Hashing is the old British schoolboys' game of "Hare and Hounds", as practiced by the Hash House Harriers. In Hare and Hounds, a runner or runners are designated as Hares, and set out to lay a trail for the other runners (the "Hounds") to follow. Trail is marked with flour, shredded paper, or some other appropriate substance, referred to either as "scent" or "hash". After a suitable head start, the Hounds take off after the Hares. The Hash House Harriers began playing Hare and Hounds in 1938 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Surrounding this simple children's game in amusing ceremony, cameradery, and imbibery, the Hash House Harriers have spread Hashing all over the world.

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Basel-Stadt Hash House Harriers
Running in and around Basel since 13 January 1996. Includes contacts, schedules, statistics, nearby runs, newsletter, photos, and information about hashing in general.
BerZuBa Triangle Hash House Harriers
They are in the Bern-Zurich-Basel area and lay trail on a few special occasions each year. Includes schedules, contacts, and photos.
Lehman Geneva Hash House Harriers
LGH3 runs in the Geneva area every Monday evening and the second Sunday of each month. CHFH3 runs every Wednesday evening. Includes name and e-mail of contact persons and the club schedules.
Swiss Hash House Harriers Page
Upcoming events, membership details, directions, running schedule and related links.
Zurich Hash House Harriers
They have been laying trail Zurich since 15 May 1990. Includes contacts, news, schedules, a roster, and photos.
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