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Hashing – The Next Olympic Sport?

Hashing – The Next Olympic Sport?

What is hashing, you may ask? Hashing mixes athleticism, hard work, and friendly competition mixed with a touch of hedonism. Hashing began in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1938, when a group of British colonial officials and expats founded a running club called the Hash House Harriers. They named the group after their meeting place, the Selangor Club, nicknamed the “Hash House.” The runs were patterned after the traditional British paper chase. A “hare” was given a head start to … Read entire article »

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Dogfish Dash Weekend

Dogfish Dash Weekend

The sixth Dogfish Dash was held on September 30, 2012. The race consists of both a 5k and a 10k, with all proceeds going to the Delaware chapter of the Nature Conservancy. The Dash is by far the biggest source of funds for the conservancy. Each year the Dogfish Dash beats fundraising expectations. The 2012 edition of the race raised $38,500 which, considering that the combined registration was limited to 1900 runners and the 5k … Read entire article »

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Beer and Running

Beer and Running

Beer and running are two of my favorite things. Did I start running because I drink beer? Beer isn’t necessarily the evil that it’s portrayed as. Beer, like red wine, does provide some health benefits. The malt and hops used to make dark beers contain flavonoids, the same heart-healthy compounds in vegetables and wine that counter cell damage, thus reducing your risk of heart disease and cancer. Beer also contains B vitamins and chromium, which aid in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer Facts, Flying Fish Brewing Co., Russian River Brewing Co., Sixpoint Brewery