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Marathon Star Dave McGillivray To Mark 40th Anniv. of Jimmy Fund Run From Medford, OR To Medford, MA!

Dave McGillivray, the Boston Marathon Race Director, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his run from Medford, Oregon to Medford, MA to benefit the Jimmy Fund. Today, he'll mark the anniversary the same way he finished the original run.

Dave is leaving Medford City Hall at 10:30 and will run the seven miles to Fenway Park and do a lap inside the hallowed ballpark, before the Red Sox game against the Indians.

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Before there was "Forrest Gump," there was Dave McGillivray. 40 years ago, he ran a cross-country odyssey from Oregon to Massachusetts in an anti-cancer fund-raiser. On Thursday, @DMSEā© will dash into Fenway Park for @TheJimmyFund. @billkole https://t.co/atABgwkv8M