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 …

Van Lint Week 2019

Monday The Monday evening began with a basketball match. Matthijs, aka Michael Jordan, showed his ex basketball skills. And together with Lennert, Iris, Harry, Maaike, Oscar and Michiel, they kept the purple honor high! In the second block, Asterix was well represented in water polo and Tchoukball. Our Tchouckball team managed to win all the matches and reached the finals …

NSK Trappenloop 2019

Friday the 13th. With a group of Gauls and two Asterix flags, we left by car at 16:00 from Eindhoven station (not the right location choice at this time of day). At 16:30 we had moved approximately 100 meters. Finally we escaped the Eindhoven traffic, only to get stuck on the motorway due to some protesting farmers. After a two-hour …