THURSDAY 4/12: EVERYDAY IS WEDNESDAY H3
EWH3 #1062: The DCH4 Invasion Trail – 6:45PM Thursday April 12th – Pentagon City (Blue and Yellow lines)
Come on out and help start the weekend right off by helping us to celebrate DCH4’s 2000th run on Saturday and 40th Analversary.
When: 6:45 PM Thursday April 12th, 2018. Pack away at 7:15!
Where: Pentagon City Metro’ follow marks to Virginia Highlands Park, Corner of 15th Street S and S Hayes Street.
Pre-Lube will be at Chevy’s on S. Hayes Street.
Please Step Away from the Whores, Can’t find Pussy In a Haystack, Ass
Spelunker, Deetz Nutz and maybe a mystery hare (if we can dig one out of
Miscellaneous Crap: Trail is A to A’. Trail is nice and short for all the old timers so don’t expect a marathon training run. It should be a nice night. Pack smartly and bring a headlamp & mug! Be smart, have fun.
Last trains out of Pentagon City Metro station:
Green Line Yellow Line Red Line Fort Totten 11:10 PM
Blue Line Franconia-Springfield 11:53 PM
Yellow Line Huntington 11:29 PM
Silver Line Blue Line Largo Town Center 11:19 PM
On After: Champps! We have our own room in the back. (awaiting confirmation from managers)
Specials: You are all special! (will try to get something when managers call me)
FRIDAY 4/13: DCH4 HOSTS BELTWAY BOB
When: 4/13/18 4-8pm
Where: The Barking Dog – 4723 Elm St Bethesda, MD 20814
Happy Hour directions: Meet on the main floor, if we stay long enough, we can go upstairs to their dance floor, which opens around 9pm.
Metro directions: Take the red line to Bethesda. Take the elevators (not the escalators) up to the corner of Montgomery & Wisconsin Ave. Turn right to cross Montgomery Ave and go south along Wisconsin Ave for 2 blocks to Elm St. Turn right on Elm St – the Barking Dog will be halfway down the hill on the right.
Parking directions: Park at the Bethesda-Elm garage (4903 Elm St). Download the “Mobile Now” app or use quarters at the meter. Rate is $1.25/hour until 10pm. Once parking is squared away, exit the garage using the Elm St entrance, turn right to proceed to the corner of Elm St & Woodmont Ave. Cross Woodmont Ave and walk a 1/2 block up the hill. The Barking dog will be on your left.
Happy Hour Specials:
$1 off drafts
$3, $4, and $5 beer specials
$5 Jameson, Absolut, Captain Morgan, or Jack Daniels
$5 small plates
Saturday 8:30am: Tortoise & Hare 5K
Register Here: https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=128676
When: 4/14/18 8:30am – sharp! Get there early to pick up your number.
Where: Greenbelt Nursery School, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt, MD 20770
Why: Fundraiser supporting Mrs. Shmegg’s nursery school – it’s the 10th anniversary of DCH4 drinking to support the kids. And because we know there are some elitist over-achievers that want to do 3 trails in 1 day! Please note that this is a fundraiser. If you rego and don’t show up, that’s OK. The giveaway is a spiffy Tortoise & Hare cotton T-shirt. Sign up soon and Mrs. Shmegg will reserve the color you want. Choose from red, green, black, or pink.
Start directions: 495/95 Beltway to Exit 23 Kenilworth Ave. North towards Greenbelt. Right at the light onto Crescent Rd. Go about 1.5 miles and turn right at the stop sign past Greenbelt Library. Park and r*ce.
Metro directions: Take the green line to Greenbelt. Take the G12 or G14 bus. Try Google transit. From the bus stop at Roosevelt Center or Southway, continue on Crescent Rd. a few hundred yards to the parking lot behind the library and community center.
Hares: Blinded by the Spooge, Incredible Edible Shmegg & Mrs. Shmegg
Trail Description: Flat, scenic path around Greenbelt Lake. 2 beer checks. Wear your kilt.
Saturday 10:00am: Mount Vernon H3 Trail #1641
When: 4/14/18 10am
Theme: “If you don’t start in the morning you can’t drink all day.” Let’s get the party started! MVH3 pre-lube trail for the DCH4 2000th trail and 40th Anniversary Party.
Where: Rock Creek Forest Elementary School – 8330 Grubb Rd, Chevy Chase MD 20815
How Much: $6
Includes: Trail, snacks, food, and assorted beverages. Vegetarian and gluten free options.
Hares: S’not, French Toasted, For Sale or Rent
Trail Description: A to B. All trails in woods after start. Runner’s is wet, some overland and nice hills. Possibility of some brambles and/or PI. Walker’s shiggy level – low, except for walker eagle split, otherwise all paths and bridges. Dry trail if it doesn’t rain, otherwise expect mud. Bring dry shoes/clothes, maybe a chair. Bag vehicle provided.
