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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Five Days To Go…

Leatherman’s Loop News, Volume 28, Issue 2: Five Days til Loop! Plan to arrive early…  The Loop start time is 9am. Plan to be at the park before 8:20am to get your bibs (and t-shirts if ordered). Even earlier is better and will let you get a look around and some warm up time. If you … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more