2012 Recap

Nearly 1,200 runners gathered at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation early sunday morning for a run “over the river and through the woods” as more than one runner was overheard to say. An unseasonably hot spring dropped back to normal temperatures in time for the 26th running of the Leatherman’s Loop on Earth Day 2012. This, …

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Welcome to the 26th Leatherman’s Loop

The Leatherman Harriers are already at the park right now (5:30am) setting up.  Some of the volunteers (and even some runners!) spent overnight camping at the park campsites. If you missed the logistics email and are looking for detailed directions or guidance, check this article. If you are looking for a map and directions – check …

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26th Loop Tomorrow!

Leatherman’s Loop News Volume 26 issue 3: Loop Tomorrow! “A foot-boggling array of obstacles strategically placed by nature to impede forward motion of the swift and sure-footed kind.” To All Runners: The course is marked and ready to go…  We hope you are too!  The course is has been dry for weeks and the water …

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Five Days and Counting!

Leatherman’s Loop News, Volume 26, Issue 2: Five Days til Loop! Five days and counting… If you missed the earlier detailed instructions and logistics email, click here to read it. Here’s a link to some handy maps and directions that should help you get on your way to the Loop. If you want to make sure you are registered check here: Searchable …

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26th Loop in Two Weeks!

Leatherman’s Loop News, Volume 26, Issue 1: Two Weeks Until 26th Loop (Note: this went out as an email to all registered runners for the 2012 Loop. If you did not receive it via email and you are registered, you may want to check your spam folder and set up leathermansloop@gmail.com on your address book/white …

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4th Annual Help Feed the Leatherman Food Drive

Last year Loop runners donated over 450 pounds of food in our third annual “Help Feed the Leatherman” food drive.  We are bringing the drive back for a FOURTH year! The Old Leatherman came to the same places on such a regular schedule that people “could set their clocks by his arrival.” In each community he passed, …

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Carpooling – Fuel Efficiency and Fun!

Carpooling to the Loop is a time honored tradition and helps everyone out in many ways: Less gas burned = Happy Earth Day! Fewer cars on the road = eases bottlenecks coming into the park. Fewer cars in the parking lot = easier and quicker parking on race day. More fun in the car before and …

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Recap of the Premiere of “Leatherman’s Loop – 25 Years” Documentary Film

Thanks to Christy Cuomo and Dean Leggiero. Christy wrote the film and Dean directed and edited it. We had around 100 people turn out for the premiere at the Phelps Memorial Hospital auditorium on Sunday, April 1st. Danny Martin introduced a short video tribute to our friend Micah True (aka Caballo Blanco) who died while …

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