The Hash House Harriers is a decentralized organization, with each chapter or Kennel individually managed
with no uniting organizational hierarchy. There are more than 1,700 kennels spanning all seven continents. Most major cities are home to at least one kennel.
Hashing began in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1938, when a casual group of British colonial officers and expatriates began meeting on Monday evenings to run, in a fashion patterned after the traditional British Paper Chase, to rid themselves of the excesses of the previous weekend. (more history
Ashland House Harriers
The Ashland Hash House Harriers are the Southern Oregon chapter of hashers that were founded in 1988. During spring and summer we meet on Tuesday evenings at 6:00pm.
known as virgins, are encouraged come
. Check the up-in-cumming runs
for the starting location. A small fee is collected at each run to pay for beer and vittles, usually around $10 per person. Runs are generally 3 to 6 miles in length. You do not have to be in good physical shape as long as you can hold a glass. All are welcome and please feel free to bring a friend -- especially one you don't like.