Parcival vs. Asterix purple run-off

On Sunday the third of January, the Parcival vs. Asterix purple run-off took place. This was a competition where we tried to run the most, with a small adjustment for the percentage of participants per association. After a tense match, Asterix was able to beat Parcival and put Parcival Tilburg in her place! This did not come to a surprise …

Athlete of the Month: Tom Reep

While all of you were mentally and physically preparing for a corona-proof Christmas celebration, a few crazy Gauls decided to attempt a ‘backyard-ultra’. A what?! A backyard-ultra is a type of ultra-run that is especially popular in the United States and in Sweden. Participants have to run 6706m every hour. The remainder of the hour can be used to reflect …

Karpendonkse Plasrun

Saint Nicholas travelled all the way from Spain to our country again. After a ten day quarantaine, the Saint told the 52nd Board that he had a surprise for the Asterix members. Those who have been good this year could expect some chocolate! However, the Gauls had to show that they have been good during 2020 ;). The stand-in Petes, …

Corona-Proof Virtual Asterix Cross

When the days become shorter and the leafs start falling from the trees, traditionally the cross-country season is kicked off by our own Asterix Cross in the Eckartse Bos. However since this year things are a bit different we had to be creative to have a fun and most importantly safe alternative. The trainings have temporarily been cancelled and no …

Online Dommelloop

New Pb’s, lactic acid and enthusiast athletes. The online 2020 Dommelloop had it al. Starting Monday¬† 28th September runners had a week to run 1 to 4 laps on the TUe campus. 4 lucky participants could win some nice prizes provided by Sportplein Eindhoven and Ronnor. Runners could be seen racing in all conditions. Some runners ran early in the …

NSK Track 2020

Yesterday the NSK Track took place in Nijmegen. With great late summer weather a large group of Gauls showed up to participate. No later than 10:20 it was already time for the first event, javelin throw where Bente managed to throw the javelin to 25,46 meters and Lianne to 31,06 meters. Shortly after, it was time for the sprinters to …

NSK teams 2020

Yesterday NSK teams took place in the beautiful FBK stadium in Hengelo. We departed from Eindhoven in the SSC vans and a couple of cars, in which (to prevent Corona from spreading in the cramped car space) we all had to take and wear face masks. Thanks to Harry we departed extremely on time, arriving in the FBK stadium way …

Track meeting AtH – Eindhoven

Last Saturday we had the first Eindhoven track meeting of the year, organized by AtH. Some Gauls took the opportunity to test their COVID-19 form, with some great results. At 100m Benjamin finished second in the senior age group, Wing-Hin fought against a strong wind of -3,9 m/s and finished 7th.Wing-Hin also participated in the 200m together with Marvin, who …

Hilly training days

Due to corona, instead of our usual foreign training week, we went camping in a small village in the south of the Netherlands: Epen. With a group of 20 Gauls we did lots of fun activities and ate ice cream every day in the extremely hot and hilly south of our country (could’ve well been France). On the first day, …

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 …