Innocent People Don’t Run

In 1989, he was convicted of killing his mother for $200 in crack money. Thirty years of fighting later, Huwe Burton was finally exonerated of a crime he did not commit. Using running and the New York City Marathon, he’s hoping to put his case—and others like it—in the spotlight.

LØPE MAGAZINE, Issue No. 006
February, 2019


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The Fall

Over a decade later, stories are still coming out of the women’s 600-meter dash at the 2008 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships, where Heather Kampf (née Dorniden) shocked everyone.

The No-Nonsense, Fist Fightin’, 27-Tim National Champion Who Raced His Ass Off

Meet Joe McCluskey, the most interesting man in 1930s running. 

The Michigan

A workout so nice they only named it once. 

When the Fifth Avenue Mile was Yuuuuge

Wait. Who sponsored what now? 

The History of the United States According to the Women's Steeplechase

Less than thirty years ago, the steeplechase was a men’s-only event. But after years of false starts, ever-changing barriers, and water pits that simply were not there, American women have staked claim to the event. Today, Emma Coburn is a world champion and the steeple is gaining steam and popularity.

But Here Comes Columbia

The 2007 Penn Relays 4×800-meters, where Columbia University shocked the world. 

Breaking Four: A Family Affair

How Sam Bair III followed Sam Bair, Jr., into the record books. 

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