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Dave McKenzie (runner)

David Closs McKenzie (born 16 March 1943 in Dunollie, Grey District) is a former long-distance runner from New Zealand. He represented his native country in the men's marathon at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in Mexico City (1968). He won the Boston Marathon in 1967.


  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   New Zealand
1967 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 1st 2:15:45


Preceded by
Valerie Young
Lonsdale Cup of the New Zealand Olympic Committee
Succeeded by
Ian Ballinger