Madang Hash House Harriers 1200th Run

Posted in Hash, Madang Happenings, Parties on November 5th, 2007 by MadDog
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This from Bigus (Shane McCarthy):

Madang Hash House Harriers (Madang H3) had their 1200th run on Saturday 3rd November. Normally Madang H3 runs on Monday nights except for big “Jungle Runs” like this, when we run on weekends.

Twelve hundred runs represents twenty-four years of Hashing in Madang – not bad for a bunch of “Drinkers with a Running Problem”!

Twenty-four of us assembled at the Madang Club and were marshalled onto a truck being driven by “Nob.”  All the regulars were there, Biggus Dickus, Pocohontas & Family, Cum, Goanna & Family, Snob, Earful, Earless, Barbie and Questionmark. Bondage & I Cum Once came later. We were also joined by some “New Footprints”:  Ilene Dover, Joachum, and Henau & Kimberley.

We travelled to Gum Village, where the run was to start. Our “Hares”, Barbie & Biggus, gave us directions and off we went at lightening fast pace on “Flour” as our marker.

Our run took us along the Gum River, through villages (where the local kids joined us), then through thick jungle. After an hour we came to a clearing where a soccer field had been carved into the jungle. Thanks to our local guide Aki Melling.

We had a couple of well deserved “Cold Drinks” here, then climbed back on the truck to head back to the Madang Club for the “Circle.” The Circle is the place where we enjoy “Down Downs”, which are charges levelled at us for indiscretions on the run.

A geat day (and nght) was had by all – just ask the New Footprints how much fun Hash is!

Madang H3 meets every Monday at 5:30 P.M. If you enjoy a walk & a bit of social itertaction, please join us.

Enquiries to Biggus (Shane McCarthy) – 852 2499 or email:

Here’s a photo of some action along the run.

Action on the Run

This is the group at the finish along with the local people.

Madang Hash House Harriers at the end of the 1200th run

Here’s the circle of Hash-folk at the aftermath do at the Madang Club.

Madang Hash House Harriers at the Madang Club


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1200th Hash Run AND Oktoberfest!

Posted in Hash, Invitations, Parties, Things to do, Upcomming Events on October 30th, 2007 by MadDog
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This from:  Biggus (Shane McCarthy)

Madang Hash House Harriers

1200th RUN

Saturday 34th of Oktober (3rd November)
2 P.M. Start at the MADANG CLUB

Down Downs
Jungle Run
Down Downs
Oktoberfest Piss Up & Grub
Did We Mention Down Downs ???

Adult Drinkers – K50          Youngans & Non-Drinkers – K15
Kids Under 10 (Who are Non-Drinkers) – FREE

RSVP:  Biggus – Ph. 852 2499, Fax 852 2591,

Yes, our delightfully strange Hash-folk are doing it again!  Please note that only sub-10-year-olds who are non-drinkers will be admitted for free.

For information about Hash House Harriers, try these links:
The World Hash House Harriers (so it claims) site is here
A very interesting Wikipedia article on HHH is here
The Aussie Hash Page is here
The UK Hash Site is here
and (not for the faint of heart) the SoCal (Southern California) Hashers are here

UPDATE: I just found here the POM HHH page

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