Bangalore Hash House Harriers
28 years and still running...
Its the Bangalore chapter of the drinking club with a running problem. We run on (almost) once a month somewhere in the countryside 20-50 km from the centre of town and occasionally indulge in outstation runs and Hash events.
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Event reports :
Run 687 - The Wet Wet V-Day Serene Run
February 10 2019 - Avalahalli Forest
On a slightly warmer but spotty clouded day, some 140 plus hashers gathered at The Vaishnavi Serene project site at Yelahanka. At 3:45 p.m. 18 FRB's were flagged off on their long run and the rest of the hashers moved from A to B, the start of the hashers run. (A-B-B-A route). By 4:10, the runners who started earlier reached the hash run start and it was started shortly therafter.
Hashers walked through the dry fields into the forest while the runners had a good romp into the tree forest, the unique sunset point (by which time the clouds had thickened) and then overtook the walkers to the water stop where it poured incessantly till the end of the run. Those who came to the waterstop enjoyed the pineapples, grapes, milkshakes and more.
Several hashers clambered on to the Bigbasket van and the kids into the hash mobile. The others made their way back on to the trail.
The run finally got over by 6:15 p.m. with everyone returning to the Vaishnavi Serene project site where hot Vada Paos awaited them, slaked with beer.
The sponsors got to make a short presentation about the Vaishnavi group and their project. The hashers who remained listened to them, and post that the circle was held. Rajshri and Poonam the representative virgins were iced after the hares.
Sumptuous dinner, more fun and merriment. followed after which the evening wound down by 9 p.m. and Kevin Liverfrys car stuck in the slush (watch the video).
Official Hash Scribes version :
The downpour of rain during the trail gave a new meaning to the word Forest Bathing. The Japanese should follow our example. No Zen here, only Zest. No Ying and Yang. Just Din, pitter patter and song.
The Amorous croak calls of the generally hidden toads in the forest were drowned out by the Vocal Cords of IceMYBalls (Dr.Srini) Serenading in the Rain. Such was the competition given by him in the Drenching rain. The intensity, the Fervour, the Passion, Lot of basic instincts emerge in the Rain. It was nice to see the camaraderie of the other Hashers who also assisted him in his efforts. Somehow his PHD helped in this Case.
The cold rain helped elicit a little chatter in the mouths. The Hash Vocabulary was enriched due to the lisp. Cute Guys became Thoot Guys. Long Run became Long Lun in the Thilla-Halli Forest due to which they were wet and had to take of their clothes and were desperate to take a Ride at the Water Stop – many crammed into the Bigbasket Van as luggage! The term one in the hand and two in the Bush sure had its terminology originating in such similar scenarios.
The Scene of Mandakini under a Water Fall fails in comparison to the Group Picture of Wet Hashers. The extravagant display of Beer Bellies! The Extra Gleam in Pervert Producers Eye was obvious. The results will show shortly.
The problem in the rain is that difference of drool and water can’t be noticed. Reminds me of the Song, “Drooling in the Rain”.
GM hopefully gave a V Day red rose and a chocolate to all the harriettes present, hoping to get a peck on the cheek or their numbers. Thankfully neither happened!
At the post run circle – the hares – Laid and Ran, IceMyBalls, Dickhead and Cyber were iced – (Jasleen and Neha, conveniently exited earlier) and ofcourse the sponsor too. Representative virgin harriettes Rajshri and Poonam were serenaded by Cyber.
Thank you to our Hosts, The Vaishnavi Group, for feeding us, warming us, serenading us. It was certainly impressive the hospitality that they laid before us. The residences they will be constructing will take care of the room problem for the few among us who need it desperately. A little Shack in the Dark.
Thank you to those under-appreciated souls whos labour to provide us cut fruits, snacks and other nourishment. It does not mean you are out of our minds. It’s Just that the Situation in front of us needs our utmost concentration.
SHAGGY MOTOR MOUTH
Picture albums :
Album 1 (Cyber) : (click here)
Album 2 (Abbas) : (click here)
Album 3 (Hashers) : (click here)
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