The Hareline

16/04/2015

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Run Date Hare Location
1732 22 Apr Brenda ‘Splat’ F Sathorn Pier
1733 29 Apr Keith ‘Diarrhoea’ T
1734 6 May Terry M & Yuree
1735 13 May AGM Senator and
Chocolate Starfish
Sukhumvit 101
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1736 20 May Ex-GM Run
Hareline in full

Run on Wednesday 22 April @ 17:30

16/04/2015

Hare: Brenda “Splat” F.
Location: Sathorn Pier (a.k.a. The Black Pig)

By BTS
Get the train to Sapan Taksin.
Take the ferry across the river to Sathorn Pier.
The run will start at the small soi by the pier.

By car
Go over the Taksin Bridge.
Take the first exit after the bridge, signposted Charoen Nakhorn.
Keep left and follow the road as it curves till you get to Charoen Nakorn Road.
Turn left at the traffic lights onto Charoen Nakorn Road.
After passing under the Taksin Bridge road make a u-turn at the first opportunity.
Return back along Charoen Nakorn Road and just before passing under the the Taksin Bridge road, turn left into Soi 15.  There si no sign for Soi 15, but look for green signs Sathorn (Taksin) CEN. and Chaloemprakiati Forest Park (Suan Pa Chaloemprakiati in Thai).
Park for free either at the Forest Park which closes at 20:00 or make a sharp left and park in the narrow soi to the left of the park.

Run on Wednesday 15 April @ 17:30

09/04/2015

Hare: Jim ‘Virginia Slim’ E assisted by Rawhide
Location: The Port

Map

By BTS
Get the BTS to Asok and leave the station by Exit 6 Exchange Tower.
Walk 20m back to the intersection and get a taxi heading south down Ratchadapisek Road towards Klong Toei.
After about 2km do not take the flyover and at the traffic lights turn left into Rama 4 Road.
After another 1km at traffic lights just before you reach Tesco Lotus turn right into Kasemrat Road.
At the next traffic lights (after about 500m) go straight on.
At the next traffic lights under the expressway go straight on again.
Just before the port entrance turn left into Soi 3.
Pass a truck park on your left, and after 50 metres follow the soi round a sharp left turn.
After another 50 metres where the soi goes right carry straight on into the compound of the Sanitary Section and park.

If you take the Expressway…
Head towards Bang Na and exit at The Port.
At the bottom of the ramp turn right, and drive about 400 metres.
Just before the port entrance turn left into Soi 3.
Pass a truck park on your left, and after 50 metres follow the soi round a sharp left turn.
After another 50 metres where the soi goes right carry straight on into the compound of the Sanitary Section and park.

If you are coming from Silom or downtown…
Get onto Rama 4 Road heading out of town.
Go past Lumpini Park, under the expressway, and carry straight on for about 1.5km passing two more sets of traffic lights.
At traffic lights just before you reach Tesco Lotus turn right into Kasemrat Road – there is a Shell petrol station on the corner.
At the next traffic lights (after about 500m) go straight on.
At the next traffic lights under the expressway go straight on again and follow the instructions above.

Run on Wednesday 8 April @ 17:30

06/04/2015

Hare: John ‘McSwirly’ M
Location: near Muang Kaew Golf, off Bang Na-Trad highway

Take the BTS to Udomsuk and leave the station by Exit 1 or 3.
Get a taxi heading out of town, and very soon turn left onto the Bang Na-Trad highway.
Near the 7 km marker exit left onto the frontage road (exit signposted ‘Outer Ring Road’).
Continue along frontage road and at 7.9 km take the elevated U-turn to your right.
At the bottom of the U-Turn ramp keep left and after 0.6km turn left towards the Muang Kaew Golf Course.
Go 1.5km towards the golf course and park at the 3 way intersection (on right) just before Concordian International school (on left).

Run on Wednesday 1 April @ 17:30

26/03/2015

Hare: Tiredej ‘Pork Finder’ S
Location: Sukhumvit Soi 57

Get the BTS to Thong Lo and leave the station by Exit 3.
Head away from town for about 100m, crossing Soi Thonglor.
Turn left into Soi 57, go about 100m down the soi and park yourself.

