Join the Qingdao Hash House Harriers on April 21, 2012. This marks run number 272 in the history of the Qingdao group of drinkers with a running problem. More details below.

When: April 21, 2012 @ 2 pm
Venue: Meet at Crowne Plaza

From the Qingdao HHH official website: “Here in Qingdao, every week the Qingdao Hash House Harriers jog, walk, crawl and run a 60 to 90 minute fun run. They follow a trail marked with flour laid out by “hares” which ends at a “Down Down” circle.”

More info from the Qingdao HHH:

Run No. 272 – April 21, 2012

Hare/s: Straydog & Here to Fork

Costs: Run: RMB 10/head for hashers & harriettes; RMB 5/ head for horrors up to 12 years old for bus & beers/water. Dinner is optional and will be at an added cost if you decide to stay.

Meeting Place and Time:
Meet at 2.00 PM at Crowne Plaza for a 2.15 PM SHARP hare off! We will take an appropriate bus to the train station.

People wanting to go directly to the run start, kindly find your way there yourselves and we will meet up in main square in front of the train station (eastern side) but please plan to be at the above place no later than 2.45 PM!

Run starts as soon as we reach the start point, approximately by 3 PM!

Plan to attend? Please RSVP here.

More Info:
Hares say: On our never ending quest for the best run ever we have another try on Saturday. And what a treat the hares will prepare for the Hashers. First off, there will be the magical old town. Every step is on historical ground, every arrow leading to a new old place, every Hash check making you stop and look. And on top of that will be even a learning experience for the one or two of you that want to read a bit more about our city. The hares will use the help of a little book called “Ein Führer durch Tsingtao” (no jokes about Germans and Führer please) which was printed in 1903 and lists a lot of facts and bits of information about the daily life more than 100 years ago at the very same spot.

Historical stuff? Learning!? Fear not, fellow Hashers! You don’t have to do all that and can simply enjoy the run through the area. And if you follow the trail correctly then it will lead you all the way to the brewery of Strong Ale Works on Da Xue Road. Oh yes! We will actually finish the run at a proper brewery. Isn’t that a treat? It is run by brewmaster John who will introduce us to the art of making tasty beer, will show us what it takes and what makes a beer good. He will let us taste a bit of his creations – coffee beer anyone? – and we will be allowed to ask all we ever wanted to know about making beer. Will this be the best run ever? Come and check it out on Saturday.

Receding Hareline:
Please let Premature Finnish know if you are available to hare a date below, thanks!

Run No. 273 – April 28 – Horny Hunchback (Dean)
WE NEED HARES FOR MAY! Please let Premature Finnish know if you are available to hare a date below, thanks!
Run No. 274 – May 5 – ?
Run No. 275 – May 12 – ?
Run No. 276 – May 19 – ?
Run No. 277 – May 26 – ?

Planned out of town specials:
May 25-27 – Xiamen
June – Huangdao (exact dates to be announced)

Want to volunteer for haring? Know someone who wants to hare? Please contact Premature Finnish.

On On !!
Well Hung Jury & Team
Hare Raiser/Trail Master – Qingdao Hash House Harriers

Relevant Links:
Qingdao Hash House Harriers Official Website
Crowne Plaza Qingdao Website
Qingdao HHH on Facebook

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