Run# 1649: Dragon Boat Festival Run

By |2020-07-27T11:54:45+08:00May 29th, 2014|Beijing Hash House Harriers, Hash House Harriers|

In 277 B.C., the poet Cyu Yuan threw himself into the Miluo river and drowned. The common people rowed up and down, throwing rice wrapped in leaves into the river to stop the shrimps eating his body. This is the origin of the Dragon Boat Festival traditionally held on 5th day of the 5th month. So we’re celebrating it on [...]