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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.

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.

FENWAY PARK TO HOST MARATHON IN SEPTEMBER

FENWAY PARK TO HOST MARATHON IN SEPTEMBER

FANRAG SPORTS NETWORK

Odds are, you’ve heard of the Boston Marathon, which takes place outside of Fenway Park and around the city of Boston. Now, what if they ran a marathon, but put it inside of Fenway Park? Come Sept. 15, we’re about to find out.

MARATHONERS WHO WERE AFFECTED BY HEAT ARE ALL DOING WELL

MARATHONERS WHO WERE AFFECTED BY HEAT ARE ALL DOING WELL

THE BOSTON GLOBE

Despite summery conditions that exacted a higher toll on the competitors who ran the bulk of the race during the afternoon, more than 97 percent (26,411) of the 27,211 starters completed Monday’s 121st Boston Marathon.

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY ON 30 YEARS OF ORGANIZING THE RACE

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY ON 30 YEARS OF ORGANIZING THE RACE

CBS BOSTON | MSN

McGillivray has organized the race for 30 years — and runs the whole course each year after the race is finished. WBZ-TV's Chris McKinnon and Kate Merrill report.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY READIES THE CELEBRITY MILE ROAD RACE

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY READIES THE CELEBRITY MILE ROAD RACE

THE BOSTON GLOBE

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray has been busy organizing the Celebrity Mile, a star-studded road race that will take place in North Andover on July 16.

GET TO KNOW A RACE DIRECTOR: ETHOS' DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

GET TO KNOW A RACE DIRECTOR: ETHOS' DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

LAVA MAGAZINE

This May, multisport will return to Temecula’s Vail Lake Resort—a privately-owned ranch about 50 miles east of San Diego—which used to host an XTERRA race a few years back. Ethos, one of the newest events companies on the scene, has two weekend-long endurance festivals planned for late May and late September, each accompanied by live music and a unique blend of endurance challenges.

10 NEW ENGLAND ROAD RACES

10 NEW ENGLAND ROAD RACES

THE BOSTON GLOBE

The Boston Marathon is a great motivator. As roughly 27,000 runners cross the finish line April 16, thousands on the sidelines will be inspired. Maybe a marathon goes on the bucket list, but a shorter race may seem a more realistic first step. New England boasts a calendar packed with spring, summer, and fall road races of all distances.

VIDEO: RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY DISCUSSES THE START OF THE 2011 BOSTON MARATHON

VIDEO: RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY DISCUSSES THE START OF THE 2011 BOSTON MARATHON

THE BOSTON MARATHON

Race Director Dave McGillivray outlines the start, corral system, and implementation of the third wave at the 2011 Boston Marathon.