Merrimack College officially inducted the newest members of the Merrimack Athletics Hall of Fame, as 11 representatives from the Class of 2017 were enshrined as part of a special ceremony on campus.
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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.
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Nate Martin of Jackson, Missouri, ran at a pace of 5:56 per mile to win the 2017 DMSE Sports Classic half-marathon with a time of 1:17:37, highlighting a weekend full of running and family-friendly events held annually at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts. Aside from the official competitive races, the popular “Celebrity Mile” was staged on July 22 and Henry Richard, representing the Martin Richard Foundation, won the race by running it in 6:01.
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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.
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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.
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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.