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, … Read more

Founder’s Newsletter: Reflections on the 2012 Loop

Leatherman’s Loop Founder’s Newsletter, Volume 3 The Future Looks bright I feel a need to thank each of you for your contribution to the amazing spirit that was once again present at the Loop. For a brief time, we were all Tarahumara runners enjoying the “beauty all around us.” We “ran free” and Caballo Blanco … Read more

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 … Read more

We are back

Your Loop organizers will open the lottery on January 7th. And close it on January 10th. Anyone who wants to participate in the 34th Loop on April 24th will only be able to do so by entering the lottery. There are important and necessary covid related restrictions this year which will make it possible to … Read more

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 … Read more

History

If you have any items of Loop history you would like to share, please contact us at [email protected] We are always thankful for new photos, videos, and other artifacts of the Loop (shirts, shoes, stories, scars, etc.) you can share. Loop History The Leatherman’s Loop was founded by four trail running friends in 1987. Tony Godino, Dave … Read more