Previous runs

Run 1824 – Thursday 8th April ~ Kingston-upon-Thames

Hare – Pickled Fart

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This week’s trail will a start from outside Kingston station Map Link. Our anti -Covid protocols will apply. There will be no bag drop, run with what you bring. It will be a staggered start, set out when you are ready, don’t wait for the whole pack to assemble, runners should set out between 18.45 hours and 1900 hours, walkers may start a bit earlier if they wish. There will be a drink stop, at the drink stop please stay in groups of six or less and observe social distancing. The run will be around 6 KM to the drink stop then about 1 km return to the station. Darkness will be falling towards the end of the run, which will include some wooded sections, so a torch might be useful, particularity to walkers and late starters.

Run No 1823 – Thursday 1st April ~ Pinner

Hare ~ Mad Cow

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We resume running this week with a trail Hared by Mad Cow and this will be under the same anti-Covid precautions as we applied prior to the last lock down. The trail will start from outside Pinner underground station, on the Metropolitan Line map link, there will be no bag drop, run with what you bring. Dusk will descend before the end of the trail and you might find a torch useful. Start on trail when you arrive, runners should start between 18.45 to 19.00 hours, walkers can start a little as earlier if they wish to ensure a timely arrival at the drink stop. Later starters can mark checks at their discretion, bring chalk. Please keep in groups of not more than six and observe social distancing.

Run No 1822 – Thursday 17th December ~ North Ealing

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This Thursday’s run will be from North Ealing tube station (Piccadilly Line) W5 3AF Map Link. Start between 6.30 and 7 P.M. hours, faster runners should leave closer to 7, if you have a group ready to leave just before 7 please wait a few minutes for any latecomers, so they do not need to run on their own. DO NOT start before 6.30 pm as the trail won’t be ready and the drink stops will not be operational. Hashers leaving the start point after 6.50 pm are requested to start marking through the checks, please bring chalk.

The Hare is Pope and he has requested that runners wear Xmas costume with lights. Bring a torch. London moves up to Tier 3 from midnight on Tuesday so the pubs will not be open but there will be a drink stop.

Run No 1821 – Thursday 10th December – Barnes Bridge Station

Hare – Bhopal

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This Thursday’s run will be from Barnes Bridge Station (South Western railway) SW13 0NP, Map Link . WLH3 standard Tier 2 rules and start times will apply:-The start time for the run is 6.30 pm to 7pm, however, faster runners should leave closer to 7pm. If you have a group ready to leave just before 7pm please wait a few minutes for any late comers so they do not need to run on their own. DO NOT start before 6.30pm as the trail won’t be ready and the drink stops will not be operational. Hashers leaving the start point after 6.50pm are requested to start marking through the checks, please bring chalk.

The length of the run will depend on the weather as rain is forecast. Given the mount of off-road territory it might be advisable to bring a torch.There will be no bag drop so run with what you bring and ensure social distancing.

There will be an undercover drink stop.

Nearest pubs are Coach & Horses, The Bulls Head, The Red Lion plus others.

Run No 1820 – Thursday 3rd December – South Kenton station

Hare – Wacker

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With the end of lock down West London H3 resumes running under its standard Tier 2 rules:-The start time for the run is 6.30 pm to 7pm, however, faster runners should leave closer to 7pm. If you have a group ready to leave just before 7pm please wait a few minutes for any late comers so they do not need to run on their own. DO NOT start before 6.30pm as the trail won’t be ready and the drink stops will not be operational. Hashers leaving the start point after 6.50pm are requested to start marking through the checks, please bring chalk.

The run which will start from South Kenton station (London Overground & Bakerloo Line) HA9 8RB Map Link. On leaving the station at the bottom of the stairs turn left (the opposite way to The Windermere pub) and the trail will start immediately outside the station.

At the end of the run there will be a drink stop (DS) within a quarter of the mile of the station, which will open from 7.15pm.
The DS location will be in a park (to allow social distancing) with some cover, as it looks like rain on Thursday.
The long trial is just under 4.5 miles and under four miles with a short cut. A torch will be useful on part of the trail.

Unfortunately the landlord at The Windermere will not be reopening under Tier 2 rules. It is not clear yet whether the nearest alternative pubs;
(1) “The Preston” (which offers meals and has a large garden) Preston web site and map link
(2) “The Junction” in Harrow (outside area and food) will have reopened by Thursday.
Please check their websites on the day and the hare can give directions to both locations. Junction web site and map link

With the uncertain pub situation the hare will bring additional drinks supplies and snacks to the DS.
When registering for the run please indicate if you want beer, cider or red wine.
Please register as soon as you can so the hare can ensure there are drinks for everyone coming.

Run No 1819 (Guy Fawkes) – Wednesday 4th November – Twickenham

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Hare : Man Magnet

This week’s run will, for the first time ever, take place on Wednesday. The trail will start from outside Twickenham station map link

The standard Tier 2 rules will apply:- The start time for the run is 6.30 pm to 7pm , however, faster runners should leave closer to 7pm.  If you have a group ready to leave just before 7pm please wait a few minutes for any late comers so they do not need to run on their own.  DO NOT start before 6.30pm as the trail won’t be ready and the drink stops will not be operational.  Hashers leaving the start point after 6.50pm are requested to start marking through the checks, please bring chalk.

In addition the Hare has advised that a torch would be useful, and also that there will be a shortcut for walkers, so they should feel no need to start before 6.30 P.M.

We are not only making history by running on a Wednesday but re-writing it as well, as this will be our Guy Fawkes night run, with a suitably explosive drink stop. Remember, remember the fourth of November…

For those wishing to go for a beer after the run there are several pubs in the vicinity, such as The Albany and The Cabbage Patch with outdoor space where groups of up to six could meet. Please make your own arrangements if you wish to do this. Alternatively you could sit on your own inside, and cry into your beer as you contemplate four weeks of lock down without pubs or hashing.

Run No 1817 ~ Thursday 22nd October ~ Harrow-on-the-Hill

Hare : Roadkill

Important-Pre-registration is required for all participants in West London Runs during the current Covid emergency, if you plan to come on this, or any other run, you must register in advance using This link which will be open for each week’s run by the evening of the Tuesday before the run.

This week’s run will start from outside Harrow-on-the-Hill Station (Metropolitan and Chiltern Lines) HA1 1BB Map Link. Trains from Baker Street take only 20 minutes and 15 minutes from London Marylebone. Exit the station via the Lowlands Road exit LHS – do not take the exit towards the town centre and bus station RHS.

There will be no bag drop, run with what you bring and do not hang around waiting for a pack to form. Set off as soon as you turn up, anytime between 18.30 and 19.00 hours. Early starters should not mark through checks ahead of the main runners.

The hare will follow our former hash tradition and re-run the trail from 19.00 hours, marking through the checks for late comers and walkers.
A torch is not essential but would be useful towards the end of the run.

There will be a drink stop towards the end of the run so stay on trail and do not short cut. The hare’s able assistant will be at the drink stop location from 19.15 onwards.

If you want to go for a drink afterwards nearby under Tier 2 rules The Junction and The Royal Oak have outside tables. Please make your own arrangements in groups of not more than six. There is also the Moon on the Hill, The George, O’Neill’s and the Trinity Bar but they have no outside area so follow the solo drinking rules if you choose these locations.