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BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY RELEASES CHILDREN'S BOOK

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY RELEASES CHILDREN'S BOOK

BILL BRETT BOSTON

A steady stream of well-wishers made their way to Fenway Park the other night to celebrate the release of Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray’s new book, “Running Across America.” The children’s book tells young readers (and others, too) about perseverance, something McGillivray lived on his historic run. (All photos by Bill Brett)

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY'S NEW BOOK IS AN INSPIRING CHALLENGE FOR YOUNG READERS

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY'S NEW BOOK IS AN INSPIRING CHALLENGE FOR YOUNG READERS

MY BEST RUNS

A marathon inside Fenway park Monday was not just about a race — it served as the backdrop for a book launch and the next chapter in one man’s extraordinary career.

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES NEW BOOK TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT PERSEVERANCE

VIDEO: BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR WRITES NEW BOOK TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT PERSEVERANCE

WBZ CBS BOSTON | YAHOO NEWS

A marathon inside Fenway park Monday was not just about a race — it served as the backdrop for a book launch and the next chapter in one man’s extraordinary career.

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray’s new book is renewing an inspiring challenge for young readers.

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: MCGILLIVRAY PICTURE BOOK

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: MCGILLIVRAY PICTURE BOOK

THE EAGLE TRIBUNE

Boston Marathon race director, Dave McGillivray and co-author Nan Feehrer will host a party honoring their new picture book, "Running Across America: A True Story of Dreams, Determination, and Heading for Home."

FREEDOM RUN: SPORT PROGRAMS IN PRISON AIM TO END RECIDIVISM

FREEDOM RUN: SPORT PROGRAMS IN PRISON AIM TO END RECIDIVISM

GLOBAL SPORT MATTERS

Markelle Taylor finished the 2019 Boston Marathon in 3 hours, 3 minutes, 52 seconds, blistering fast for a 46-year-old man who did all of his training on a quarter-mile track of asphalt, gravel and dirt with six 90-degree turns. Weeks before, on March 2, 2019, Taylor was released on parole from San Quentin State Prison in California after serving 17 years and 7 months after being found guilty of second-degree murder. 

JUST BECAUSE YOUR'E FIT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE HEALTHY

JUST BECAUSE YOUR'E FIT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE HEALTHY

CAPE COD HEALTH NEWS

Dave McGillivray is a man of many hats and accomplishments; a businessman, an athlete, an author, a motivational speaker and a philanthropist. His event management company, Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises, annually organizes more than 30 road races and charitable walks around the country, and he is the longtime director of the Boston Marathon and the New Balance Falmouth Road Race. Cape Cod Healthcare is the official medical care provider for the road race.

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 TO GIVE COMMENCEMENT SPEECH TO THE 2019 CLASS OF HIS ALMA MATER

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY TO GIVE COMMENCEMENT SPEECH TO THE 2019 CLASS OF HIS ALMA MATER

RUNNING USA

MEDFORD, MA – Renowned race director and endurance athlete Dave McGillivray will give the commencement speech to the 2019 graduating class at his alma mater, Medford High School. McGillivray graduated from Medford High School in 1972 and gave the valedictory address to his graduating class.

RUNNERS FIGHT THROUGH HEART DISEASE TO GET TO STARTING LINE

RUNNERS FIGHT THROUGH HEART DISEASE TO GET TO STARTING LINE

THE BUFFALO NEWS

Dave McGillivray understands about life-changing health events.

The race director of the Boston Marathon, who has completed 156 marathons, including 47 consecutive Boston Marathons, has been through his own heart-related health issues.

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: NECC BASEBALL ADVANCES, PLAYS IN WORCESTER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

SPORTS IN A MINUTE: NECC BASEBALL ADVANCES, PLAYS IN WORCESTER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

THE EAGLE TRIBUNE

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray, of North Andover, is returning to his old stomping grounds, Medford High, to give the commencement.

KOH'S MARATHON ADVENTURE STARTED AFTER MEETING GIRL

KOH'S MARATHON ADVENTURE STARTED AFTER MEETING GIRL

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN

North Andover’s Dave McGillivray, who not only runs the Boston Marathon, but he “runs” the entire operation as the race director, had another banner day.

He always works the race until around 3:30 p.m. and then heads out to Hopkinton with several friends and family and runs the race, his 47th straight start and finish.

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.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY, VIP AT BLOSSOMS AT THE BEEBE, APRIL 27TH

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY, VIP AT BLOSSOMS AT THE BEEBE, APRIL 27TH

DAILY TIMES CHRONICLE

Dave McGillivray, author, athlete, motivational speaker and philanthropist will be the featured VIP at the 12th annual Blossoms at the Beebe, an event to benefit the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library and the Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce.

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.

SIX MONTHS AGO DAVE MCGILLIVRAY HAD TRIPLE BYPASS SURGERY. HE COMPLETED HIS 47TH BOSTON MARATHON ON MONDAY

SIX MONTHS AGO DAVE MCGILLIVRAY HAD TRIPLE BYPASS SURGERY.  HE COMPLETED HIS 47TH BOSTON MARATHON ON MONDAY

BOSTON.COM

It has become tradition that each year after Dave McGillivray completes his duties as race director for the Boston Marathon, he makes the trek back out to Hopkinton from the finish line to run the race himself.

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: 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.