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THERE ARE ABOUT 117 VEHICLES THAT ESCORT RUNNERS IN THE BOSTON MARATHON. MEET THE MAN WHO DIRECTS THEM ALL

THERE ARE ABOUT 117 VEHICLES THAT ESCORT RUNNERS IN THE BOSTON MARATHON. MEET THE MAN WHO DIRECTS THEM ALL

BOSTON.COM

Thousands of people from around the world run the Boston Marathon each year.

But race director Dave McGillivray estimates there’s only a handful of people for whom the race course is as familiar as the back of their hands.

FAMILY OF BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING VICTIM SUPPORTS ROAD RACE TO HONOR FIRST RESPONDERS

FAMILY OF BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING VICTIM SUPPORTS ROAD RACE TO HONOR FIRST RESPONDERS

THE BOSTON MARATHON

The family of Martin Richard will spend Labor Day saying thank you.

RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY RUNS HIS 46TH STRAIGHT BOSTON MARATHON

RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY RUNS HIS 46TH STRAIGHT BOSTON MARATHON

LETS RUN

BOSTON – Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray ran his 46th Boston Marathon last night, shortly after completing his duties directing the world’s most famous road race.

[DMSE CLASSIC] CELEBRITY MILE

[DMSE CLASSIC] CELEBRITY MILE

BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL

Photo caption: More than 35 Boston media and sports celebrities participated in the DMSE Sports Classic Celebrity Mile sponsored by Fuddruckers at Merrimack College recently. Funds raised from the weekend-long event supported a dozen local charities. Pictured, from left: Dave McGillivray, founder, DMSE Sports Classic; Brigid Geoffrion Scannell of Fuddruckers; Lisa Hughes, anchor, WBZ-TV; and Haley Jane Davies of Fuddruckers.

HYPER MILING AT MERRIMACK

HYPER MILING AT MERRIMACK

THE EAGLE-TRIBUNE

The second annual DMSE Sports Classic was held Saturday with runners able to participate in a 5-K, or a 10-K, or a half-marathon on Sunday. 

DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC CELEBRITY MILE

DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC CELEBRITY MILE

THE EAGLE-TRIBUNE

Local celebrities from all over the greater Boston area competed in the DMSE Sports Classic Celebrity Mile at Merrimack College on Saturday. 

ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET, GO TO MERRIMACK THIS WEEKEND

ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET, GO TO MERRIMACK THIS WEEKEND

MERRIMACK COLLEGE OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

Merrimack’s own Dave McGillivray ’76 will host the second annual DMSE Sports Classic this weekend, bringing together runners of all levels and ages for two days of competition and festivities on campus.

SPONSORS AND MEDIA SUPPORT 2017 DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC PRESENTED BY AETNA

SPONSORS AND MEDIA SUPPORT 2017 DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC PRESENTED BY AETNA

RUNNING USA | ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE | CITIBIZLIST

The 2017 edition of the DMSE Sports Classic presented by Aetna and its popular “Celebrity Mile” exhibition race are receiving strong support from local and national sponsors in addition to having commitments from a virtual “Who’s Who” of the Greater Boston-area media who will cover and participate in the weekend events, scheduled for July 22-23, 2017. Runners can visit www.dmseclassic.com to secure more info on the weekend.

TAKING OWNERSHIP: MCGILLIVRAY, A MERRIMACK ALUM, TAKES OVER TWO-DAY RUNNING EVENT AT HIS ALMA MATER

TAKING OWNERSHIP: MCGILLIVRAY, A MERRIMACK ALUM, TAKES OVER TWO-DAY RUNNING EVENT AT HIS ALMA MATER

THE EAGLE-TRIBUNE | THE ANDOVER TOWNSMAN

Last summer’s Runner’s World Classic at Merrimack College was a huge success. At least, that’s what long-time race director Dave McGillivray surmised after seeing thousands of people out for the inaugural three-day event, which included Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman running his first-ever road race, The Celebrity Mile.

“CELEBRITY MILE” TO HEADLINE 2017 DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC HALF MARATHON, 10K, 5K EVENTS ON JULY 22-23

“CELEBRITY MILE” TO HEADLINE 2017 DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC HALF MARATHON, 10K, 5K EVENTS ON JULY 22-23

ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE

What do a NASA astronaut, a Boston Police Commissioner, a singing State Trooper, a 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Gold Medal winning ice hockey player, and a champion long-distance swimmer have in common?

AUDIO: DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

AUDIO: DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

THE FORWARD | RUNNING MAGAZINE

Dave McGillivray is the founder of DMSE. He has served as the Race Director of the Boston Marathon since the 1980’s. He has run the Boston race every year since 1973. Many of those runs start after his official duties as Director end for the day. Dave and Lance caught up in Boston to talk about his career in endurance events, his personal health scare, running a sub 2-hour marathon and how the Boston bombing impacted his duties and family. 

DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC RETURNS TO MERRIMACK JULY 22-23

DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC RETURNS TO MERRIMACK JULY 22-23

THE MACK REPORT

Spearheaded by alum and road race director Dave McGillivray ’76, Merrimack College will play host to the second annual DMSE Sports Classic (formerly known as the Runner’s World Classic) in July, bringing together runners of all levels and ages for a weekend’s worth of festivities on campus.

MARATHON BOMBING SURVIVORS BAUMAN, HASLET TO HEADLINE ‘CELEBRITY MILE’ ON JULY 22

 MARATHON BOMBING SURVIVORS BAUMAN, HASLET TO HEADLINE ‘CELEBRITY MILE’ ON JULY 22

WICKED LOCAL - NORTH ANDOVER

The inspirational story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman and his continued support by the Greater Boston running community will be on display when DMSE Sports stages its second “Celebrity Mile” on July 22, as part of the DMSE Classic events.

INSIDE THE MIND OF BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

INSIDE THE MIND OF BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

THE BOSTON GLOBE

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray, 62, has run more than 150,000 miles and 145 marathons, including the last 44 Boston Marathons.

FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

THE BOSTON GLOBE

He has run 144 marathons, logged 150,000 miles in running shoes, and has competed in nine Ironman triathlons. At 62, Dave McGillivray also has been race director of the Boston Marathon for 29 years and is owner of DMSE Sports Inc., a firm that manages sports events and charity races across the country, from the Falmouth Road Race to the Walk for Hunger.