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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.

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

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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.

OUT OF THE BOX AND INTO THE BALLPARK

OUT OF THE BOX AND INTO THE BALLPARK

​​​​​​​RUNNING USA

Already well known for producing great races in iconic places, DMSE Sports is setting up to hit a home run – or maybe score a touchdown – with its latest expansion effort in the endurance space.

What started as a quirky idea by the company’s namesake and founder, Dave McGillivray, is now an effort to create a nationwide series of marathons inside the country’s Major League Baseball ballparks and potentially National Football League stadiums as well.

RUN AN AWESOME MARATHON IN THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS STADIUM

RUN AN AWESOME MARATHON IN THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS STADIUM

RUNNING WITH MILES

Ready for an awesome marathon? How about running your next 26.2 mile race inside Gillette Stadium, home to the New England Patriots? This is the first marathon of its kind and you can find out about it here! This could be a great experience for any football fan for sure!

GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST CHARITY MARATHON

GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST CHARITY MARATHON

THE STADIUM BUSINESS

Gillette Stadium, home of NFL American football team the New England Patriots, will stage a charity marathon later this year, it has been announced.

PATRIOTS TO HOST MARATHON INSIDE HOME STADIUM

PATRIOTS TO HOST MARATHON INSIDE HOME STADIUM

RUNNER'S WORLD

Football fans across the country now have yet another reason to be jealous of the New England Patriots.

Gillette Stadium, home of the five-time Super Bowl champions, will host its first marathon on September 28. The race is being billed as the only Boston Marathon qualifier ever run entirely in an NFL stadium.

GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST MARATHON

GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST MARATHON

WICKED LOCAL - FRANKLIN

On Sept. 28, 100 runners will run 26.2 miles around the home turf of the New England Patriots to raise money for homeless shelters throughout the region. Participants will run more than 100 laps on the warning track surrounding the turf.

GILLETTE STADIUM WILL HOST 26.2-MILE MARATHON, ONLY BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIER RUN ENTIRELY IN NFL STADIUM

GILLETTE STADIUM WILL HOST 26.2-MILE MARATHON, ONLY BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIER RUN ENTIRELY IN NFL STADIUM

MASS LIVE

If you like running marathons and watching the New England Patriots, this is the event for you.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST SEPTEMBER MARATHON

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST SEPTEMBER MARATHON

THE METROWEST DAILY NEWS

More than 100 runners will circle the home turf of the New England Patriots for 26.2 miles this fall to raise money for homeless shelters throughout the region.

GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST ITS FIRST 26.2-MILE MARATHON CIRCLING THE GAME FIELD THIS FALL

GILLETTE STADIUM TO HOST ITS FIRST 26.2-MILE MARATHON CIRCLING THE GAME FIELD THIS FALL

THE PATRIOT LEDGER

On Friday, Sept. 28, 100 runners will run 26.2 miles around the home turf of the New England Patriots to raise money for homeless shelters throughout the region. Participants will run more than 100 laps on the warning track surrounding the turf. The course is USA Track & Field (USATF) certified and the only Boston Marathon qualifier run entirely in an NFL stadium.

BELMONT'S BECCA PIZZI HOPES TO MAKE HISTORY AGAIN

BELMONT'S BECCA PIZZI HOPES TO MAKE HISTORY AGAIN

WICKED LOCAL BELMONT

Becca Pizzi made history in 2016 as the first female American to compete and win the World Marathon Challenge, seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. She instantly became a celebrity in her Belmont hometown, an inspiration to many young girls like her own 10-year-old daughter, Taylor, that you can do anything you put your mind to.

HYDE: SEVEN MARATHONS, SEVEN CONTINENTS, SEVEN DAYS — WHY NOT? | COMMENTARY

HYDE: SEVEN MARATHONS, SEVEN CONTINENTS, SEVEN DAYS — WHY NOT? | COMMENTARY

SUN SENTINEL

David Samson’s first call with the idea was to his best friend since seventh grade, who does something athletic each year to defy his Parkinson’s disease. The friend, Bret Parker, had the proper reaction.

MEET THE FENWAY PARK MARATHON'S FIRST FEMALE FINISHER

MEET THE FENWAY PARK MARATHON'S FIRST FEMALE FINISHER

WOMEN'S RUNNING

Frances Klimczak grew up rooting for the Boston Red Sox. Now, she’s the top female finisher on the first-ever marathon held at Fenway Park.

THE OTHER BOSTON MARATHON: AROUND FENWAY—116 TIMES!

THE OTHER BOSTON MARATHON: AROUND FENWAY—116 TIMES!

RUNNER'S WORLD

On Friday, September 15, the Boston Red Sox visited the Tampa Bay Rays, coming out on top after playing what would be considered a marathon for baseball players: a 15-inning, six-hour game that the Sox won 13-6. Meanwhile, back at their home field of Fenway Park, another, more traditional marathon was playing out.

MARATHON TO BE HELD INSIDE FENWAY PARK FOR FIRST TIME EVER

MARATHON TO BE HELD INSIDE FENWAY PARK FOR FIRST TIME EVER

MASS LIVE

The closest Dave McGillivray came to running a marathon inside Fenway Park was during a 1978 continental U.S. race where he crossed the finish line inside the home of the Boston Red Sox. 

A MARATHON LIKE NO OTHER — TO BE RUN INSIDE FENWAY PARK

A MARATHON LIKE NO OTHER — TO BE RUN INSIDE FENWAY PARK

THE BOSTON GLOBE

Over its 105-year history, Fenway Park has seen a bevy of sporting events other than baseball take place in the shadow of the Green Monster. Hockey and football games, soccer and Irish hurling matches, even a skiing and snowboarding event have been held at the park.