The Leatherman’s Loop is a Running Show

(Republished from old website) By Don Heppner, The Lewisboro Ledger April, 2001 • Cross River, New York Last Sunday’s weather only helped to make the Leatherman’s Loop race a booming success for the 15th year in a row.  In what has been touted as the largest cross-country race in the northeast, more than 725 runners … Read more

Do you dare run the ‘Leatherman’s Loop?’

(republished from old website) Friday, April 13, 2001 • The Record-Review By Don Heppner The 15th annual Leatherman’s Loop, in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation on Sunday, April 22, 2001 at 9 a.m., is guaranteed to separate the intrepid from the not-so-intrepid.  The 10 kilometer race takes runners through streams, up and down steep slopes, over … Read more

Leatherman’s Loop: For Caracciolo, Third Time’s a Charm

(republished from old website) by J.B. COZENS The Lewisboro Ledger, April 2002 (post-loop article), Cross River, New York Click the article image to view a larger scan of the article form the Lewisboro Ledger in April 2002 from the week after the Leatherman’s Loop. The Leatherman’s Loop 2002 Race Results Sunday, April 28, 2002 • … Read more

10k of Bruising, Squishy Racing

(republished from old website) by Jim Wright, The Bergen Record, March 28, 2002 And now for something completely different: The Leatherman’s Loop, a six-mile steeplechase through the backwoods of northern Westchester County, offers a few certainties. You will get soaking wet when you cross two wide streams.  You will run slower than in any other … Read more

Leatherman Race Throws Boy For A Loop

(republished from old website) by J.B. COZENS The Lewisboro Ledger, April, 2001, Cross River, New York Over the years, the Leatherman’s Loop trail race has built a reputation as a supreme natural challenge.  Many a runner have been laid low by its stream crossings, ankle deep mud and steep, rocky trails. But in Sunday’s 15th … Read more

Getting Dirty: Leatherman’s Loop – the athletic equivalent of jazz

Leatherman’s Loop • April 25, 2003 • Westchester County, NY Reprinted from old web site. A nice article by Jim Gerweck from April 2003. Titled “Getting Dirty: Leatherman’s Loop – the athletic equivalent of jazz”.  Jim has run the race timing for the Leatherman’s Loop for many years. If, as Marty Liquori once opined, road … Read more

POST RACE NEWSLETTER – 20th Running of the Leatherman’s Loop

POST RACE NEWSLETTER • 20th Running of the Leatherman’s Loop So I am setting up for Sunday and decide to have lunch with Judy at home. She greets me at the door and walks me to the kitchen window to “meet her friend”. There he is; a perfectly healthy looking male wild turkey with a problem.  A hunter’s … Read more

Old Message Board Posts

Pre-Facebook — and two iterations before this website — the Leatherman Harriers had a basic discussion board on the original Loop website (2001-2008). These are postings from the prior board… all text is saved. Some of the news postings from the Leatherman Harriers are also posted separately on this website as newsletter entries. The most recent entries are … Read more