heart health

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.

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.

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.

AUDIO: BOSTON HERALD RADIO—HEALTHY HUB EPISODE 2

AUDIO: BOSTON HERALD RADIO—HEALTHY HUB EPISODE 2

BOSTON HERALD RADIO

Boston Herald Radio's "Healthy Hub" podcast w/ Rick Sobey. This week, Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray joins to talk Boston Marathon, his 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents & much more.

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.

AUDIO: STAGE 5 REINTEGRATION. DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

AUDIO: STAGE 5 REINTEGRATION. DAVE MCGILLIVRAY

SLIVER OF HOPE PODCAST

This week on “A Sliver of Hope,” Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn will speak with Dave McGillivray, a U.S. based road race director, philanthropist, author, and accomplished athlete who underwent triple bypass surgery in October 2018. He is now focused on recovery and reaching his goal of running the Boston Marathon in April 2019.

DOCTORS’ LONG-RUNNING ADVICE: GET CHECKED BEFORE A MARATHON

DOCTORS’ LONG-RUNNING ADVICE: GET CHECKED BEFORE A MARATHON

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BOSTON — It was the death heard ‘round the running world.

In July 1984, acclaimed author and running guru Jim Fixx died of a heart attack while trotting along a country road in Vermont. Overnight, a nascent global movement of asphalt athletes got a gut check: Just because you run marathons doesn’t mean you’re safe from heart problems.

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY INSPIRED TO RUN BY FELLOW HEART WARRIOR JACK MIDDLEMISS

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY INSPIRED TO RUN BY FELLOW HEART WARRIOR JACK MIDDLEMISS

WBZ CBS BOSTON

The heart and soul of the Boston Marathon are the people who run, cheer and volunteer. Race director Dave McGillivray has run Boston 46 times. But this year is different. It’s his first marathon after major surgery. And he’s dedicating it to a special five year-old. Jack Middlemiss is a non-stop inspiration for McGillivray.

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.

FORMER DEMAR SPEAKER MCGILLIVRAY TO RUN 47TH STRAIGHT BOSTON MARATHON SIX MONTHS AFTER OPEN-HEART SURGERY

FORMER DEMAR SPEAKER MCGILLIVRAY TO RUN 47TH STRAIGHT BOSTON MARATHON SIX MONTHS AFTER OPEN-HEART SURGERY

SENTINEL SOURCE

BOSTON — Renowned endurance athlete Dave McGillivray will attempt to run the 123rd B.A.A. Boston Marathon just six months after undergoing open-heart, triple-bypass surgery Oct. 12.

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

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

RUNNING USA | BENZINGA | CISION

BOSTON – Renowned race director and endurance athlete Dave McGillivray will attempt to run the 123rd B.A.A. Boston Marathon just six months after undergoing open-heart, triple-bypass surgery on October 12, 2018. This will be McGillivray’s 47th consecutive running of the world-famous marathon, of which he is race director. McGillivray will make his attempt after completing his official race day duties.

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.

WHY RUNNERS CAN'T EAT WHATEVER THEY WANT

WHY RUNNERS CAN'T EAT WHATEVER THEY WANT

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Studies show there are heart risks to devil-may-care diets — no matter how much you run.

LONGTIME MARATHON DIRECTOR FACES SECURITY, HEALTH TESTS

LONGTIME MARATHON DIRECTOR FACES SECURITY, HEALTH TESTS

THE BOSTON GLOBE

Dave McGillivray has five kids of his own, ranging in age from 23-year-old Ryan to 4-year-old Chloe, enough to keep any father busy. But each spring, as longtime director of the Boston Marathon, McGillivray finds that his horde grows to thousands.

BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR ON INTERNET RADIO WEDNESDAY NIGHT

BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR ON INTERNET RADIO WEDNESDAY NIGHT

RUNNER’S WORLD

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray and Boston-based exercise cardiologist Aaron Baggish, M.D., will discuss the difference between being fit and being healthy tonight on WBZ News Radio 1030’s “NightSide” show. The show begins at 9 p.m. Eastern, lasts for an hour, and streams live here.

BOSTON MARATHON'S MCGILLIVRAY FIGHTS HEART DISEASE

BOSTON MARATHON'S MCGILLIVRAY FIGHTS HEART DISEASE

COMPETITOR.COM

Dave McGillivray is perhaps best known as the race director of the Boston Marathon, a post he has held in one form or another since 1988. Each year, Dave runs the marathon . . . and then runs the marathon. Having spent most of the day attending to every last detail, he heads back out to Hopkinton and runs the 26.2 miles to Copley Square.