2012 Recap

Nearly 1,200 runners gathered at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation early sunday morning for a run “over the river and through the woods” as more than one runner was overheard to say. An unseasonably hot spring dropped back to normal temperatures in time for the 26th running of the Leatherman’s Loop on Earth Day 2012. This, … Read more

Loop Recap 2010

Where to begin?  With the mini-monsoon that turned the mud flats into chocolate pudding?  The Leatherman waiting in the woods?  Atka the wolf who looked ready to howl but decided you all were doing pretty well on your own?  Not to mention running with Caballo Blanco and finding out the additional meaning of “Water Stop.”  … Read more

Local Area Trail Training Runs Recap

2012 UPDATE: Check this page for Westchester County (and area) trail maps from 26+ parks and preserves. Below is a listing of the trail run articles we put together earlier this year.  If you have any to add, please let us know so we can check them out. UPDATE: Here is a link to the … Read more

2009 Loop Recap

Cross River, NY • April 26, 2009[Don’t forget to check the comments below and share your experiences!] Records all around today!  We had not only a temperature record for the Loop but the unseasonably hot weather set all time high records across the region.  Click here for complete race times. Race records were set too!  … Read more

Training Runs Recap

About a month ago we did a recap of the 11 trails and preserves in our “How Do You Train?” series.  Below is a recap with links to the trails we have highlighted since then. We have gotten more adept at the Google Maps thing and the more recent articles have live maps with locations, … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop Winner Recap 1987-2009

This article has been superseded by this one which is updated each year with the latest results: http://www.leathermansloop.org/index.php/site/comments/leathermans_loop_results_summary/ For the 22 years the Leatherman’s Loop has been run, there have been two slightly different courses.  Plus one “detour” course used for one year due to heavy rains. The initial course, a slightly shorter course, was … Read more

How Do You Train?: Summary of Trails Covered to Date

EDIT 12/2012: We have a constantly updated collection of Westchester and area trail maps here. Let us know if any of your favorites are missing! How do you train for the Leatherman and in general?  In January-February of this year we have published eleven articles about trails and preserves we have trained on.  Let us know … Read more

2008 Loop Highlights

Conditions were the driest in years – mud is always there but it was harder to find this year than in the past 7 or so years.  Running on his 41st birthday, Tommy Nohilly of Katonah won top male finisher, his 4th Leatherman’s Loop win, with a time of 39:01.  Top female finisher was first … Read more