Batavierenrace 2020

With a lot of rain, some illness, a lot of wind (not always bad hehe), some hills in the southernmost of the Netherlands (also not always bad), we ran a total of 300 km this weekend. Despite not being together, we managed to form a strong team and ran fast times. Some interesting facts and figures of this race: ‘Team …

CoronaSolo5k

As all races have been cancelled until September due to the Corona pandemic, virtual races are popping up all over the world. Last Saturday, the CoronaSolo5k took place, this was a virtual race in which each participant had to run a 5k loop alone, with the start and finish at the same location. A couple of Gauls participated (Domingos all …

NSK Indoor 2020

With the winds picking up again we once again braced ourselves for yet another storm. And with this in mind we decided to play it safe and do some racing indoors! At 8:30 (maybe a couple of minutes later, ahem) the van and a couple of cars departed from Eindhoven to the indoor track in Apeldoorn. The reason for this early …

NK Indoor 2020

The NK Indoor 2020 took place in Omnisport in Apeldoorn like every year. Three athletes of Asterix participated during this National Championship. The race started with the series 800m of the men, where Tijs participated. The winner of each of the 4 series and the 2 overall best times would qualify for the 800m finals. Although 2 disqualifications in Tijs …

NSK Cross 2020

The Dutch Student Championship cross country running took place in Eindhoven last Saturday. Our previous chairman Jordi promised some short-distance events with starting blocks (!), which resulted in more than 165 students participating! In the morning, the entire Stratumse Heide was taken over by a group of Gauls armed with red and white tape and a bucket of chalk. As …

Cross Country Races January 26

On January 26 the Joe Mann Bosloop in Best took place. During the warming-up, Tom decided not to run today, due to an injury. When the sun started to shine, also the long cross started, where Carmen and Willem started. The long cross consisted of one short lap and three long laps for the women and four long laps for …

Cross Country Races on January 19

Last Sunday, January 19, multiple cross country running races took place. Asterix members went to three different races: the Heldense Bossen Verloscross, the Dieprijtcross in Eersel, and in the southern most corner of the Netherlands (practically Germany): the Abdijcross in Kerkrade. Three Gauls with outstanding performances in these races tell you about their experience below! With somewhat fewer participants than …

New Years Dinner 2020

Afgelopen vrijdag werd het nieuwe jaar ingeluid met het nieuwjaars diner in onze eigen kantine. Met de aanwezigheid van 30 frisse Galliers en 6 bestuursleden die nog aan het uitbrakken waren van hun constitutie borrel van een dag eerder zat de kantine helemaal vol. Het diner stond in het teken van de Franse keuken en werd afgetrapt met een aperitiefje …

Sylvestercross 2019

Oudejaarsdag is een dag van tradities, oliebollen, vuurwerk, champagne, maar natuurlijk ook de jaarlijkse Sylvestercross in Soest. Drie Galliërs reisden af naar deze nationale cross, bekend en gevreesd vanwege de stroken mul zand die deel uitmaken van het parcours. Aan de start van de korte cross stonden Job en Ramon klaar om 3.2 km over de Soeste Duinen en door …