BRUSCHI THANKS BOSTON MARATHON START TEAM; CALLS RACE 'BRUTAL'

THE METROWEST DAILY NEWS

HOPKINTON — Former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, who ran the Boston Marathon this year for his charity, Tedy’s Team, returned to the start Thursday night to thank volunteers for the work they put into making the race possible.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY TO GIVE COMMENCEMENT SPEECH TO THE 2019 CLASS OF HIS ALMA MATER

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY TO GIVE COMMENCEMENT SPEECH TO THE 2019 CLASS OF HIS ALMA MATER

RUNNING USA

MEDFORD, MA – Renowned race director and endurance athlete Dave McGillivray will give the commencement speech to the 2019 graduating class at his alma mater, Medford High School. McGillivray graduated from Medford High School in 1972 and gave the valedictory address to his graduating class.

RUNNERS FIGHT THROUGH HEART DISEASE TO GET TO STARTING LINE

RUNNERS FIGHT THROUGH HEART DISEASE TO GET TO STARTING LINE

THE BUFFALO NEWS

Dave McGillivray understands about life-changing health events.

The race director of the Boston Marathon, who has completed 156 marathons, including 47 consecutive Boston Marathons, has been through his own heart-related health issues.

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: NECC BASEBALL ADVANCES, PLAYS IN WORCESTER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: NECC BASEBALL ADVANCES, PLAYS IN WORCESTER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

THE EAGLE TRIBUNE

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray, of North Andover, is returning to his old stomping grounds, Medford High, to give the commencement.

KOH'S MARATHON ADVENTURE STARTED AFTER MEETING GIRL

KOH'S MARATHON ADVENTURE STARTED AFTER MEETING GIRL

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN

North Andover’s Dave McGillivray, who not only runs the Boston Marathon, but he “runs” the entire operation as the race director, had another banner day.

He always works the race until around 3:30 p.m. and then heads out to Hopkinton with several friends and family and runs the race, his 47th straight start and finish.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY COMPLETES HIS 47TH CONSECUTIVE B.A.A. BOSTON MARATHON AFTER HAVING OPEN-HEART, TRIPLE-BYPASS SURGERY ONLY SIX MONTHS AGO

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY COMPLETES HIS 47TH CONSECUTIVE B.A.A. BOSTON MARATHON AFTER HAVING OPEN-HEART, TRIPLE-BYPASS SURGERY ONLY SIX MONTHS AGO

RUNNING USA

BOSTON — Renowned race director and endurance athlete Dave McGillivray finished his 47th consecutive B.A.A. Boston Marathon at 9:45pm after having open-heart, triple bypass surgery only six months ago.

McGillivray was joined by 15 other running friends, including eight who ran the 2018 World Marathon Challenge with him.

VIDEO: DAVE MCGILLIVRAY FINISHES BOSTON MARATHON JUST 6 MONTHS AFTER OPEN HEART SURGERY

VIDEO: DAVE MCGILLIVRAY FINISHES BOSTON MARATHON JUST 6 MONTHS AFTER  OPEN HEART SURGERY

RUNNER’S WORLD

Dave McGillivray has been associated with the Boston Marathon for three quarters of his life, from an 18-year-old participant to his current position as race director. The latter is a role that, for the last 32 years, has required him to run the race hours after the winners, such as Lawrence Cherono and Worknesh Degefa, break the tape on Boylston Street.

VIDEO: MCGILLIVRAY PLANS TO RUN MARATHON 5 MONTHS AFTER HEART SURGERY

VIDEO: MCGILLIVRAY PLANS TO RUN MARATHON 5 MONTHS AFTER  HEART SURGERY

WCVB

BOSTON — Dave McGillivray, race director of the Boston Marathon, plans to run his 47th consecutive Boston Marathon just five months after he underwent major heart surgery.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY: HEART DISEASE Q&A

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY: HEART DISEASE Q&A

ROAD RUNNERS CLUB OF AMERICA

Dave McGillivray is one of America’s most honored and respected runners. No flash-in-the-pan success story, he dropped out of his first Boston Marathon as a teenager. But he has since finished 46 in a row, emulating an early hero--”Old John” A. Kelley, who completed 58 Bostons in his illustrious running career.

BUSINESS SUMMIT: YOU DON'T NEED A SUPER BOWL TO DRAW SPORTS TOURISTS

BUSINESS SUMMIT: YOU DON'T NEED A SUPER BOWL TO DRAW SPORTS TOURISTS

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES

PEABODY — Sports tourism could draw thousands of visitors to the North Shore, but that does not mean pros have to be in the game to score an economic lift, members of the tourist industry were told at a Friday summit.

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR UNDERGOES THIRD HEART PROCEDURE IN 5 YEARS

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR UNDERGOES THIRD HEART PROCEDURE IN 5 YEARS

RUNNER'S WORLD

While we tend to obsess over preventing injuries and maintaining strong bones and muscles, most runners don’t pay much mind to their heart health. After all, a solid amount of physical activity is a known preventive tool for keeping your ticker in top shape.

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY HAS A HEART CONDITION

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY HAS A HEART CONDITION

BOSTON HERALD

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray was at home resting last night after undergoing his third angiogram in the past five years earlier in the day at Mass. General Hospital.