This week’s run was set by P M (he of notorious claim to fame of setting *significant* runs) from the flat suburb of Darlington ! ! ! All of you who missed the run, be grateful …. By all accounts it was a lengthy, arduous and tough-mudder ball-breaker-type run. It lasted for well over an hour and by the state of the runners, the word *knackered* was an appropriate word to describe them.
This was indeed a select boutique run with a moderate number of Hashers rolling up on a warm evening.
It was evident at the start that the GM, RA & On-Sec were not going to be present so it was a *STAND-IN* event. Taking on their roles VERY importantly, the temp. GM welcomed everyone and the Hare gave out some vague instructions (as usual) There was a runners and walkers trail, so we were off in different directions. The walk was most pleasant and very well marked, (which did not stop some walkers going off in wrong direction down driveways …!) Runners were not even heard (horn) for quite some time but on returning, judging by the RED faces (not making a joke of this …!) it had been of a fair distance and, despite the heat, (AND NO DRINK STOP) a good run. Apparently, there had been a short stop to investigate a ….. ahem … little cubby deep in the bush which was of some interest to some !
In the circle, the temp RA did his best to deliver charges but was at a loss as he had been on the walkers trail due to a niggling leg. However, there were plenty of charges from the pack to keep the Hash Splash busy !
On a special note, Hills Hash House Harriers are now sporting a new look t-shirt ! It is very smart and makes us look really sporty (Hee ! Hee !) Its all about the look …. get yours soon …….. Thanks to Sheep-Shunter/Light My Fire for your efforts in getting the gear !
On – On
Pink Bits xxx
1 Oct. 2017
Darlington prides itself in its artistic accomplishments. Not to be outdone the Hare presented to the Hills Hash House Harriers a drama production consisting of three acts on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Act 1 consisted in a traverse of Glebe Ave onto the bridal path. After a couple of checks there was an intermission while the FRB’s decided to check for some marks up a 45-degree slope. The hare was noticeably reluctant to follow. Act 2 was a delightful meander along the bubbling Nyaania brook ending up at the Glen Forest superblock. Act 3 was a forceful finish along bush trails to avoid pounding the pavement of Ryecroft Rd. The GM and RA must have been rolling in the flowered meadows of Piessed Brook as they were “no shows” thus Dripper took it upon himself to be the leader of the circle’s entertainment. Long-time no sees in the form of White Pointer, Wisecrack and Spekle were welcomed back. A new walker, Carmen was a welcome addition to the youth group. After the usual On Down’s it was over and we socialized over a pleasant BBQ.
On On till next week in Piesse Brook….P. Merah
Talbot Trials and Tribulations
Most members drove to the start location in raining weather and were probably thinking…why I am doing this? Nevertheless the RA prevailed and the clouds cleared for the start of the run in Talbot reserve. The route more or less circumvented the park with the Hare making sure that large quantities of sand underfoot were encountered. After a quick 20 minutes of flower viewing the drink stop was reached. The hare, Sheepshunter, was dishing out German Beer; alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Did this have anything to do with the German election being held that Sunday? Methinks all those who went for the non-alcoholic beer should have been relegated to an East German prison camp for their sins. It soon became obvious that the FRB’s led us astray and missed a portion of the run which meant that after the drink stop we headed out again to do the missing bits; well some of us did….where were you GPS? The circle was well placed adjacent to the heavy traffic on Talbot road. Welcome backs to the Tickhead family who were getting too much sunshine in Karratha and were in need of a dose of Perth winter weather. New runner Jessica promised to return next week. There were, some other charges, a birthday cake and plenty of Aussie beer to wash it down. On On till next week in Darlington….