Join the Qingdao Hash House Harriers on April 7, 2012. This marks run number 270 in the history of the Qingdao group of drinkers with a running problem. More details below.

When: April 7, 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:

Easter Bunny Loves Rocky Road Run No. 270 – April 7, 2012 a GRAND idea will be to dress up in Easter related colours (red/white/yellows & greens, paster pinks and blues) and gear (think bunny hats, ears, masks, whiskers…you get the drift!)

Hare/s: Frank & Ralf

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 bus number 110/321 to the bus stop 青岛二中 on Songling Lu (near Qingdao Technical University)

Shi Lao Ren Residents or people wanting to go directly to the run start, please plan to be at the above bus stop 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: The run will be in the mountainous area east of Qingdao Technical University so to expect both hilly and flat terrain. 

Some more enlightenment from the hares:

First the good news: Saturday’s trail is going to be a rather short one, taking you off the beaten track to experience some village atmosphere, blaze or cruise (depending on personal preferences) through mellow tea fields, all the while taking in the beautiful views of Qingdao’s rural and less rural side …

And now the bad news: To have all this, some challenges need to be mastered. There is one rather steep ascent on a single trail and a long descent with loose dirt and gravel. It is nothing really dangerous, but you should be prepared for this, so you may want to consider to leave those high heels at home and rather wear good running or trekking shoes to be on the safe side. Since the sun is already quite strong, you may want to bring some water as well as a cover for your head – Easter bunny ears are definitely optional 😉

Receding Hareline:
Run No. 271 –  April 14  – Ken
Run No. 272 –  April 21 (Strong Ale Brewery) – Straydog (Chris)
Run No. 273 – April 28 – Horny Hunchback (Dean)
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:

Exact dates to be announced:
May – Xiamen
June – Huangdao

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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