Anthrax 2022! Dec. 9-11

Anthrax 2022 Registration is now Live!

By popular demand, we’ll be back at Michelle’s Ballroom this year. Expect the usual Anthrax craziness over 3 days, including the Friday night prelube run, and the Sunday hangover run. In fact, if the stars and harelines align, you can hash for 9 consecutive days leading up to Anthrax!

As always, the CH3 Code of Conduct is in effect. Please review it and comply.

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Event Details

Here is the schedule as of today. Expect a few tweaks as the event approaches.

$$$ = Included in your weekend rego price.

Friday Dec. 9th
6:00 AM – Day drinking on your own at any of the many watering holes in Chicago. Why not check out Chicago’s Christkindlmarket?

6:00 PM – Check-In for the weekend and pick up your gimmies at Duffy’s Tavern and Grille – 420 W. Diversey Parkway  $$$ Walk up price $25. By CTA, take the brown or purple line to Diversey, then walk east 3/4 mile.

7:00 PM On out for the Anthrax Prelube Trail (3~4 miles), hared by Lifa and Crotch Fire. A-to-A trail $$$

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM – Enjoy our drink wristband deal for beer and White Claw. $$$

10:00 PM to Dawn – Continue drinking on your own.

Saturday Dec. 10th
1:00 PM – Check-in and pick up your gimmies at  Lincoln Park Conservatory – 2391 N. Stockton Dr.   By CTA, take the red or brown line to Fullerton, then walk east on Fullerton for 1 mile. If you’re coming from the loop, bus route 151 will drop you right out front. $$$ (no walk-ups)

1:00-2:00 PM Photos in the Lincoln Park Zoo

2:00 PM Drop off your bag at the hash truck. It will be magically transported to the trail finish.

2:30 – On out for main event trails:

☞ Ball Buster (8+ miles*), hared by Garmin and Sleepy Nom Noms

☞ Regular Trail (4~6 miles*), hared by Steps in Shit and False Advertising

☞ Walkers Trail (<3 miles*), hared by TBD

* Distances are approximate “true trail” miles and may be reduced if the weather sucks.

5:00 PM – Trail will end at our main event venue Michelle’s Ballroom – 2800 W. Belmont Ave., where we will conduct circle and serve up some delicious food (Chicago pizza, Portillo’s and a taco bar) along with yet more beer. We’ll party until we run out of cash or the management tells us it’s time to go. $$$

Afterwards – Wander to a neighborhood bar and continue drinking on your own. Recommended: DMen Tap and Reed’s Local, both open until 3 AM.

Sunday Dec. 11th
10:00 AM – Wake up and grab brunch and a Bloody Mary on your own.

Noon – Anthrax Hangover Run aka Dragthrax! (runners, walkers) hared by North Banger Alley & Le Shartiste.  A-to-A at Roscoe’s – 3356 N. Halsted St. $$$ or $10 walk-up. By CTA, Belmont (Red, Brown Lines) and Addison (Red) are each a short distance away.

2:00 PM – Circle Up! $$$

3:00 PM – Sing your dirtiest song that doesn’t include the words “swing low”, then GTFO until Anthrax 2023! Or, head across the street to Sidetrack for more fun.

9 8 Days of Hashing!

Yes! Show up in Chicago a week early and you can hash for 9 days in a row. Details for some runs are still being worked out so check back here as the week approaches. There will be a place to safely store your bag at each run.

Saturday Dec. 3rd
2:00 PM – Run with the Chicago Big Dogs H3 at Pleasant Point Park – 6801 W. Imlay St..  Hared by Magnetic Muff & Stuffin’ Muffin. On-out at 2:30 PM. $6

Sunday Dec. 4th
2:00 PM – Run with the Chicago H3 at McGee’s Tavern & Grill – 950 W. Webster Ave.. Hared by Sleepy Nom Noms. On-out at 2:30 PM. $10

Monday Dec. 6th
7:00 PM – Run with the Special Event Pickup H3 at TBD. Hared by everyone. On-out at 7:30 PM. $5 – Would anyone like to organize this? Okay this run is cancelled due to lack of interest.

Tuesday Dec. 7th
6:30 PM – Run with the 4×2 H3 at Senior Citizens Memorial Playlot Park – 2228 N. Oakley Ave., hared by Lower Wackoff. On-out is at exactly 7 PM, so don’t be late. $2 for 2 beers.

Wednesday Dec. 8th
7:00 PM – Run with the Chicago Full Moon H3 at McGee’s Tavern & Grille – 950 W. Webster St.. Hared by Horn-E. On-out at 7:30 PM. $5~8

Thursday Dec. 9th
7:00 PM – Run with the Thirstday H3 at The Sedgwick Stop – 1612 N. Sedgwick St., hared by Snatchsquatch. On-out at 7:30 PM. $10