John Tope

John has been serving the interests of the national distance running community for more than 32 years. From serving as the elite athlete coordinator for events including the 100th BAA Boston Marathon and the LA Marathon to being an elite athlete recruiter for dozens of national races including Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, The Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon, IMT Des Moines Marathon, and the Freihofer’s Run For Women 5K John is a man with many talents. He is the Winner of the Allan Steinfeld USATF National Award. John is also the Volunteer Chair for the Colorado Distance Running Hall of Fame Committee and was selected to the 2017 without his knowledge and we are proud to have him as an inductee.