What we're about

"A drinking club with a running problem"

We are an international, non-competitive running club. We run every week of the year, on Saturday afternoons in the winter (October to March) and Monday evenings in the summer (April to September). The attendance is usually 25-45 people.

The start is usually from a parking lot next to a train station or bus stop in the Greater Copenhagen area. Look for a group of people in colourful clothes. Sometimes the way from the station to the meeting point is marked with chalk or flour blobs, especially if there is a parking lot on either way of the rails. When it's cold, bring some warm clothes to put on after the run. There is always at least one car available where you can store your bag during the run.

Every week we run in a different area, and we don't know the route beforehand - only the so-called hare, i.e. person that marked the trail, knows it, and the rest of us needs to find it by following marks made with flour. Once in a while the trail will stop (it's a so-called "check") and from that point you need to find out where it continues - the marks will continue after 100-200 meters. This way if you're a fast runner, you have a chance to run more by checking out possible trails. If you're a slow runner, there is a chance that the right trail will be found by the time you get to the "check". This way the fastest runner and the slowest walker will most likely finish the run within a few minutes from each other.

We most often run in the forest. If you're a recovering runner or a beginner, you can choose to walk part or all of the trail. The trail is usually roughly 7-10 km, but shortcuts are marked so that walkers and slow runners can end up doing only a 4-6 km trail. Sometimes people ask us what pace we run at. There is no answer to that - everybody runs at the pace that suits them.

After the run we drink beer and sing frivolous songs while praising or punishing fellow members for good or stupid things they did during the run by giving them some more beer to drink.

WE NEVER CANCEL A RUN. We are not scared away by few participants or bad weather. Also, do not get discouraged by few registrations on Meetup. Our club has existed since 1980, and a vast majority of our members check the start location in our calendar (ch3.dk (http://ch3.dk/?Calendar)) and just show up. So there is no risk that you will come in vain.

The first run is free. After that the fee is 50 DKK per run, or a subscription of 222 DKK per quarter. The price includes all beverages during and after the run as well as some snacks (crisps) after the run. This does not apply for the 15+ km runs that usually find place on the second Sunday of each month - these are followed by hot food, and the price is 75 DKK per run (no option for quarterly payment). If a run requires the 75 DKK fee, it is specified in the run description.

The official language of the Copenhagen Hash House Harriers is English. A lot of us speak Danish though, so if you'd like to practise Danish, there will be plenty of opportunity for that as well.

Please be aware that photos may be taken during events and posted on this site. If you want a photo of yourself removed, please contact one of the organisers. Please do not post photos of others engaging in other activities than running.

In compliance with EU regulations please do not use personally identifiable information (e.g. e-mail address, real names if not included in people's Meetup profile, etc.).

Read more about us on: www.CH3.dk (http://www.ch3.dk/).

Read more about the hash house harriers around the world on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hash_House_Harriers

Upcoming events (1)

Run, walk or jog and drink on your own. Join our tour!

Hellerup St.

COVID-19 kennel CRH3 sets a Hash run in flour you can tour on your own by walking or running or jogging trail as you like, this is called hashing. Bring your own beverage (Beer) for after or DS = drink stop on trail. You won't find us, we'll not be there to meet you, but you'll look for trail marks and we hope to meet you when CH3 is allowed to continue. Start and finish will be same point, this week from Hellerup St. (probably back side). The rest you have to find by following trail marks. Start will be marked with CRH3. The trail will be approximate 8km long with possible short cut marked with arrow pointing your direction and S for short, an approximately 5km trail. On trail you have to look for flour marks, white bloobs and arrows. They can be on ground and on trees. If you see flour marks you are on On trail if not, you are probably lost and need to find trail again or detour as you like. The trail will be ready on Saturday afternoon until marks are still visible, latest until Friday afternoon. This to spread us out so we don't join trail on the same time. From experience most hashers (who we are) will be out there Saturday, Sunday and Monday bringing their own drink. Please upload and share a photo if you do the trail, does not matter whether you choose trail or shortcut or detour. Enjoy, have fun and take care. ON On,

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Hashing on your own

Islev Station | DSB

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