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Visiting Hashers

Casual Friday flew in from Tampa last week for the Phoenix Red Dress Run. She stayed with us in Tucson, driving up to Phoenix for the RDR with local hashers.

I had signed on as a department supervisor with a defense contractor in 2005, and Casual was one of my graphic designers. I was cautious [...]


More Sad News

Donna Rhinehart, the Lady in Red, passed away last night in Phoenix. Everyone who knew her loved her: she was a kind, generous friend to every hasher she met, including me. She made a huge impact on hashing through her campaign to make red dress runs the signature event of the Hash House Harriers, and [...]


Booger’s Hash Bag

A couple of items that have been bouncing around in the bottom of the bag:

Hops, he of Red Dress Run fame, shares my disdain for the widely-used “Drinking Club with a Running Problem” motto. It’s certainly true hashers drink (most of us, anyway). It’s certainly true we traditionally have beer after a trail. But [...]


Red Dress Wars: Hashers 1, Poachers 0

In a recent post I wrote about non-hashing running groups copying and co-opting our long-time hashing tradition, the Red Dress Run. In that post I mentioned efforts to head off a non-hashing RDR in Las Vegas, Nevada.

I wanted to share with you a happy note from Have Shit Will Travel of the LVH3, who [...]


Poachers in Red Dresses

Long title: defending Red Dress Runs from non-hashing poachers … and why it’s important.

Friend of the blog Hops recently posted this on Facebook:

Sadly, many hashers reacted like this:

Don’t get me wrong. I understand the reaction (even though it’s assholish). There are no rules, the minute we start getting organized we [...]


LVH3 RDR (Part I)

Here’s a preliminary one-word assessment of the Las Vegas H3′s Red Dress Run weekend, October 30-November 1, 2009: brilliant.

LVH3 RDR Friday night pub crawl: Nose Candy, Pick'n'Flick, Green Flagger, Flying Booger

Pick’n’Flick and I helped revitalize an almost-dormant Las Vegas H3 when we were posted to Nellis Air Force Base in 1995. During [...]