Rob Mandje – Loop Winner 2002 – Makes Cover of Running Times

Roberto Caraciolo Mandje, the runner on the cover of the January 2012 issue of Running Times, is a Fox Lane grad who won the Leatherman’s Loop in 2002. His mother is originally from Equatorial Guinea and he currently competes using his mother’s last name. He competed in the 2004 Athens Olympics in the 1500 meter race for …

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Leatherman’s Loop: For Caracciolo, Third Time’s a Charm

(republished from old website) by J.B. COZENS The Lewisboro Ledger, April 2002 (post-loop article), Cross River, New York Click the article image to view a larger scan of the article form the Lewisboro Ledger in April 2002 from the week after the Leatherman’s Loop. The Leatherman’s Loop 2002 Race Results Sunday, April 28, 2002 • …

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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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