Leatherman’s Loop News (Apr 13, 2008)

To: All Who are Registered for the 2008 Leatherman’s Loop The snow is melted… There is mud on the trails… The Cross River is flowing swiftly… Spring is here…  It must be time for the Leatherman’s Loop! Welcome to the 22nd running of the Leatherman’s Loop Trail Race on Sunday, April 27th, 2008! The 500 … Read more

Race Director Announcement

Leatherman’s Loop News (Nov 26, 2007) Leatherman Harriers: My name is Mike Paletta and I will be the new Race Director for the 2008 Loop.  I wanted to introduce myself and some new people involved with the Loop. Kate Paletta: My wife and Loop Runner for over 10 years will be full time support. Rob … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop News (Aug 24, 2007)

Greetings from “Loop” headquarters, Some of you have been asking for a Fall trail race and I have one to recommend. It is called WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDS and will be run from the John Jay Homestead in Katonah N.Y. on Sunday Oct.21st. starting at 8:30. It is not a Leatherman Harriers event but it … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop News (May 4, 2007)

Hello again to all you loop enthusiasts, Some of you have been asking for photos and there are some good ones from this year: http://picasaweb.google.com/stacey.smith100/2007_04_22LeathermanSLoop will link you to the work of Stacey Smith. Bob Goldblatt has provided a disc of photos that he took on the run and we hope to get them up on the … Read more


RUNNING FOR YOUR LIFE The ‘Loop’ is a special event for all of us: for some, because of the beauty of the Reservation in spring, for others, it is the romance of the Leatherman’s story of personal pilgrimage. These reasons actually reflect two fundamental impulses that are critical to human life: the importance of beauty and the nature of … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop News (Apr 21, 2007)

Hello again from your event organizers. Preparations to accommodate you tomorrow are full tilt. We promise to do our best to keep things safe and orderly to facilitate your enjoyment. Your numbers ase staggering. Please remember to arrive early. Do not let your cars idle when you park in the field. Our hope has always … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop News (Apr 19, 2007)

Hello again from your event management team. This note will contain very important safety instructions for you. Please read it carefully. We need absolute silence during the pre-race instructions so that everyone has a chance to hear. There will be a short blessing/poem by Danny and the Leatherman himself will start you on your way. … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop News (Apr 18, 2007)

Welcome to the 21st Leatherman’s Loop! Your event organizers are honored and greatful that so many of you believe that participating in the Loop is a meaningful endeavor.  These contacts contain important information which will help all of you get through Sunday in a safe, efficient and memorable way. First, you need to plan to … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop News Letter Addendum 2006

Leatherman’s Loop News Letter Addendum Rumor has it that the runners from PEPSICO all sent their muddy socks from the race to corporate headquarters to be put in a display case. Why not? We also need to thank Lewisboro Chief of Police Drew Marchiano for serving as official starter for both races this year.  Drew helps out every … Read more

POST RACE NEWSLETTER – 20th Running of the Leatherman’s Loop

POST RACE NEWSLETTER • 20th Running of the Leatherman’s Loop So I am setting up for Sunday and decide to have lunch with Judy at home. She greets me at the door and walks me to the kitchen window to “meet her friend”. There he is; a perfectly healthy looking male wild turkey with a problem.  A hunter’s … Read more