Anthrax 2018!

Chicago Hash House Harriers Runs 2195, 2196 & 2197

Friday, December 14, 2018 through Sunday, December 16, 2018

Welcome to CH3’s 16th annual celebration of our 2002 anthrax scare! It’s also the largest annual hashing event in Chicago, this year featuring up to 200 bad decision-makers just like you.

How do I sign up?: Take a look at the tiered pricing structure below, then click on the REGO HERE link and follow the directions. Please rego by Nov. 26th to receive customized goodies.

Pricing tiers are as follows:

1-40:  $69
41-69:  $79
70-99:  $89
100-120:  $99
121-139:  $109
140-169:  $119
170-200:  $129
Anthrax 2018 is Nearly sold out! If you are sill seeking a rego, please monitor our Facebook group for others selling their regos.


Where should I stay? For out-of-town visitors we have reserved a block of 9 rooms for 2 nights (14th to 16th) at the Travelodge. The rate is $89.10 + tax per room, per night. Call 800-578-7878 to book. Use itinerary number 5136B65410048 or use the name Peter Waters.

Address: 65 East Harrison, Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: (312) 427-8000

This is smack dab in downtown so there are a plethora of touristy sites to see.

Any issues with the hotel, please inform Gay Dancer and he will work to sort it out.

What are the event details? Here is the schedule as of today. Expect a few tweaks as the event approaches.

$$$ = Included in your weekend rego price.

Thursday Dec. 13th
7:00 PM – Run with the Thirstday HHH at Lotties Pub – 1925 W. Cortland St., hared by Hooch Before Cooch & Silent But deadly $10

Friday Dec. 14th
6:00 AM – Day drinking on your own at any of the many watering holes in Chicago.

7:00 PM – Anthrax Prelube Trail (runners), hared by Lifa and Bert’s Special Friend. A-to-A at Redmond’s Ale House – 3358 N. Sheffield Ave. $$$ or $10 walk-up.

8:00 PM to 11:59 PM – Drink hash beer at Redmond’s $$$ or upgrade to a drink package for $20

11:59 PM to Dawn – Continue drinking on your own.

Saturday Dec. 15th
12:00 PM – Check-in and pick up your goodies at our party venue (2635 S. Wabash Ave.) The nearest L station is Cermak-McCormick Place on the green line, which is 1/2 mile away. The State St. bus (#29) will get you closer. $$$

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM – Chalk talk and on-out for main event runs: $$$

☞ Ball Buster (9+ miles*), hared by Silent but Deadly and Meat Inside Her

☞ Eagle Trail (6~9 miles*), hared by I Eat Dick and Feather

☞ Turkey Trail (4~6 miles*), hared by Furry Spice and Choke & Stroke

☞ Walkers Trail (3 miles*), hared by Snatchsquatch

* Distances are approximate “true trail” miles

4:00 PM – Back to the venue for a post-trail beer or 10. $$$

5:00 PM – Dinner is served! Meal voucher will get you some delicious food from our selected food trucks $$$This year we welcome back Hot Dog Fiend and Cheesies. We also plan to add Piko Street for your Asian-inspired taco needs.

Vegetarian, and (likely) gluten-free options will be available. Menu items may differ from the websites.

6:00 PM – Circle Up! $$$

7:00 to 10:00 PM – Party and drink the night away $$$

10:01 PM – Wander to the nearby South Loop neighborhood and continue drinking on your own.

Sunday Dec. 16th
10:00 AM – Wake up and grab brunch and a bloody Mary on your own.

Noon – Manthrax Hangover Run (runners, walkers) hared by Rusty Grundel & Dr. Cockvorkian.  A-to-A at Roscoe’s – 3356 N. Halsted St. $$$ or $10 walk-up.

2:00 PM – Circle Up! $$$

3:30 PM – Lunch is served. $$$

6:00 PM – Swing Low and GTFO until Anthrax 2019!