EWH3 #1292: The Kingman Park Trail! – 6:45 PM Thursday, April 28, 2022 – Stadium-Armory (Orange/Blue/Silver)

As the CDC and DC Health continue to update and revise guidelines, Mismanagement is working to determine how the hash fits into these recommendations. For this reason, masks are optional for fully vaccinated individuals. Vessels are still required for everyone. 


To be clear, this trail has NOTHING to do with the problematic Kingsman movie franchise (Taron Egerton’s charm be damned). Instead, it is about the Kingman Park Neighborhood! You know, the area that used be large mudflats along the Anacostia due to deforestation. Then marsh grass sprang up, catching the raw sewage being dumped there, and public health officials worried the flats were a breeding ground for mosquitos carrying malaria and yellow-fever. That’s the place, let’s go! 

In the 1920s the Anacostia was dredged and the soil was dumped on the wetlands and designated Anacostia Park (no one mentioned the wetlands’ role in cleaning water and absorbing floods). Houses went up and were predominately bought by Black middle-class families headed by federal employees and/or folks that left the Deep South during the great Migration.

Kingman Park residents have a strong history of civil action. There were able to prevent the Oklahoma Ave Metro Station, the 695 extension, a second football stadium next to RFK, and a theme park on Kingman Island. In 2003, they even got DC officials to cancel the 10-year deal for car races in the RFK parking lots!

After the run we will take in some Kingman Park nightlife with an On-After at the Biergarten Haus on H Street. They serve bier BY THE LITER.


When: 6:45 PM Thursday, April 28, 2022. Pack will be away right at 7:15 PM, don’t be late!

Where: Stadium-Armory Metro, follow marks to bike share at 19th and East Capitol

Nearest Capital Bike Share: 19th & East Capitol St SE

Hares: Mouthful of Clam, Maybe It’s Gaybelline, Boom Goes the Vaginamite, and Just Hannah

Trail Details:
– Runners: 1.7 mi. first half / 2.4 mi. second half

– Walkers: .8 first half / 1.2 mi. second half

– Shiggy: 0.69

Miscellaneous Crap: Trail is A to B (1.2 miles to metro, streetcar available). Bring your own vessel, A CRANIUM LIGHT, and a full water bottle. Sign up on Hash Rego is Required! Be smart, have fun.

End Metro: Union Station

Last Trains Out:

– Glenmont (Red): 12:12AM

– Shady Grove (Red): 11:58PM

On After*: Biergarten Haus If you plan to come to the On After, note that indoor venues may choose to keep vaccine and mask requirements in place. There is a outdoor back patio.

Specials: Kingman Park is special

*On Afters are an unofficial hash adjacent event. Please use your best adult judgment to decide about your participation.

Hab of the Week!

Purchase this week’s hab item at a discounted price. Limited quantities available, so get ’em while they last! You can purchase when you rego to pick up at trail!

Give Back to the Hash!  

  • BREW CREW! Do you enjoy those beverages on trail? Brews require brew crews! Email ewh3brewmeister@gmail.com to keep the hash alive. See the EWH3 calendar for dates.
  • ADOPT A METRO! Love to explore? We need hashers to walk/jog/bike/drive to potential Beverage Checks and On-Ins and check them out. Email ewh3harerazor@gmail.com

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