Episode 160 - Dave McGillivray

60 minutes

We welcome legendary race director Dave McGillivray, who tells us all about how he "conducts" the Boston Marathon. Dave also takes us back in time to describe about how the Boston Marathon has changed over the years, how he organized a marathon at Fenway Park, what inspired him to run across the country as a young man, and how he helped to pioneer the concept of running to fundraise for a cause. Dave also shares how a recent health scare made him rethink certain lifestyle habits and what led him to have serious surgery. He also shares his wisdom on tackling injuries and looking for their underlying cause. Plus, his strong 'stache game!


To make a donation to Dave’s charity, please visit here:  https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/joseph-middlemiss-big-heart-foundation-boston-2019/davemcgillivray


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