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Addis Hash House Harriers

The Highest Hash in Africa!

 
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Hash Details!

Welcome to AAHHH, the highest Hash in Africa and one of the highest in the world, at 2400m above sea level. Some call Hash ‘The drinking club with a running problem.’ Perhaps this is true! Come and decide for yourself. We meet every Saturday afternoon, rain or shine, at 2pm / 14h00 (simint sa’at bityopia) in the Hilton Hotel car park, to run (or walk) somewhere nice outside Addis Ababa. Transportation is provided for those without.

We are a Family Hash: we welcome locals and expatriates, young and old, female and male, runners and walkers. We follow a paper trail laid in the morning by 'hares'. The size of the weekly Addis Hash outing ranges from about 60-90 runners and walkers, from a pool of regular Hashers numbering over 400. The run (and a shorter trail for walkers) takes about 60-75 minutes. It is followed by a circle to welcome newcomers and returnees, usually returning to Addis Ababa by 6.30pm (asra-hulet takul). The cost is 30 birr, while newcomers pay a first-time fee of 60 birr. We use this money to subsidise drinks and special events. Further info: +251-911-206908.

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Addis Hash Calls
On the Trail
 
On! On! - only to be shouted when following true trail
Are you? - where on earth is the trail?
On In! - home at last and beer!
Mind the crops! - watch where you're putting your big feet. 
On Up! - who laid this trail-for mountain goats?
On Down - am I going to die going down the side of this mountain?
Checking! - no, I'm not on paper.
And the best one of all
 
On In! - the hare's torturing will stop soon and beer is near!