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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.

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: 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.

DRACUT'S JOSEPH MIDDLEMISS BIG HEART FOUNDATION TEAM GROWING ITS MISSION

DRACUT'S JOSEPH MIDDLEMISS BIG HEART FOUNDATION TEAM GROWING ITS MISSION

THE LOWELL SUN

DRACUT -- When Scott Middlemiss crossed the finish line with his young son Jack, it became an iconic moment of last year's Boston Marathon.