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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.

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.

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.

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.

FORMER DEMAR SPEAKER MCGILLIVRAY TO RUN 47TH STRAIGHT BOSTON MARATHON SIX MONTHS AFTER OPEN-HEART SURGERY

FORMER DEMAR SPEAKER MCGILLIVRAY TO RUN 47TH STRAIGHT BOSTON MARATHON SIX MONTHS AFTER OPEN-HEART SURGERY

SENTINEL SOURCE

BOSTON — Renowned 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 Oct. 12.

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.

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY: HEART DISEASE Q&A

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY: HEART DISEASE Q&A

ROAD RUNNERS CLUB OF AMERICA

Dave McGillivray is one of America’s most honored and respected runners. No flash-in-the-pan success story, he dropped out of his first Boston Marathon as a teenager. But he has since finished 46 in a row, emulating an early hero--”Old John” A. Kelley, who completed 58 Bostons in his illustrious running career.

BUSINESS SUMMIT: YOU DON'T NEED A SUPER BOWL TO DRAW SPORTS TOURISTS

BUSINESS SUMMIT: YOU DON'T NEED A SUPER BOWL TO DRAW SPORTS TOURISTS

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES

PEABODY — Sports tourism could draw thousands of visitors to the North Shore, but that does not mean pros have to be in the game to score an economic lift, members of the tourist industry were told at a Friday summit.

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR UNDERGOES THIRD HEART PROCEDURE IN 5 YEARS

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR UNDERGOES THIRD HEART PROCEDURE IN 5 YEARS

RUNNER'S WORLD

While we tend to obsess over preventing injuries and maintaining strong bones and muscles, most runners don’t pay much mind to their heart health. After all, a solid amount of physical activity is a known preventive tool for keeping your ticker in top shape.

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY HAS A HEART CONDITION

BOSTON MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR DAVE MCGILLIVRAY HAS A HEART CONDITION

BOSTON HERALD

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray was at home resting last night after undergoing his third angiogram in the past five years earlier in the day at Mass. General Hospital.

40TH ANNIVERSARY OF DAVE MCGILLIVRAY'S HISTORIC CROSS-COUNTRY RUN

40TH ANNIVERSARY OF DAVE MCGILLIVRAY'S HISTORIC CROSS-COUNTRY RUN

RUNNING USA

A day of celebration marking the 40th anniversary of Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray’s historic solo 3,452-mile run across the U.S. included the unveiling of a commemorative stone plaque outside Medford City Hall and the re-creation of his Fenway Park finish, again to a standing ovation from Red Sox fans.

VIDEO: WEB EXTRA — DAVE MCGILLIVRAY ON STRATEGY FOR REACHING GOALS FOR 40 YEARS

VIDEO: WEB EXTRA — DAVE MCGILLIVRAY ON STRATEGY FOR REACHING GOALS FOR 40 YEARS

WBZ CBS BOSTON

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray ran across the country in 1978. He told WBZ's Lisa Hughes about the one personal strategy he's used for 40 years to reach his goals.

VIDEO: DAVE MCGILLIVRAY RE-ENACTS FENWAY PARK FINISH OF 1978 RUN ACROSS AMERICA

VIDEO: DAVE MCGILLIVRAY RE-ENACTS FENWAY PARK FINISH OF 1978 RUN ACROSS AMERICA

WBZ CBS BOSTON

Dave McGillivray got to relive one of the greatest moments of his life at Fenway Park Thursday. He took a victory lap around the field before the Red Sox-Indians game, marking the 40th anniversary of his 1978 “Run Across America,” what Runner’s World magazine called “the first cancer-fund-raising run.”

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY, AKA BOSTON'S 'FOREST GUMP,' RETURNS TO FENWAY PARK TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF CROSS-COUNTRY RUN

DAVE MCGILLIVRAY, AKA BOSTON'S 'FOREST GUMP,' RETURNS TO FENWAY PARK TO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF CROSS-COUNTRY RUN

CBS SPORTS | WDEF

You likely remember the part of "Forest Gump" where the titular character ran across the United States just because he felt like it. It seems rather insane, like most of the things Tom Hanks' character was able to accomplish throughout that film.

But in reality, many people have actually accomplished the cross-country jog. One of the first to complete the feat was Boston's Dave McGillivray, who needed 80 days to run 3,452 miles from Oregon to Boston -- an average of 45 miles per day. On the final leg of his run in 1978, McGillivray ran through one of the garage doors in the outfield of Fenway Park and took a few laps around the stadium as the crowd roared.