Falmouth, MA. October 24, 2011 – The New Balance Falmouth Road Race today announces that renowned race organizer, Dave McGillivray has been named as the race director for the August classic. McGillivray will immediately begin working with volunteers, staff, team captains and the board of directors to plan for the 40th running of the race to be held Sunday, August 12, 2012.
“After a national search, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to have Dave McGillivray direct the New Balance Falmouth Road Race for the 40th running in 2012, and help grow and build the race into the future,” said Christine Frazier, board president. “Dave McGillivray has been named Road Race Management’s Race Director of the Year, directs the B.A.A. Boston Marathon as well as hundreds of other events, has run Falmouth many times and lives right here in Massachusetts. The board feels that Dave’s vast expertise, personal love of running and passion for raising funds for local charities is exactly the right combination and a perfect fit for the New Balance Falmouth Road Race and the Falmouth community.”
“Dave has also pledged to keep the essence of the race unchanged, become part of the community and take into consideration all of our key personnel’s valuable opinions when making any plans for the race,” continued Frazier. “The board supports Dave’s plans as we lay the foundation for the next 40 years of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race.” (more…)