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Walking and Running Groups

Hash House Harriers   groups have been formed all over the world since the 1930s and there are some all over Korea. They often refer to themselves as a ‘walking club with a drinking problem’. Here is how the hash works: Hares (designated members/volunteers) lay a chalk course through the city (jungle/forest/wherever). The hounds will then follow the trail to the end after which they will repair to the nearest watering hole. Lots of fun to be had by all. The Hash House harriers are bound by the following:
- to promote physical fitness among its members;
- to get rid of weekend hangovers;
- to acquire a good thirst and to satisfy it in beer;
- to persuade the older members that they are not as as old as they feel.
Information on Hash House Harriers in SeoulUlsan and around Korea. Most meet weekends. Some are men only, women only or co-ed.

Seoul Flyers generally have one major race a month, sometimes more during spring and fall. The group has long runs (LSD) along the Han River on Saturdays at 8 a.m. The run starts at Ichon-dong in Yongsan-gu. Please go to www.seoulflyers.com/training.html for directions to the meeting point (Location A).
Tuesday is a track workout at 5:45 p.m. Thursday is Namsan hill workout at 6 p.m. also. Sunday morning beginner group runs are at 8 a.m. Contact seoulflyers@gmail.com. For race info and registration requests, email sfraces@gmail.com. Seoul Flyers also has a Facebook page.

K4E Editor: If any of the above information is incorrect or if you know of other walking or running groups in Korea, please let us know at info@korea4expats.com


 

Last Updated on 2014-03-10


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