Dog Friendly Factor: Leashed at all times.
Stroller Friendly Factor: Walker’s trail good with a couple of minor pick-ups. Runner’s trail no.
Metro directions: Take the red line to Bethesda (or Silver Spring). Take the J2 bus towards Silver Spring (or towards Montgomery Mall if getting on in Silver Spring). Bus runs every 20 minutes. Try Google transit.
Hare #: 443-910-7137
Saturday 3:00PM: DCH4 40th Anniversary & 2000th trail
Theme: National Lampoon’s “Hash” Animal House
When: 4/14/18 3pm (Pre-lube starts at 2pm; sign-in starts at 2:15pm)
Where: TacoArepa – 4905 Fairmont Ave Bethesda, MD 20814
Start directions: Beer garden of TacoArepa
Metro directions: Take the red line to Bethesda. Take the escalators up to the street level, turning left onto Old Georgetown Rd. Cross over Old Georgetown Rd when possible. Continue on Old Georgetown Rd for 3 blocks and turn right onto Fairmont Ave. TacoArepa is almost to the end of the block on the left.
Parking directions: 2 large parking garages are located on each block by start and end. Park at the Cordell-St. Elmo garage (4935 St. Elmo Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814) or at the Woodmont Corner garage (7730 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814).
Hares (Trail): Duckbill Cookiepuss, Incredible Edible Shmegg, Fey Lay!
Trail Description: Shiggy factor: TBD; A to A’
On-After: Tapp’d 4915 St. Elmo Ave Bethesda, MD 20814
On-After details: 4 hours of their house beers and wine, appetizers, free billiards, and both a band and a dj. Tapp’d features a full wrap-around bar with over 40 draft beers and a game room. Their full beer selection, dinner menu, and other game room activities (skee-ball, foosball, pinball, photo booth) will be available for purchase. We are welcome to stay until final closing, which is around 3am.
Commemorate our founding by dressing as your favorite character from the cult 1978 movie, National Lampoon’s Animal House.
Beer selection includes:
Tapp’d Hoppy Blonde
Tapp’d White Ale
Tapp’d Irish Red
Tapp’d Nitro Cream Ale
Organizer’s phone #: LNDT 240-274-3707
Sunday 10:00am: Hangover H3 trail #96
Keep up to date with the trail details here: http://hangoverhash.com/trails.
A to A’
Hares away – 9:45AM
Pack away – 10:00AM
Theme: DCH4 2000th Hangover KEEP YER DRUNK GOING Trail!
Hare(s): Cum Brew Lay, Queen of the Jungle
Start: Bethesda Metro Station (Red line) – 7450 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD
Follow marks to start.
Metro Accessibility: Bethesda Metro, you wanker!
Parking: Hooray for Sunday!
On On On Brunch: Gringos and Mariachi – 4928 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD
Brunch Specials: Tequila, baby!
Trail Length (Approx):
Eagle- 6 Miles
Turkey- 5 Miles
Penguin – 3 Miles
Shiggy Rating: (1=None to 10=Jungle Bushwacking)
Eagle – 4
Turkey – 4
Penguin – 2
Eagle – yes
Turkey – yes
Penguin – yes
Brunch – no
Eagle – yes
Turkey – yes
Penguin – yes
Brunch – yes
Sunday 3:00PM: WH4 #1805/BAH3 #1588 joint trail
When: 4/15/18 3pm
Theme: Animal House Walk of Shame
Where: 2900 Linden Lane Silver Spring, MD 20910
How Much: $6
Start directions: Parking lot overlooking the 495 beltway
Metro directions: Take the red line to Forest Glen, metro is single-tracking at downtown DC stations (Dupont to Judiciary Sq); start is 3/4 mile from metro. If coming from Bethesda, catch the J2 bus to Silver Spring (runs every 20 mins), then catch the Ride-On 5 bus to Twinbrook; walk 1 block to start. Contact the hares to coordinate a ride from Forest Glen metro.
Driving: Take the beltway to exit 31/31B (Georgia Ave Southbound). Turn right after .2 mile onto Seminary Place. Turn right at the first stop sign onto Seminary Rd. Turn left at the first stoplight onto Forest Glen Rd (after crossing over the 495 beltway). Turn right into the 2nd parking lot adjacent to the building (before re-crossing the 495 beltway).
Hares: Late Nite Drive Thru, Mudflap, Ass Spelunker
Trail Description: A to A. Headlamps, headlamps, headlamps! Runners will need headlamps for tunnels and dry shoes for after trail. Walkers will be on a pavement, stroller friendly trail. Bag vehicle provided.
On-After: Denizens Brewery in downtown Silver Spring
Hare #: 240-274-3707