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Notice What’s Missing?

Here’s a screen grab of a EuroWeekly story about hashing in Rota, Spain.

You can click on it to read the whole piece, but it’s so short I’ll just quote it in full and save you the click:

IN case you ever wondered, hashing is a brisk walk or run through the [...]

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Close Encounters

Hashers and civilians clash from time to time. Here’s an example from earlier this year:

The man who made this accusatory video encountered members and guests of the Rumson Hash House Harriers in New Jersey’s Great Dismal Swamp. He accuses hashers of trespassing, damaging property, and being so drunk they couldn’t understand what he was [...]

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SWP Strikes Again! (Updated 5/19/15)

Meanwhile, in Belfast:

Another entry in the Suspicious White Powder files! Click on the screenshot to read the full story.

Update (5/19/15): A day later and the mystery has only deepened!

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In the News: Missing Hashers (Updated)

Rescue forces on Guam were called in last night to search for an overdue hasher. If I remember correctly, Guam hashes at 4:00 p.m. every Saturday; according to the article someone called the Guam Fire Department at 8:30 p.m. and the missing hasher was found at 10:40 p.m. The hasher was taken to a hospital, [...]

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Hashing & the Real World

Every now and then hashing collides with the real world. Here’s an announcement I read today, and I thought I’d pass it on in case you missed it:

H A S H E R S!

We regret to finally announce that the Pan Africa Hash 2015 in Freetown, Sierra Leone, has fallen victim to the [...]

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Tumbling Bill

This short article about the Hash House Harriers, from the Malaysian news site The Star, contains the announcement of Bill Panton’s retirement from hashing after 60 years.

Many of you have met, or at least heard of, Tumbling Bill Panton. I first met Bill at the Rotorua InterHash in 1994, then again at the Hobart [...]

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A Memorable Trail (Updated)

Guam Hash House Harriers’ BFFs in Action

The next time your “serious” runner friends sneer at you for being a hasher, show them this:

79 Hash Runners Lost in Bush Saturday Night, Led to Safety by GFD Sunday Morning

Guam – 79 people from the running club known as the “Hash House Harriers” got [...]

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SWP in Blighty: Dog-Nappers or Terrorists?

SWP (suspicious white powder) strikes again!

Hmmm. Looks like a hash mark to me. And of course that’s exactly what it is, as explained by representatives of the Bicester Hash.

You can click on the graphics to see the full items. The first one, the Facebook post about dognapping, [...]

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