Date: Monday 5th September 2011
Hare: Sir Rabbit
Venue: Dodgers Football Club, Labrador
Weeks to AGPU: 40
Was another debacle in the brewing, Sir Rabbit’s Bar & Grill was still not ready for opening after several years of extensive renovations, familiar surrounds, and the weather looked dodgy as Sir Rabbit anxiously studied the radar and called upon the RA’s intervention?
The pack arrived at the new location, Dodgers Club, to find the gates locked and Sir Rabbit’s fur in a ruffle as he looked for options. To no avail as the pack was called to order and set off in seemingly familiar directions. Across Oxley Drive we ran and into the enclave of dodgy back streets before emerging through a hole in the fence and traversing potentially dangerous grounds, possibly occupied by the armed and dangerous. Quickly the well organised pack ran through in tight formation and over the road to the bush around the cricket club.
Back over Oxley Drive and more back streets and bike paths. Sir Rabbit remained in close proximity on his trusted bike ensuring the pack didn’t stray too far off course. Magician, a visitor from Vietnam, ran in his customary tribal sandals to the bewilderment of the seemingly talented athletes in tow.
We finally emerged at Sir Point Two’s residence hoping to raid the fridge of his VB’s, but instead had to settle for just paying homage to the soon to be vacated abode. The trail then continued south towards the hockey fields where a nervous and now somewhat reluctant pack followed. Through the park, across bridges, through the scrub and along the fence line we went, until again emerging in familiar surrounds but not quite knowing how we got there.
After some coming and going, crossing paths, and some short cutting we set off along the creek for the run home. A couple of usual suspects scented their way home across the footy ground, claiming the trail lead them, whilst the rest of us trudged along the real trail through the scrub and slop before emerging at the creek crossing to the obvious joy of the pack.
It was then a short trot across the field to a large pack already well home and into the refreshments, including serial late comer, KB. Good use of a well worn area and in fact even finding a few new paths.
The nosh was a quality chilli dish and highlighted by the ever resourceful Hare, providing dessert from his vending receptacle. Sir Prince Valiant gave the run a glowing report, commenting on his religious experience, with Miscarriage quickly concurring. Pizza’s food report was the usual waste of time, so the GM turned to Josephine to make sense, who quickly gave a 7/10 which was then upped to 7.5 following the dessert arrival.
Jigsaw: For printing out “mystery foot” photo and Missing link for not being able to name all in photo
Miscarriage: Called to order by the RA for potentially bringing the Hash into disrepute by perving into people’s back yards
Sir Rabbit: Wearing non Hash hat (“I’ve been to Urbenville”)
Sir Point Two: 1003 runs (allegedly) since 1984, and recalled his first run at Gaven. A warm farewell was given to a popular and long serving member who is off to start the Urbenville Hash, run for Mayor, buy (or at least support) the pub and try to notch up another 1000 runs
Crocodile: Trying to charge Flasher for trying to blame Goatfarker for disappearance of his ironing board alter, which he allegedly found in the bush, however alter was not recognised and down down reversed
Miscarriage: Charged by Sir Prince for consuming with his prized marmalade, behind his back
Magician & Short Circuit: Visitors
Flasher: POW from Sir Point Two for having no life and spending all his time sending trivial emails
Flasher: Shrapnel found in cash bucket
KB: Late arrival, but claiming to have gone on trail
Jigsaw: 65th birthday, thanks for the Coronas
Pizza & Crocodile: For slack jokes (I think)
Sir Rabbit: Hare
The increasing numbers of walkers were put on notice and ordered by the RA to bring medical certificates as to why they had to walk
GOOD LUCK SIR POINT TWO, KEEP VISITING, AND BE PREPARED FOR MANY A VISITOR DOWN URBENVILLE WAY.
IMPORTANT HASH EVENT:
BUDD’S BEACH BIKE RIDE, SUNDAY 2ND OCTOBER AT 09:30
BRING A CHAIR, ONLY $15.00 PER PERSON FOR A GREAT FEED,
DRINKS ON SALE AT USUAL ROCK BOTTOM PRICES
On On from “The Desk”