Hare: Patrick Russell aka Hornblower aka birthday boy
Co-hare: Carlo "why not add in this valley?" Pangrazio.
Venue: Bentong Estate, 11 kms beyond Bentong.
Scribe: Terry Gardener
Comic: Linda Van Dijk
Occasion: BIRTHDAY RUN
Allow 1 hr+ from Karak Highway toll. A little further to travel than normal but we hope worth it. This is a new, never hashed area in spectacular and virgin running territory Ė a garden of Eden. Note there is a RM1 toll into the estate. It will be a runnerís run. The hares have obtained special permission
for the first ever HHH on this estate. PLEASE DO NOT LET US DOWN BY LEAVING CANS, BOTTLES OR OTHER LITTER AT THE RUN-SITE.
Proceed to Karak-Kuantan highway toll. Get there to Bentong by old (scenic) or new (quick road). In Bentong, pass blue church and pink pasaraya on RHS. Pass Hentian Bas on LHS. Negotiate 1 way system and follow signs to Raub, passing Hospital Bentong on LHS. Zero trip meter at modest small-town mosque on RHS.
@ 3km pass exit to Kem Tentera on LHS
@ 6.1km take exit on LHS marked route 55 to Fraserís Hill. Also signposted Bentong Hillís Orchard
@10.4kms turn left over bridge into Ladang Bentong. Over bridge turn immediate right and head into estate on dirt track passing tractor tyre marker on RHS
@11km pass sign to Managerís Bungalow and keep going straight
@ 11.5 km pass boom gate and pay RM1 estate access fee to Samy Velluís
Follow dirt track and hash signs to run-site @ 12.1 kms. Park under oil palm near river and FFB collection point. Slot next to river reserved for beer wagon. Do not obstruct bridge or estate road for tractors.
Restoran Yee Fatt Ė Bentong. From run-site, zero trip meter and proceed back to Bentong. Pass Kem Tentera, Golf course etc on RHS. At approx 10km, look for Petronas Station on RHS. Restoran Yee Fatt is +250m on the LHS, enter past plant nursery. Plenty of parking round the back. HHH should be in air-con room at the restaurant.