TEAMmito in the News

TEAMmito has a strong history of breaking records that attract attention. This attention is critical, if we are to transform the future for those living with or at risk of developing mitochondrial disease, we need extreme efforts. And we’ve done just that. Check out our track record.

2017 112 TEAMmito Runners Complete Marathon and Secure Guinness World Record

Completing a marathon is a remarkable achievement.  Completing a marathon while tied with surgical tubing to 111 other runners is beyond extraordinary but that is just what TEAMmito did in May of 2017 to break another Guinness World and raise $150,000 for MitoCanada.


2017 Celebrating Canada’s 150 by Breaking World Records

TEAMmito Founder and MitoCanada Co-Founder, Blaine Penny spoke with CBC’s Heather Hiscox on CBC Morning Live about raising awareness for mitochondrial disease, prior to breaking the Guinness World Record of running with 111 other runners linked together at the Calgary Marathon.


2017 TEAMmito Prepares to Break World Record

TEAMmito wants you on our team. We train hard, think big and achieve amazing athletic and humanitarian feats to support MitoCanada, the researchers, healthcare professionals and families who rely on this critical organization.  Watch and listen to the beautiful, heartfelt documentary that introduces the people, passion and efforts behind TEAMmito’s first of many Guinness World Record successes.  It is truly an inspirational piece.


2017 TEAMmito Breaks 7 Guinness World Records

Dave Proctor demonstrated superhuman perseverance and sheer willpower when he ran on a treadmill for 24 hours. He and other members of TEAMmito runners smashed a total of seven Guinness World Records and raised over $100,000 for MitoCanada. Records included the greatest distances and fastest times on a treadmill. TEAMmito’s monumental commitment to MitoCanada and people living with mitochondrial disease is exceptional.


2017 MitoCanada “Running on Empty” 100 km Ultra Marathon

30 incredible individuals from Alberta came together to run 100 kms in the mountains of Alberta to raise funds and awareness for MitoCanada.
Understand the heartbreak and real life struggles behind the inception of TEAMmito’s “Running on Empty” event.