Dave McGillivray, the director of the Boston Marathon, recently received the Fleet Feet, Inc., Lifetime Commitment to Running Award.
The award recognizes an industry leader who has shown dedication to the business and sport of running. McGillivray has been race director of the Boston Marathon since 1988 and is president of Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises, which organizes and produces participation sports events such as the 2004 and 2008 U.S. Women's Olympic Marathon Trials, the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and the Rock ʻnʼ Roll Denver Marathon.
- Steve Silva, Boston.com senior producer, two-time Boston Marathon sub-four hour runner.
- Ty Velde is a 16-time Boston qualifier who's completed 12 consecutive Boston Marathons and 25 marathons overall. Ty is now training for his 13th Boston run and will provide training tips for those who train solo and outside, no matter what temperature it is.
- Rich 'Shifter' Horgan is a 19-time Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team member who runs in honor of his father, who died of colon cancer. He will provide updates on local running events with a focus on the charitable organizations that provide Boston Marathon entries for their organization's fund raising purposes