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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2016 Leatherman’s Loop Photos

Since 2009 we have organized a team of volunteer photographers to take photos and sometimes video. In 2016 the team was out in force snapping away on the beautiful Loop morning. Below are the photographer names and the locations they took photos at along with links to their albums online. Some are broken up into different albums if they moved …

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2014 Recap

April 27th, 2014, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY, 28th Leatherman’s Loop As the sun rose over the meadow, the sky brightened over a crisp dewy scene shrouded in rising fog and mist. As we approached the fallen tree, the teepee resolved itself out of the bank of mist. Low clouds hid the sun initially but …

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Photo Links from 2013 Loop

We had a number of photographers out on the course at various locations and also received contributions from several other photographers who also had great shots. All photographers were volunteers and photos are free for your personal use! Here is an index to the photos: Carol Gordon Photos – Pre-race, Kimberly Bridge, and finish line …

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2013 Recap

April 21st, 2013, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY, 27th Leatherman’s Loop Runners awoke to a bright sunny but chilly morning as dawn temperatures hit the freezing mark before sunlight brought some warmth to the day. And oh what a day! Since before sunrise, race organizers were busy capping the months of preparation that …

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Upload Photos of Your Running Group Here

We love looking at photos of the Loop. We love to take photos at the Loop. We love getting your photos of the Loop! We are sure you love seeing your photos on the web, facebook, twitter, flickr,  this website, etc. Help us share the great looking photos and great looking runners that you (or your …

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Message from Friends of the Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

We are pleased to bring you a message from the Friends of the Trailside Nature Museum: The board members of The Friends of Trailside Nature Museum are always so proud to see the annual Leatherman’s Loop! We’d like to take this opportunity to tell you a little bit about ourselves. Our mission is to support …

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25 Years of Leatherman’s Loop T-shirt Designs

Many runners saw this tapestry of 25 Loop shirt designs at the 26th Loop in April 2012. It has the artist and year underneath each design. Loop technical director Rob Cummings photographed (or gathered other folks photos) and laid out the designs below. We want to thank Bob Goldblatt for printing it as a gift …

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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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