Inspiring Book from Boston Marathon Race Director Teaches Lesson about Perseverance

Inspiring Book from Boston Marathon Race Director Teaches Lesson about Perseverance

Forty-one years ago, Dave McGillivray completed his historic race across the U.S. for the Jimmy Fund. His race ended in Fenway Park in Boston, and now he organizes a yearly marathon inside the stadium. McGillivray’s accomplishments as a distance runner and race organizer are unparalleled, and now he’s stepping into the writing world.   Dave Mcgillivray, Author of Running across America, Image Via CBS Boston   McGillivray’s new book, Running Across America, tells the story of his run from Medford, Oregon to Medford, Massachusetts. In an interview at the book’s launch, McGillivray said: The idea is to teach children about perseverance and …