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February 12, - February 18, 2008

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Chiang Mai HHH Corner - “On On!”

The North Face River Kwai Trophy 2008

Chiang Mai HHH Corner - “On On!”

CH3, the oldest hash club (males) in Chiang Mai runs on Mondays every 2 weeks. If you need a lift from the HHH Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 4 p.m. please Call 09 99 358 27 before 3 p.m. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/
CUMH3 is now the most popular Male hash in Chiang Mai and pick up is every week on Tuesdays from the Fish n Chips Shop on Ratchawithee Road (tel. 053-418210). Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/cumh3.html
CSH3 is a mixed hash. Runs every Saturday. Pick up from HHH Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 3.15 pm. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/
Chiang Mai’s Happy H3 is a mixture of traditional values and progressive thinking. Very democratic, good runs and “on on’s” guaranteed. Pick-up from Fish ‘n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road, 4 p.m. every Saturday. Website: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/CH4.html
BH3 female hash (Harriettes) runs once a month on the last Sunday of the month. Pickup from HHH Pub on the corner of Soi 2 at Moon Muang Rd. is at 3.30 p.m. during the winter and 4 p.m. during the summer.
It’s great fun and you surely get value for your money plus you get to meet all the long-time expats here!

The North Face River Kwai Trophy 2008

4-8 hours of running, mountain biking, swimming, kayaking and more…

The North Face, The Tourism Authority Of Thailand and Active Management Asia Co., Ltd., are pleased to announce that the next River Kwai Trophy will take place on Saturday, March 1, 2008. This three to eight hours wilderness adventure race, will take teams of two through a 40 to 50km unmarked course of running, mountain biking, swimming and paddling.

The River Kwai Trophy adventure race takes teams of two on a 40 to 50km trek through the beautiful scenery of Kanchanaburi Province.

“The course is very exciting as the route travels along scenic trails exploring the mountains, farmlands of western Thailand and the magnificence of the Kwai valley,” says Serge Henkens, Amazing Thailand Adventure Race Series Manager.
“The perfect recipe for a great race can be found there,” he continues. “The River Kwai of course but also thick jungle, steep mountains, lakes, caves and picturesque trails. The course is very scenic and challenging.”
The last few years has seen adventure racing grow in popularity, with more and more people looking to get into the sport. This is the third edition of the race and it is becoming increasingly popular with both local and foreign racing enthusiasts.
“We had 46 teams for the first edition in 2006, 80 teams in 2007 and we expect 100 teams this year” says Henkens.
“Anyone can do it as we propose 2 different divisions. Adventure level is accessible to anyone with a minimum of fitness really. But beware, Adventure Racing is the most addictive sport you will ever try, and once you get sucked in, there’s no going back,” he adds.
The race will involve disciplines such as Mountain biking, running, swimming, kayaking and more and the two categories will be split as follows:
Adventure: For the weekend warriors - Not too hard, require a minimum of physical condition. A good intro to the world of Adventure Racing – 3 to 5 hours to complete
Extreme: For confirmed athletes, experienced racers or very fit people. Serious training is required- 4 to 8 hours to complete
The race is open to anyone 16 years of age or older and each team must consist of two athletes.
For more details please take a look at our website www. riverkwaitrophy.com or www. active-asia.com or call the Race Director on 081 922 7100

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