NSK Teams 2021

Last Saturday, the NSK teams competition took place at our own track. About 270 athletes from eight other student cities came over to compete, and with beautiful late summer weather, it was going to be a great day. The day started with the flag parade in which each team was presented. Afterwards, the first athletic event, being the 4x100m relay, …

5 reasons why you should run

As Gauls we already know that running can significantly improve physical and mental health. As a form of aerobic exercise, running can reduce stress, improve heart health, and even help alleviate symptoms of depression. The health benefits are endless. Which is very important since we are all student with exams and deadlines unfortunately. Running is one of the best forms of exercise for your overall …

Foreign Training Week – La Mure

On Monday morning at 5:30 on the 9th of August, 23 Gauls carried their baggage to the TU/e campus, where an Asterix Vega Tour bus was waiting for them. In the bus we played ‘ranking the Gauls’, a demanding game involving trying to think of who will eat the most croissants and who was the most likely to get lost. …

NSK Track 2021

This year the NSK Track took place in Utrecht at the end of July. Despite the holidays, a large group of Gauls travelled to Utrecht to compete. On the first day of the NSK, Oscar competed in the Discus Throw and Shot Put. At Discus, Oscar managed to get the 7th place and on Shot Put the 5th place. Merel …

Athlete of the month: Carmen Reep

This month we celebrate our chairman of the PR committee: Carmen! It was long overdue that this Gaul got some credit. She was the secretary of the 51st board of Asterix, takes part in a lot of committees, is always enthusiastic and is our first lady at Asterix! Carmen turned 22 years old a few days ago and just finished her …

National Competition

After almost a year of waiting, it was finally time for most Gauls to participate in an official athletic competition again. Last Sunday, the competition of the National League took place! The men and women of the third division went to Roermond, and the men of the second division had to participate in Nijmegen. Besides all athletes doing their best, …

Athlete of the month: Ramon de Nooijer

This month we get to know Ramon a little bit better. He has been a member for almost five years and is always present at the track ánd at the KIX. He is graduating this summer as a Mechanical Engineering after almost a year of working on his thesis. He got distracted from studying sometimes to work-out with his fellow …

Internal Track Meeting

Friday 11 June 2021 our internal track competition took place! We started at 19:00 with hurdles, where Esmee and Boudewijn made jumping over 1 meter high hurdles look easy. The 800m race was very tense. Andrii, Tijs, Lorens, Harry, Wessel, Ramon, Michiel, Stefan, Kjell and Hannah competed against each other with a win for Tijs, close second and third place …

Dommelloop 2021

With 87 participants we’re proud to announce that the 2021 edition of the Dommelloop was a huge success. As last year, the Dommelloop committee set out the 2.5k course on the TU/e campus. All participants chose a race distance (2.5, 5 or 10k),  chose their own start moment (between the 29th of March and the 4th of April) and recorded …

Athlete of the month: Stefan van der Palen

This month we shine a bright light on our all-round athlete Stefan. He has been a member since 2016, has been a board member and has been a very dedicated Gaul! You’ve probably all seen this guy during the trainings. Because he recently switched from the technical group to the runners. Why, you might ask? Well, because of the common …