Featured recently in Runner’s World as the “Boston Wrangler,” McGillivray also will run marathon for 40th consecutive time
BOSTON — Dave McGillivray will mark his 25th year with the B.A.A. Boston Marathon this Monday - 13 years as race director and the first 12 years as technical director. After overseeing the race, he will then return to the start line in Hopkinton and run the historic marathon for the 40th consecutive time – fourth on the all-time list.
McGillivray also was recently profiled in a Runner’s World piece by acclaimed sportswriter Steve Rushin. The 10-page article, entitled “The Boston Wrangler,” provided insights into McGillivray’s approach to work and life and his many accomplishments, including raising millions of dollars for charity through athletics.
On Monday night, the B.A.A. Boston Marathon recognized McGillivray for his 25 years with the race and his 40 years in a row running the course. The recognition was made by B.A.A. Executive Director Tom Grilk at the final Organizing Committee meeting held at the B.A.A offices in Boston. This year marks the 116th edition of the world’s oldest annual marathon.
McGillivray, a Medford, Mass., native who lives in North Andover, Mass., is president and founder of DMSE, Inc. – Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises, also known as DMSE Sports.
Now in its 31st year, DMSE Sports specializes in creating, marketing and producing mass participatory athletic events throughout the U.S. and abroad. DMSE (www.dmsesports.com) will manage more than 30 races this year, including the B.A.A. Boston Marathon this Monday and other iconic road races across the U.S., including the TD Beach to Beacon 10K in Maine, the New Balance Falmouth Road Race on Cape Cod and the Bellin Run in Green Bay, Wis.