Loop in 11 Days!

Leatherman’s Loop News, Volume 34, Issue 1 The return of the Leatherman’s Loop is coming up in 12 days! To: Everyone who is registered for the 2022 Leatherman’s Loop: It has been 3 years since the last running of this race. We are overjoyed to be welcoming you all back soon! IMPORTANT: Race start time … 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

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

Founder’s Newsletter: The Trail Mix – New Westchester/Fairfield Trail Series

Leatherman’s Loop Founders Newsletter, Volume 5 When Caballo Blanco gave me the name “El Co-Padre” I knew that it came with expectations and responsibilities in terms of my role as a trail race facilitator. He brilliantly matched his love of trail running with the social needs of the Tarahumara People who live in and run … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop Founder’s Newsletter – Volume 4

Leatherman’s Loop founders note Twenty seven years ago Dave Cope and I put on the first Leatherman’s Loop race.  We greeted the ninety runners who trusted that we knew what we were doing and showed up to race our course. Trail running races in those days were few and far between and necessitated long drives … 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