Hashing every Thursday. Meet at the Pub beforehand – Runs normally start at 7:15pm
The Hash House Harriers are an international network of running and socializing clubs based around the traditional English sport of Hare and Hounds, also known as a paper chase. The pack of runners pursue a trail that has been laid in advance, using chalk or flour, by the Hare.

West London Hash is a highly inclusive group with a diverse and cosmopolitan following. All are very welcome to join in, whether they are visiting Hashers from abroad, or people who have never Hashed before. Just turn up on the night in running shoes, or, if you wish, drop us a line in advance and we will look out for you. You will recognize the Hashers by their bright and distinctive running gear. A sense of humour and a willingness to mix and socialize are a lot more important than running ability.

West London Hash House Harriers (WLH3) meet all year round every Thursday. Normally we meet at 7pm in a pub within walking distance of a tube or mainline station, anywhere between Central London and The West London suburbs. Our runs start at 7.15pm.

A trail of chalked Ps will lead from the station to the pub. The run normally start from the pub and also finish there, but during the current Covid crisis there may some variation to these arrangements, check the instructions for each run.

The runs are four or five miles in length and last about an hour. Hash trails consist of short cuts, loops and false trails to ensure that runners of all standards can get involved and will stay together as a pack. After the run the pack spends the rest of the evening back at the pub in intensive recuperation.

recuperating-after-the-run

A nominal membership fee of only £2 per run is collected after the run, or regular Hashers can opt to pay £35 per year membership instead, this can be done on line to our Bank account West London Hash Harriers A\c: 41513215; Sort: 60-07-10. Please include your name, Hash or real, in the payment reference.

If you would like to receive our weekly e-mail keeping you up to date with West London Hash House Harriers’ runs and social events click HERE to contact us. West London Hash also has a Facebook group, this is a closed group which is open to anyone who runs with us, to join click here

If you would like to volunteer to lay a Trail Click Here

Next run

Run 1849 – Thursday Sept 30th ~ Greenford

Hare – Pretty Flexible

This week’s run will be from The Black Horse, 425 Oldfield Lane, Greenford UB6 0AS Map Link. The nearest is Greenford on the Central Line tube and GWR from West Ealing and there will be a trail of chalk P arrows from this station to help you find the pub, which is also accessible from Sudbury Hill tube station on the Piccadilly Line, but there will be no P trail from there.

The run will start at our usual time of 19.15 hours, and the pub will provide bag storage. The Hare advises bring a torch, also that there may be nettles on trail so dress appropriately. Trail will be approximately 8 KM, with the possibility of shortcuts, and there will a be drink stop.

You are requested to register in advance if you are coming on this run by clicking on This Link.

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Back to Normality

The mismanagement had a virtual meeting on Monday 12 July to review the approach to the regular Thursday night West London runs with the easing of Covid restrictions on the 19 July and they agreed on the following:_

  • We will go back to having a circle in the pub with down downs.  The Hare should try to get the pub to agree to this, if the pub will not agree then the Hare should try to arrange for a drink stop, a budget of £60 for this will be financed from Hash funds.  If we have a circle in the pub the hash cash or other committee member will pay for the down downs.
  • Hares should try to agree a bag drop with the pub.  If this is not possible they must let the Hare Raiser and weekly email know so that hashers can be warned in advance.
  • Advanced Registration for runs is no longer mandatory, however, it as it has proved useful for Haberdash, Hash Cash and providing the Hare with an indicative pack size we will continue to encourage registration and the link will continue to appear in the weekly and on website, so please continue to register if you can.
  • We continue to only take card payment for all hash fees, including the weekly run fee for those without annual membership.
  • We will revert to the pack starting the run together at 19.15 hours, as it was before the pandemic.  Hares should endeavor to keep the pack together by using traditional haring techniques such as checks, false trails and short cuts for walkers, and arrange for checks to marked through after they have been called.   
  • The Hare raiser must be notified in advance of any special arrangements for the run which vary from the above and these will be announced in the weekly e-mail and on the website ahead of time.  
  • Runs should start from the pub again unless impractical.  The Hare Raiser should be notified in advance if a run is to be an A to B and this will be clearly stated in the weekly email.
  • The weekly email announcing runs will continue to be sent at the beginning of the week and any derogation from the above protocols which the pack may need know about should be notified to the West London weekly email address by the Hare by the Monday before the run at the latest.