RUN NO. 2298
DATE: 4 SEP 2012
SITE: LUCKY GARDENS
H3 QUILTS (QUality In Laying TrailS) OBSERVATION PROFORMA
HARES: Kathryn & Karlene SITE: Lucky Gardens DATE: 4/9/12
OBSERVED BY: Madam Sin TIME: 4.55 – 7pm HOUNDS: 52
AGREED AREAS TO BE OBSERVED
Hounds’ interactions on trail
Hounds’ completion of trail
Hounds’ interactions at On On
HARES’ INTERACTIONS (What did I see and hear?)PRE RUN: Visual aids/H3 signs had been placed in strategic locations to indicate run / On On site .Trail paper samples had been left. Hares had asked Erin to explain that pink paper would be used for laying through of all checks.
5.40pm Hares came down road from trail looking tired but pleased they had completed their objectives successfully.
COMPLETION OF TRAIL:
SHOUT UP: 6.30 Hares appeared from house in matching hash t-shirts.
6.45pm Hares stood up as requested by JM Cheryl and held cans of unopened drinks in hands.
Hares opened their cans and drank on the words “Drink it down” and then lifted cans and held them on top of their heads. Hares smiled, looked relieved and sat down.
Kathryn argued with the hounds in defence of being let off Hash Shit for forgetting signs from last week.
ON ON:7pm: Hares rushed off to serve victuals (roti and dahl)
Hares sat down and drank and chatted with hounds.
HASH OUTCOMES ACHIEVED: Yes, a good trail. Hounds completed tasks set and interacted well. A quality trail.
HOUNDS’ INTERACTIONS (What did I see and hear?)
4.55pm Hounds started arriving, parked vehicles, signed in and commented on the heat. Some put on hash shoes. Softies were put on ice delivered by Sticky Rice and Smurf put green and blue cans of drink into eskie with ice.
5.15pm Horn sounded by Ryvita. Hounds moved off to find trail paper at a variety of pace. Hounds clambered over storm drain railings and bridge. Some commented that this task was difficult.
5.30pm Hounds gathered at a pile of pink paper. Some shouted “Checking” and ran off looking for On paper. Some stood about chatting and catching their breath. Mrs Pingu found the On and called. Ryvita sounded the horn. Hounds ran/moved off towards the paper.
5.45pm Similar behavior observed as at first check and once again Mrs Pingu found the On
5.55pm Less hounds at third check and On was found by Marcella, a late starter (5.30pm) who had caught up with the pack.
6.15pm First hounds to complete trail ran out of jungle
6.15 – 6.35pm Other hounds arrived in pairs or groups. Most were sweating and drank water or isotonic drinks, and went off to shower or change their apparel.
ounds commented or shouted opinions about the run, “Nice to go the wrong way round for a change”! (Satu Lagi) Hounds replied, ”Yeah”. Some clapped. Possum shouted, ”Too dry!” Trailblazer started off the Down Down song. Hounds all sang.
One new hound, Alice, introduced herself and drank a bottle of water as a Down Down.
Front Horn, Ryvita, and Back Horn, eastern Promise, acknowledged the hounds’ gratitude for their performance of their tasks. Other hounds made announcements and Deborah told some witty jokes. Hounds responded appropriately.
Mad Marg threw a bucket of water over Kathryn with gusto.
Hounds rushed into house to grab bowls of food, which they ate quickly. Some left the site. Others remained for some time drinking and chatting before leaving the site after 9pm
NEXT RUN: Kapok Kanan
HARES: Smurf/Madam Sin/Satu Lagi