Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali on the Run
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali on the Run

Bali Hash House Harriers Run for Bali's Recovery February 14-17.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/23/2002)

As their response to the October 12th terror attack the Bali Hash House Harriers (Bali HHH) have organized a Bali Recovery Run, covering 4 days of activities from February 14-17, 2002.

Four days of hashing in all.

Hashing?

You might well ask.

Hashing is something of a local tradition which sees otherwise normal and sane members of the community don running kit, consume copious quantities of food and beer, and run through local rice terraces and otherwise sleepy villages screaming "onward, onward!"

The Bali Recovery Run

The weekend of games, hashing, bashing and thrashing gets underway with a regular HHH run on Friday, February 14, and winds up with a final run for any survivors on the following Monday, February 17.

The organizers claim the weekend will expose local and visiting runners to breathtaking views of Bali via off the beaten track running routes.

Blessed by the Gods?

The dates for the HHH Bali Recovery Run exhibit propinquity with a number of important dates on various calendars.

Friday, February 14th marks both Valentine's Day but also Hari Bhatari Sri - a day dedicated to the Balinese goddess of rice and fertility; February 15th, the second day of the event, is the Chinese celebration of Cap Go Meh; February 16th is the third Sunday before lent or Septuagesima and Bulan Purnama the Balinese day of the Full Moon; and February 17th is the Buddhist celebration of Maghapuia.

What all this has to do with anything, we're not quite sure. The Hashers, however, are a strange lot, deriving strength from any signs and divinations connected with their runs.

For A Very Good Cause

The Headquarters for the HHH event is the Grand Bali Beach Hotel in Sanur where special accommodation packages are on offer for out of town participants. An early registration fee of Rp. 300,000 (approximately US$ 34) is available before December 31, 2002. After that the rate increases to Rp. 500,000. Hashers under the age of 16 can participate for only Rp. 50,000.

A warning to everyone else in Bali on these dates: buy your stocks of Bintang Beer well in advance. Supplies may be under severe strain during the coming HHH Bali Recovery Run.


More information: Register on Line

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

   

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Baliís Loses Much-Loved Tourism Pioneer
Ida Pedanda Gde Ngurah Karang Ė Founder of Segara Village Hotel Dies at 87
(12/22/2014)
Fun & Sun Costs More in South Bali
Price of Waters Sports at Tanjung Benoa, Bali Increase by 30%
(12/20/2014)
Fire in East Denpasar
Fire Destroys 7 Shop Houses in East Denpasar, Bali
(12/20/2014)
Mantra for Difficult Times
Australian Mantra Hotel Group Scales Down its Plans in Tough Bali Marketplace
(12/20/2014)
Be Prepared
Bali Identifies Areas at Risk of Natural Disaster and Maps Plans to Minimize Destruction
(12/20/2014)
When Sleighs Wonít Do
Bali Airport to Operate 134 Extra Flights Over Christmas and New Year Period
(12/20/2014)
When a Bay Becomes a Quagmire
Editorial: We Support Jakarta Globe Call for President Joko Widodo to Cancel the Benoa Bay Reclamation
(12/20/2014)
4.25 Million Foreign Tourists to Bali in 2015?
Bali Seeks to Add 500,000 Tourist Visitors in 2015
(12/20/2014)
That Takes the Lot!
Baliís Tanah Lot Temple Experiencing a Record Number of Visitors Leader Up to Year End Piodalan Ceremony
(12/20/2014)
Shanghaied No More
Singaraja, Bali Immigration Office Deports 282 Foreign Workers in 2014
(12/20/2014)
Different Strokes Apply in Bali
Pendawa Beach Visitors in Bali Reminded that Sexual Activity and Swimming While Menstruating are Strictly Not Allowed
(12/20/2014)
Bali Non-Stop to Cairn, Australia
JetStar to Fly Direct Three Time a Week Cairns to Bali Flights Starting in March 2015
(12/20/2014)
All [News]!