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Hash House Harriers

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You know the drill, party too hard on the weekend and then work it off all week in the gym. A South Florida running club let's you work out your legs and your liver. Deco got a taste of the wild weird world of the Hash House Harriers.

As any fitness expert will tell you hydration is key for any workout routine. The members of this Lauderdale running club follow that rule. Well, sort of.

Beer is 90 percent water right?

Nuisance Batch: "Hashing is definitely a drinking club with a running problem. We get together in random places every week."

The Hash House Harriers have combined the benefits of running with the fun of beer. The result? A weekly party that moves along at a leisurely four to six miles per hour.

Nuisance Batch: "It dates back to the hounds and the hares in the late 1800. There's a hare every week, during the week they'll scout their trail where they want it to go. They just lay the trail and everyone will take off after them."

And of course there's plenty of beer to be had before the run, and during the run and after the run.

Nuisance Batch: "These peeps take the time out of life to have fun, and work out, so I find it pretty hilarious and a good workout."

With chapters in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, the club is open to all.

Nuisance Batch: "No rules. We have traditions but we like to enforce those but no rules."

But before you run, you gotta learn the lingo.

Nuisance Batch: "When you're on trail you yell and that tells the rest of pack your on trail.

But if you show up to race you'll be left in the dust.

Nuisance Batch: "There's no talk of racing, there's no winner no loser."

So you're looking to burn off some calories, while drinking a bunch of calories, grab your shoes, grab a beer and hit the road.

 

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