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Runners, walkers and joggers...
At a Hash, one or more members (Hares) lay a trail marked with sawdust, which is then followed by the the group of runners, walkers and joggers (the Pack or Hounds). We run in a different location every week. The trail includes false trails, short cuts, dead ends, and splits. These features are designed to keep the runners together regardless of fitness level or running speed, as front-runners are forced to run extra distance to find the "true" trail, allowing walkers to catch up.
The social element of a hash run is as important, if not more so, than any athleticism involved. The hashers enjoy a few cold beers after the run. Though the balance differs between chapters, with some groups placing more focus on socializing and others on running. There are room for all level of runners, joggers and walkers as long as they also enjoy the social aspect of the hash.
Hashing originated in 1938 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when a group of British colonial officers and expatriates began meeting on Monday evenings to run, in a fashion patterned after the traditional British Paper Chase or "Hare and Hounds".