Athens Hashers running with the
Wessex HHH in the UK

17th - 24th - 31st January 2010
(3 runs)

Wessex Hash House Harriers:


17th January - St. Leonards Hotel,
185 Ringwood Road,
St Leonards, Ringwood, 

BH24 2NP

The lat/lon coordinates of the starting point & circle: 50°49'40.67"N, 1°50'20.20"W

Elevation: 25 metres above sea level

Trail cartographic Length = 15.3 km (almost 10 miles)

No photos for this hash


24th January - The Rising Sun pub
Bashley Common Road (B3058)
Wooton, New Milton,
Hampshire, BH25 5SF

The lat/lon coordinates of the starting point & circle: 50°47'3.43"N, 1°39'25.73"W     

Altitude: 57 metres above sea level

Trail cartographic Length = 6.5 km

The trail

The pub was situated in the New Forest

View from outside the pub

New Forest sign


Mauricio ouside the pub before the run.

Note the patriotic English St. Georges flag flying on the flagpole

The Bookmaker, front running the pack in shorts engages with the mud


The Bookmaker shows off his injuries...


Bleeding on the hash


Mauricio, The Bookmaker and Mad Dog


Mad Dog, Mauricio and The Bookmaker


Rogues gallery


Lining up the beers in the pub


The pub menu. Note the good prices. And this pub is popular.
A good meal and a pint of beer cost about 11 pounds or 12 euros (at present exchange rates)


Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding with gravy and lots of potatoes & vegetables -
almost too much to eat!



Yum yum!


The desserts menu


OK, So we were really greedy and had the apple pie
& clotted cream with a coffee as well


The tray of down-down beers.

The main circle is held AFTER the pub meal with the Wessex hash


The circle - with about 35 hashers (Orginally about 50 but some had already gone home)


Harriette DIO's with photos


- Combined Wessex and Hampshire hash -

31st January - The Alice Lisle pub
Rockford, Ringwood,
Hampshire BH24 3NA

The lat/lon coordinates of the starting point & circle: 50°52'18.97"N, 1°46'29.10"W     

Elevation: 22 metres above sea level

Trail cartographic Length = 7 km (approx)

The trail. The straight lines are where the GPS lost track of the satellites & are not the true trail.


Signpost giving an idea of the pub location.


The pub sign


A very nice old pub


Mad Dog's sister Teresa, nephew Christopher & brother-in-law Simon -
were visiting and joined Mad Dog and Mauricio on the hash.


The huge pre-run circle


The Wessex GM Mr Beaky
(The Wessex hash strangely don't have an RA but they have a GM and 6 JM's)
Note the frosty grass.


The hasher in the costume apparently does it for fun.
He walked the trail in the costume too.


Would be a great outfit for Carnival!

The Wessex hash sign-in board


Visitors pay a pound each.

They have to check when they leave to do the run and when they return -
so everyone is accounted for.


Before the run ....

A hasher reaching a set number of runs has to drink beer from the piss pot.

The hares are given a down-down.


The trail is laid in sawdust (which is actually quite difficult to see)
Chalk powder was used for the walkers trail on this occasion.


Mud, glorious (frozen) mud! Note the frost on the grass.


Navigating an icy bog


Wild New Forest ponies


The walkers wind their way through the bracken


>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Panoramic view of part of the New Forest area


Short cutting in costume


Mauricio runs on


After the run... A huge "all you can eat" Roast Beef & Roast Pork
with stuffing & Yorkshire Pudding + veg meal from the carvery for just 9 pounds



Mad Dog's nephew Christopher get a virgin hasher's down-down


Wessex GM Mr. Beaky takes the circle


The colourful hasher has now changed into
another costume to decorate the main circle.




NOTE: 1 mile = 1.609344 kilometers


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                                                                        MD Feb. 2006

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