Run on Wednesday 25 March @ 17:30

19/03/2015

Hare : Mollie ‘Chocolate Starfish’ L.
Location: Suan I Rin Restaurant (ร้านอาหารสวนไอริน),
Chalerm Prakiet Soi 47

Take the first stage expressway south east towards Bang Na.
At Bang Na exit left onto Sukhumvit Rd., heading into town.
After 0.5 km.turn right into Soi Udomsuk (also known as Sukhumvit 103).
Go along Udomsuk and after about 4 km.cross Sri Nakarin Rd. on the overpass.
The road is now called Chalerm Prakiet.
After another 4.5 km.(once you go past Rama 9 Park).
Look for Soi 47 on your left.
Turn left and park in the parking area for Suan IRin Restaurant (ร้านอาหารสวนไอริน)

BTS:
Get the BTS to Udomsuk and leave the station by Exit 3.
Get into a taxi and immediately turn left into Soi Udomsuk (Sukhumvit 103)
Follow the directions above.

Run on Wednesday 18 March @ 17:30

12/03/2015

Hare: Greg ‘Tickler’ C
Location: Krua Sam Yay Restaurant, Ratchapreuk Road

This is a B to A songtaew run.  At 5:30 the songtaew will leave to take you to B where the run starts.  If you are late, it’s only 1.2km of concrete to the B-site/run start!

Cross the Rama 5 Bridge.
Zero your odometer as you come down from the bridge.
At 1.7km, just before the flyover, get into the frontage road.
At the traffic lights turn right under the flyover on to Bang Kruay–Sai Noi Road.
At 4km, as you approach the bridge over Ratchapreuk Road stay left and turn left onto Ratchapreuk Road. Keep in the left lane.
After 300m pass the Ruang Khao restaurant on your left, where you merge with the main road. Keep left.
About 100m further on take the frontage road exit for the U-turn under the bridge.
Before the U-turn look for the elevated sign 3 Yay (“3 ยาย“) 150m ahead.
Turn into the Krua Sam Yay car park on your left.

Coming from the south
Go north on Ratchapreuk Road, passing the massive underpass at Nakorn In Road.
Continue north over the klong bridge, under the Bang Kruay-Sai Noi Road and U-turn about 3.5km from the underpass, the first opportunity.
Return south and when you pass under the Bang Kruay-Sai Noi road again follow the instructions above.

Run on Wednesday 11 March @ 17:30

05/03/2015

Hare: Colin ‘Hema’ S
Location: Pakkret, Tara Riverside Restaurant

Old Farm Aung Thong Area, visit classic Bangkok Hash Territory while we still can.

Head north on the 2nd Stage Expressway.
At B10 toll plaza zero odometer.
At 6.3 km filter left at Exit 2-11 for Chaeng Watana (CW), heading west,
6.9 km the ramp merges with CW.
Head west and after 2.5+ km move into the right lane,
10.5km take the ramp up onto Rama IV Bridge.
12.5km cross the Chao Phaya River.
13.5 km at ground level, filter left for the U turn below the main road,
Head back towards the river, keeping to the left,
just prior to the river make another U turn.
Go 50m and turn left, signpost to Wat Bang Chak.
Continue 100m then park in big restaurant car park on left by Hare’s Fortuner 3026.
The restaurant name is in Thai, but phone no in big digits 02-501 7778.
Beware traffic on CW can be a bit slow.

Run on Wednesday 4 March @ 17:30

26/02/2015

Hare: Andrew ‘No No’ M
Location: Cowboy Restaurant, near Nakon In Road

Cross the Rama 5 Bridge and zero your odometer at the top.
At the bottom of the bridge filter left into the Nakon In frontage road
At 1.2km, just before a footbridge turn left into a soi.
At 1.35km the Cowboy Restaurant will be on the right. Turn into the large concrete parking lot.
If at 1.5km, you pass the very famous Rich Hotel (short and long term available), you have gone too far! Turn around and go back.

Run on Wednesday 25 February @ 17:15

19/02/2015

Hare: KC ‘Boob-a-lube’ M
Location: Phaya Thai Walking Street

Get the BTS to Phaya Thai and leave the station by Exit 2.


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