44 minutes | Apr 8, 2021

Episode 85: Dave McGillivray - DMSE Sports + Boston Marathon Race Director

When he was a kid, Dave McGillivray dreamed of being a professional athlete, but soon he faced the painful reality that it wasn’t in the cards. He started running, and his passion led him to start DMSE Sports, a race and event management company that runs logistics for 30-plus annual events, including the Boston Marathon. On episode 85, Dave shares why he doesn’t believe in failure and how he’s bounced back from life’s inevitable setbacks. While in-person races are temporarily canceled, Dave has pivoted his business in an incredible way and continues to serve others. He also tells us what it was like on the day of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and returning to the starting line once again. Show Notes: - Read Dave’s memoir, The Last Pick: The Boston Marathon Race Director’s Road to Success: https://www.amazon.com/Last-Pick-Marathon-Directors-Success/dp/1594864225 - Learn more about DMSE Sports: https://www.dmsesports.com/
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