Penang's secret hash society

By Faith C. Watson

December 2013 FEATURE
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This is a history of the Hash House Harriers, a club whose activities leave you short of breath – from running and laughing – and big of belly. Its modern version actually began in KL in the 1930s.Point 39 on Hiking Trail overlooking George Town (elevation 426m). Penang Bridge is in the distance.I am a runner. I may not stride at a blistering pace, but I do run when and where I travel. I get out in the early mornings...

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Faith C. Watson

first came to Malaysia as a Fulbright scholar in 2004 and has regularly returned for friends, food and photos. She is an assistant professor of English at the Community College of Philadelphia, a cellist and a runner wherever she goes.