Dave Proctor announces a second cross-Canada speed record attempt

September 15th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The world and Canadian record-holder and Outrun Rare founder plans to try again on May 18, 2020, this time starting in Newfoundland


Canadian ultrarunner Al Howie’s story to be revealed in new book

July 4th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Jared Beasley’s book is the first to examine not just Howie’s incredible feats of running, but who he really was


Ultrarunner Dave Proctor recovered and running again

November 22nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Proctor, whose bid for a cross-Canada speed record was curtailed by a herniated disk in August, is greatly recovered and has big race plans for the coming year


The Shakeout Podcast: A Cross-Canada Run Brings Unfinished Business

August 24th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The end of Dave Proctor’s cross-Canada run for rare disease research marked the start of a nation-wide campaign to support his cause.


Dave Proctor’s cross-Canada trip ends in Halifax with mixed emotions

August 23rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ultrarunner whose cross-Canada speed record quest was curtailed by a back injury will now fly home to Calgary for treatment


Dave Proctor gets attention for rare diseases at Parliament Hill meeting

August 7th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ultrarunner’s quest for the cross-Canada speed record may be scuppered, but his mission to raise awareness for rare diseases reached politicians’ ears today


Dave Proctor unable to complete cross-Canada run

July 28th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Proctor won’t continue on foot, but still plans to reach the East coast and fulfill his goal of bringing awareness to the rare disease community


Dave Proctor arrives in Calgary to a hero’s welcome after 11 days of running

July 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Hundreds greet ultrarunner at Calgary whistlestop on cross-Canada speed record journey


Dave Proctor’s cross-Canada run starts with hat-dip in Victoria

June 27th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ultrarunner begins cross-Canada speed record quest this morning


Ultrarunner plans record-breaking fundraising run across Canada

June 24th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

“I will run to the end of the earth for my son,” says Dave Proctor, whose cross-Canada speed record challenge starts Wednesday in Victoria