30th Anniversary of the Leatherman’s Loop Next April!

Plans are already afoot for the 30th Leatherman’s Loop on Sunday, April 24, 2016! The Loop Lottery will be held in January 2016. There are a few changes to the lottery this year. Please check the link for details. Congratulations to runners who completed the Trail Mix Trail Series for 2015 – these runners are eligible for automatic …

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2015 Recap

April 26th, 2015 • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation • Cross River, NY • 29th Leatherman’s Loop At 5:57am the sun came up strong on a crisp 33 degree frost-glazed meadow, gradually lighting up the volunteers preparing for the arrival of 1,200 runners. By 7:30am the temperature had jumped 10+ degrees and the lower paved parking lot was full. Cars were beginning …

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New and Old Loop Articles and Posts from Runners, Writers, and Videographers

If you have run or otherwise participated in the Leatherman’s Loop in the past (or you are preparing to do it in the future) and you have written and posted an article or a video, let us know and we will link to it from here. To get you started, here are a few articles …

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Runner Reports about 2014 Loop

After each Loop in the past few years we have gathered runner stories, photo links, essays, and video into a note on the Loop website. Here are some 2014 articles: Loop Top 10 – Top 10 favorite things about the Loop from Cathi Bosco a runner in the the Bimbler’s running group. GoPro headcam video – The whole Loop …

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28th Loop Tomorrow!

Leatherman’s Loop News Volume 28 Issue 3: Loop Tomorrow! “A foot-boggling array of obstacles strategically placed by nature to impede forward motion of the swift and sure-footed kind.” To All Registered Runners: The course is marked and ready to go…  We hope you are too!  The course is in great shape and ready for the …

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28th Leatherman’s Loop in 2 Weeks!

Leatherman’s Loop News, Volume 28, Issue 1: 28th Leatherman’s Loop in 2 Weeks! To: All Who are Registered for the 2014 Leatherman’s Loop: The snow is melted… the water is cold but flowing… buds are popping… peepers are peeping… That means spring is here once again… Time for the 28th running of the Leatherman’s Loop Trail Race on April …

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Loop Carpool for 2014!

If you are registered for the Loop (April 27th, 2014), look to get into or create a loop carpool! Carpooling to the Loop is a time honored tradition and helps everyone out in many ways: Less gas burned = save money. Fewer cars on the road = eases bottlenecks coming into the park. Fewer cars in the parking lot …

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How to Prepare for The Leatherman’s Loop Trail Run

“As for the course, the outer limits are well within the capabilities of almost anyone curiously self-motivated – whether or not you’re just a weekend warrior or a dyed-in-the-wool mountain maniac. It’s got a mind all its own, with a foot-boggling array of barriers strategically placed so as to impede forward progress of the swift …

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