Caballo’s Last Run: Article From New York Times

The Monday May 21st, 2012 article is available online. However, the article was a stunning full five page spread in the Sports section of the New York Times including the entire front page. We’ve scanned it in to convey the impact of this unusual and fitting tribute to our friend Micah True. The article is very …

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In The News: Training for #26 – Article and Video

The Bedford-Katonah Patch has an article about the upcoming 26th Leatherman’s Loop and some of the training runs we are doing on Sundays. Lisa Buchman came out and ran the the training run with the group this past Sunday morning and interviewed a few of the runners beforehand. Check the article and video here. An excerpt …

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Ridgefield Magazine Article from 2006

The Leatherman’s Loop at Ward Pound Ridge [link to rest of article at Ridgefield Magazine site] by Lesley Cotten Every April area runners head to the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation to test their mettle in the grueling Leatherman’s Loop. The race officially starts and ends in the center of a grassy field. But what happens …

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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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Cross Country like it ought to be

(republished from old website) New York * New Jersey * Connecticut Runner • June 1987 The Leatherman’s Loop • By Chris Barlow Cross Country like it ought to be. No question about it, there was no mistaking the initial running of the Leatherman’s Loop held April 26, 1987 in Pound Ridge, NY for your run …

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Race on the Reservation will be worth it for runners

(republished from old website) The Stamford Advocate • THE RUNNING COLUMN Sunday, April 19, 1987 By Jim Gerweck, Special Correspondent Regular readers of this column know that I make no bones about my preference for running (and particularly racing) over natural surfaces rather than those that are man-made. Likewise, those of similar bent have no …

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The Leatherman’s Loop is a Running Show

(Republished from old website) By Don Heppner, The Lewisboro Ledger April, 2001 • Cross River, New York Last Sunday’s weather only helped to make the Leatherman’s Loop race a booming success for the 15th year in a row.  In what has been touted as the largest cross-country race in the northeast, more than 725 runners …

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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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The Legend of The Leatherman

[This text is originally sourced and adapted from the Trailside Nature Museum’s site here.] One of the most interesting pieces of Westchester County folklore is the living legend of the Leatherman.  The true story of the Leatherman is still shrouded in mystery and controversy.  However, even though we may never know the full story of this …

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