2004 Loop Wrapup

744 finishers enjoyed a beautiful day at the “Rez”. It was a little breezy for the spectators in the meadow but with the sun shining, the runners warmed up quickly. A little more than 38 minutes after the start, Tommy Nohilly crossed the finish line. Erica Merrill, first woman, completed the course in just over … Read more

Loop HQ Pre-Race Report 2004

Your race organizers wish to thank the hundreds of you who have pre-registered for the 18th “Loop”. We especially thank those of you who come back to our event year after year. Some of you have become trail “legends” in our eyes. Plan to be joined this year by running journalist Toby Tanser and Metro … Read more

Post Loop 2003 Buzz

A full 6 weeks post race and “Loop” headquaters is still buzzing with activity. Here’s the scoop. Dave Cope and I were recently interviewed by RUNNING TIMES mag. Look for a feature article on the “Loop” this summer. Some of you runners were also interviewed. They are trying to figure out why our event has … Read more

Post Race Wrap 2003

Your race organizers would like to thank the Westchester Co. dept. of parks ,recreation and conservation and express our gratitude to commissioner Stout and Dr. Jack Robbins and Mr. John Baker. We also thank park superintendent Beth Herr, Rick Rogers, Bobby and the rest of the staff who assisted on Sunday. The “loop” could not … Read more

Report from Race HQ 2003…

Only 13 days left until race day and its the countdown for the directors here at the leatherman loop headquarters. One of the next biggest tasks at hand is to register the 350 pre entries that have accumulated to date. It is not just a matter of separating into age category and color coding the … Read more

Good News! MUD!

GOOD NEWS!!! A few of us ran this morning in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation and were treated to some of the deepest mud that we have ever experienced. The mud is so soft that rocks and boulders previously on the surface have sunk a foot or so into it. At points along the trails, we … Read more

Post Loop 2002 Wrap

AS I see it, there are three groups who need to be thanked for the great success of our 16th Leatherman’s Loop. First you runners who are by far the most beautiful group of people imaginable to gather together and take on such a difficult task. Second, our group of 30 friends/volunteers. This group already … Read more

Pre Loop 2002 Note

We’re getting excited about this year’s event!!! More than 100 pre-entries received to date (last year at this time, we hadn’t yet received any). Next Saturday morning, a group of us plan to run the course. Anyone who’d like to join us, meet us in the parking lot near the starting line at 9:00AM, on … Read more

Old Message Board Posts

Pre-Facebook — and two iterations before this website — the Leatherman Harriers had a basic discussion board on the original Loop website (2001-2008). These are postings from the prior board… all text is saved. Some of the news postings from the Leatherman Harriers are also posted separately on this website as newsletter entries. The most recent entries are … Read more