Seattle Red Dress Run 2015 February 14, 2015 Registration now open: http://reddress2015.wh3.org/ Registration increases: February 1st Online Registration closes: February 13th Cost: Variable price depending on rego date $20.00 + optional donation if rego'd before midnight on Jan 31 $25.00 + optional donation if rego'd before midnight on February 13th (online rego closes the same time) $30.00 + optional donation rego the day of the event Where: 88 Keys Dueling Pianos Bar 315 2nd Ave S Seattle, WA 98104 Time: Meet at noon, pack away by 1:00pm. Show up a little early to start drinking. Hares: Penis Envy, Cougar Rican, Just Can’t Get It Up, Split Doggy Dog, Jalapenis, Shot: The Anal Queen Have you ever looked around at the pack and wondered who you would match with best? Would you like to meet your hash match? Come celebrate Hash’ntines day at Seattle’s Red Dress Run 2015! As part of the registration process you will answer a simple questionnaire, and the day before the event you will be emailed with a list of potential Hash’ntines to find on trail. Along with finding your Hash’ntine you’ll be treated to a trail between 1 and 69 miles, zero to mild shiggy and most importantly BEER. You need to make sure to adorn your finest red dress, and come out to support this year's 2015 RDR charity. On August 7, 1987, a young lady wearing a red dress emerged from an airplane that had landed in southern California to visit a friend from her high school years. Shortly thereafter, she found herself transported to Long Beach, where her friend intended to introduce her to a zany running group called the “Hash House Harriers.” One member, noting her gender and attire, urged that she “just wait in the truck” until her host returned. With that goading, she ran into history sporting her red dress and heels. Gathering for the first Red Dress Run in San Diego, 1988, the following year (August 12, 1988), to commemorate the event, the San Diego Hash House Harriers sent “The Lady In Red” an airline ticket to attend the inaugural Red Dress Run. Hundreds of male and female hashers adorned themselves in red dresses for a spectacle widely covered by California newspapers and TV news. In addressing the crowd, The Lady In Red suggested that Hash House Harriers hold the Red Dress Run annually as an occasion to be used to raise funds for local charities. For more information about Red Dress Runs, the Lady in Red, and to look for upcumming RDR events be sure to check www.reddressruns.org This year's local charity is the Downtown Emergency Service Center (www.desc.org). DESC started in 1979 as an emergency shelter and a place for vulnerable adults living with behavioral health disorders to come in out of the cold at night. Today the mission is not to merely offer shelter, but to end the homelessness of our communities' most vulnerable people.
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