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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.

Dave McGillivray crosses the finish line of the Boston Marathon holding hands with Jack Middlemiss, while McGillivray’s son, Luke, cheers. 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. He’s run the Boston Marathon for 46 consecutive years, and, on Monday, he brought it up to 47, just six months after he underwent triple bypass surgery. He’s run 157 marathons in total. “I would definitely put it up there as the […]

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