The Leatherman Song by Jeff Main

At the Leatherman’s Loop in 2012 Jeff Main, the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation park superintendent, wrote “The Leatherman Song” in a burst of creativity and inspiration during the Loop event and performed it for the first time at the post-Loop gathering of volunteers that afternoon. Jeff’s lead guitar was backed by John Lawrence and the … Read more

Audio from 2012 Loop Start

Here’s a 7 minute audio clip of the announcements and blessing at the start of the 2012 Loop. The course this year won’t be as dry as 2012! Features: Mike Paletta (Race Director), a clip from Micah True (aka Caballo Blanco), Tony Godino (Race Founder), and Danny Martin (Race Spiritual Advisor). Danny gives it back … Read more

Run The Farm 2012 Recap Online – Plus New Sunday Runs Website!

Run The Farm was held on Sunday, October 21st, 2012 at Muscoot Farm in Katonah, NY. The event was a grand success. Check out the recap here: The Leatherman Harriers have had a regular Sunday morning running group going for the past 3 years. The email list has gotten on the large size so we … Read more

Free Film Screening on Sept 30th: “The Loop – 25 Years”

The Invitation  The Leatherman’s Loop is a unique 10k trail race that has been held for 26 years in Cross River NY at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Christy and Dean Leggiero directed, filmed and produced a documentary in 2011-2012 which celebrates the first 25 years of the Loop. It will be screened at the Phelps Memorial Hospital … Read more

Sept 8th: Katonah Road & Trail 2012

Quick note on this long-running 5k in Katonah, NY. It combines the road and the trail for a unique 5k around the village of Katonah, NY. Register here: UPDATE: Results are here:

Where The Pavement Ends Trail Race Returns

Where the Pavement Ends was originally a trail & dirt road race in Bedford that ran for two years in 2007 & 2008. In 2009 it was cancelled but the organizers have rescued it and are now returning the race to a new location – the trails at Lake Windwing and Hemlock Hills in Ridgefield, CT! Details are … Read more

Run The Farm

Registration opened Monday July 23rd, 2012 for the 3rd annual Run The Farm trail races. There is the main event, a 5 mile run through the trails and back country of Muscoot Farm’s 777 acres. There are also two kids races scheduled prior to the 5 mile race. The distances for the kids are 1k … Read more

Caballo’s Last Run: Article From New York Times

The Monday May 21st, 2012 article is available online. However, the article was a stunning full five page spread in the Sports section of the New York Times including the entire front page. We’ve scanned it in to convey the impact of this unusual and fitting tribute to our friend Micah True. The article is very … Read more

Loop on Twitter

If you use Twitter, follow us there @LeathermansLoop. Here’s the latest tweet from today: #RunTheFarm set for Sunday 10/21/12. *3 races*: 6&under (1k), 7-12 (2k) and Open(5M) All are trail races. Muscoot Farm. — Leatherman's Loop (@leathermansloop) June 23, 2012

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