2024 Recap

• Sunday, April 28th, 2024 • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation • Cross River, NY • • Full results are available here • • 2024 Photos are here • Thank you Loop runners, volunteers, park staff, and supporters for coming out and making this past Sunday a great event and a great day! The group of … Read more

2019 Recap

• April 28th, 2019 • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation • Cross River, NY • 33rd Leatherman’s Loop Full results are available here • 2019 Photos are here Loop Morning The sun rose at 5:57 a.m. and Loop organizers were in the park already with last minute tent setup, showmobile opening for bib pickup, food table setup, … Read more

2017 Recap

• April 23rd, 2017 • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation • Cross River, NY • 31st Leatherman’s Loop Full results are available here A Story Here’s a tale of one of the stranger things to happen at the Leatherman’s Loop: After the start of the 2017 race, one of our photographers, Michelle, positioned herself on the far side of Splashdown to … Read more

2016 Recap

• April 24th, 2016 • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation • Cross River, NY • 30th Leatherman’s Loop Full results are available here A touch of frost greeted organizers in the pre-dawn light as the full moon set in the western sky. The peace symbol was at rest, flags stilled in the morning calm. Anticipation among the handful of early … 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

2014 Recap

April 27th, 2014, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY, 28th Leatherman’s Loop As the sun rose over the meadow, the sky brightened over a crisp dewy scene shrouded in rising fog and mist. As we approached the fallen tree, the teepee resolved itself out of the bank of mist. Low clouds hid the sun initially but … Read more

2013 Recap

April 21st, 2013, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY, 27th Leatherman’s Loop Runners awoke to a bright sunny but chilly morning as dawn temperatures hit the freezing mark before sunlight brought some warmth to the day. And oh what a day! Since before sunrise, race organizers were busy capping the months of preparation that … Read more