Trail Mix and More: Upcoming Trail Races

The Loop was the first in the 2017 series of trail races called The Trail Mix. Every runner in the 2017 Leatherman’s Loop (April) and A Mild Sprain (May) is entered into the 2017 Trail Mix Series automatically. Check these upcoming Trail Mix races (and some other favorite races of ours): Where the Pavement Ends 4.25M Trail Race …

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Here’s to the Great Loop we are all on

Dear Loop Friends, A few weeks back was the 2017 Loop which many felt was one of the best for a number of reasons, including weather and numbers, but especially the almost overwhelming beauty. Of course it is beauty that we celebrate every year as the metaphor of our gathering that clearly moves us deeply and …

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2017 Recap

• April 23rd, 2017 • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation • Cross River, NY • 31st Leatherman’s Loop Full results are available here A Story Here’s a tale of one of the stranger things to happen at the Leatherman’s Loop: After the start of the 2017 race, one of our photographers, Michelle, positioned herself on the far side of Splashdown to …

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31st Loop Tomorrow!

To All Registered Runners: We are setting up at the entrance to the Rez from 10AM-12noon EARLY BIB PICKUP TODAY! (The Loop is tomorrow.) Come get your bib (and shirt if ordered) one day early between 10am and 12noon Saturday, April 22nd. For those who like the summary – ARRIVE EARLY and Pack a Change of Clothes! Here are MAPS and DIRECTIONS. And …

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Less Than 2 Weeks To Go!

Leatherman’s Loop News, Volume 31, Issue 1 31st Leatherman’s Loop in less than 2 Weeks! To: Everyone who is registered for the 2017 Leatherman’s Loop: Winter had a last minute hurrah at the end of March, but we’re pretty sure it’s safe to say spring has arrived! We hope you are ready — because the 31st running of …

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Help Feed The Leatherman – 9th Annual Food Drive

Bring your food donations to the Loop on April 23rd! Loop runners have been incredibly generous in the past years with donations of food items to members of the local community in need. The volunteer food drive “Help Feed The Leatherman” has collected over 6,500 pounds of food donations for the Community Center of Northern Westchester food pantry …

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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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Leatherman’s Loop Founders Newsletter, Volume 8

Mixed bag of Loop stuff from Tony Greetings and Happy New Year to the Leatherman’s Loop family. With the lottery closed for the 31st Loop it seems like a good time for me to share some history as well as other stuff related to the event. As always, my hope is that some of you will find …

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