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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: 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.

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.