world marathon challenge

WHEN IT COMES TO MARATHONS, DAVE MCGILLIVRAY IS ALL OVER THE MAP

WHEN IT COMES TO MARATHONS, DAVE MCGILLIVRAY IS ALL OVER THE MAP

THE BOSTON GLOBE

The first marathon, in Novo, Antartica, was tough. The second and the third were the same. But by the fourth and fifth, Dave McGillivray’s fatigue was fading and his legs felt firmer beneath him. And in Miami, running his seventh marathon on seven continents in seven days, he felt so good the only thing stopping the 63-year-old from going for eight was that he’d run out of continents.

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR, BELMONT MOM FINISH 7 MARATHONS ON 7 CONTINENTS IN 7 DAYS

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON DIRECTOR, BELMONT MOM FINISH 7 MARATHONS ON 7 CONTINENTS IN 7 DAYS

WBZ-TV

B.A.A. Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray and Belmont mom Becca Pizzi just completed seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Pizzi is the first two-time winner of the World Marathon Challenge.

CHEERS AND JEERS FOR RECENT NEWSMAKERS

CHEERS AND JEERS FOR RECENT NEWSMAKERS

THE EAGLE-TRIBUNE

A hearty CHEERS to North Andover’s Dave McGillivray, who is scheduled to run the streets of Miami today in his seventh marathon on the seventh continent in as many days. That’s a total of 183 miles and some 700 yards — even more than the Athenian messenger Pheidippides is said to have run in his various treks during the Battle of Marathon in 490 BC, the effort that inspired the modern, 26.2-mile race.

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR TO RUN SEVEN MARATHONS IN SEVEN DAYS ON ALL SEVEN CONTINENTS

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR TO RUN SEVEN MARATHONS IN SEVEN DAYS ON ALL SEVEN CONTINENTS

WHDH CHANNEL 7

The Boston Marathon Race Director, Dave McGillivray, has announced that while the Patriots are preparing for the Super Bowl match-up against the Eagles, he will be running a marathon on each day of the week, on all seven continents.

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS DAVE MCGILLIVRAY? STILL ON TARGET IN WORLD MARATHON CHALLENGE

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS DAVE MCGILLIVRAY? STILL ON TARGET IN WORLD MARATHON CHALLENGE

RUNNING USA

Dave McGillivray, race director of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon and owner of DMSE Sports, is headed to Dubai, having just completed the third leg of the World Marathon Challenge in Perth, Australia – still on target to complete seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.

MEET 3 ATHLETES RUNNING IN THE 2018 WORLD MARATHON CHALLENGE

MEET 3 ATHLETES RUNNING IN THE 2018 WORLD MARATHON CHALLENGE

WOMEN'S RUNNING

Imagine completing seven consecutive marathons, one per day, for an entire week. Now imagine that each of those marathons is on a different continent. Between races, you must sleep and recover onboard airplanes and fuel and hydrate in airports.