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McGillivray Receives Nat’l Safety & Security Award

Dave McGillivray Presented National Professional
of the Year Safety and Security Award

 

Race director of the
B.A.A. Boston Marathon, TD Beach to Beacon and New Balance Falmouth Road Race
receives award in Indianapolis

 

BOSTON (July 15, 2014)
‰ÛÒ The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security has presented
its Professional of the Year Award for national marathon endurance events to
Dave McGillivray, the race director of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon and the
upcoming TD Beach to Beacon 10K and New Balance Falmouth Road Race.

 

McGillivray
accepted the award recently at the organization‰Ûªs annual security conference in
Indianapolis.
Established in 2006, The
National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The
University of Southern Mississippi is a world leader in addressing
potential threats and risks to the safety and security of sporting events.

 

‰ÛÏThe reason
for the Professional of the Year Award is to allow professional leagues, NCAA
member institutions and marathon and endurance organizations to honor
outstanding individuals in the field of sports safety and security for their
contributions and leadership,‰Û said NCS4 Director Dr. Lou Marciani. ‰ÛÏThese
contributions involve enhancing safety and security at their venue beyond what
is normally required, and setting an example for others to follow.‰Û For more
information, visit the organization‰Ûªs news
page
.

 

McGillivray is the
founder and president of DMSE Sports, a leading sports event management firm
specializing in creating, marketing and producing mass participatory athletic events
throughout the U.S. and abroad. In addition to the B.A.A. Boston Marathon, DMSE
manages more than 25 major road races per year, including such iconic events as
the TD Beach to Beacon in Maine, the New Balance Falmouth Road Race on Cape
Cod, Run for the Dream in Williamsburg, Va., the Bellin Run in Green Bay, Wis.,
the Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race and the Across the Bay 10K in
Annapolis, Md.

 

McGillivray,
a Medford, Mass., native who now lives in North Andover, Mass., also is a
pioneer in what is now one of the most important aspects of the endurance
sports industry ‰ÛÒ combining athletics with philanthropy. Nearly every DMSE
Sports event combines fitness and fundraising, giving back to the Jimmy Fund
and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Children‰Ûªs Hospital, Ironstone Farm, the
Martin Richard Charitable Foundation, the Lazarus House and many others
charities and non-profit organizations in New England and across the country.
He along with all the events he has directed have helped raised more than $100
million for charity over 30+ years. For more info, visit www.dmsesports.com.

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