Articles and Archives That Help Runners Get To Know or Remember The Loop

Many words have been written about the Loop. Hundreds of Thousands of photos have been taken of the Loop (if you are skeptical, check here!) Hundreds of hours of video has been shot at the Loop including a full length documentary in 2011. We have audio recordings, aerial footage, posters, leather projects, quilts, 3D course dioramas, …

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Recap of Past Articles and Links about the Leatherman’s Loop

We love to read about your past experiences at the Leatherman’s Loop! If you have written and posted an article or a video, or a collection of photos, or a poem related to the Loop, let us know and we will link to it from here. To get you started, here are a few articles we’ve …

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Founder’s Newsletter: Reflections on the 2012 Loop

Leatherman’s Loop Founder’s Newsletter, Volume 3 The Future Looks bright I feel a need to thank each of you for your contribution to the amazing spirit that was once again present at the Loop. For a brief time, we were all Tarahumara runners enjoying the “beauty all around us.” We “ran free” and Caballo Blanco …

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Katonah man leads the pack at Leatherman’s Loop

(republished from old website) The Bedford Pound Ridge Record Review Friday, April 30, 2004 By DON HEPPNER “I still can be surprised by this race,” said organizer Tony Godino after 18 years of running the Leatherman’s Loop Race at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation.  This year’s racers set a new course record, and a fourth …

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2016 Recap

• April 24th, 2016 • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation • Cross River, NY • 30th Leatherman’s Loop Full results are available here A touch of frost greeted organizers in the pre-dawn light as the full moon set in the western sky. The peace symbol was at rest, flags stilled in the morning calm. Anticipation among the handful of early …

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Do you dare run the ‘Leatherman’s Loop?’

(republished from old website) Friday, April 13, 2001 • The Record-Review By Don Heppner The 15th annual Leatherman’s Loop, in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation on Sunday, April 22, 2001 at 9 a.m., is guaranteed to separate the intrepid from the not-so-intrepid.  The 10 kilometer race takes runners through streams, up and down steep slopes, over …

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10k of Bruising, Squishy Racing

(republished from old website) by Jim Wright, The Bergen Record, March 28, 2002 And now for something completely different: The Leatherman’s Loop, a six-mile steeplechase through the backwoods of northern Westchester County, offers a few certainties. You will get soaking wet when you cross two wide streams.  You will run slower than in any other …

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