City Activity

Thursday July 2nd, the activity committee organized our annual Asterix City activity, corona-proof this year! We all had to gather around the Klokgebouw in Strijp-S with a bag, a raincoat and a good bike (preferably not a student bike that keeps falling apart every km). Small groups were formed and left one-by-one with some snacks and a clue for a …

CoronaSolo3k

After the Corona solo 5k and 10k, today it was time for CoronaSolo3k! It was a hot and humid day with a considerable amount of wind: not optimal racing conditions.

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 …

Bellefleur Cake Party

The Bellefleur cake party was a success! The newest members had to make a pie and all Asterix members were invited to come and eat their bellies full with all these delicious homemade cakes and pies. The Brownie cake with red fruit from Maaike was the real eye-catcher of the evening, as you can see on the pictures. Bente made …

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 …