Dieprijtcross 2022

After an amazing day in Apeldoorn at the NSK Indoor (see the previous blog!), some crazy Gauls decided to do another competition in Eersel on Sunday. The NSK Indoor clearly took its toll: only 6 Gauls woke up early and traveled to Eersel. Finn and Carmen ran the long cross: Carmen won her race! She did not have a great …

NSK Indoor 2022

Results: Atletiek.nu – NSK Indoor 2022 – Omnisport, Apeldoorn The NSK indoors last Saturday was great. Camp Asterix was easily recognizable by the many Gauls wearing purple shirts, sweaters or singlets and by our flag and mascot. Contrary to most other associations, we managed to repel any brass attempts. Great work Gauls! Unfortunately, several Gauls were rejected based on their …

Paarse Boscross 2022

Last Sunday, the first edition of our very own Paarse Boscross took place! With a great deal of Gauls either participating or volunteering, lots of purple could be found in the forest! The cross sparked some interest from Eindhovens Dagblad, who wrote a piece about it (in Dutch). See this link. With the non-competitive runners, Luc decided to join. He …

Wedertcross 2022

Last Sunday, the fourth cross of the Kempian Cross Circuit took place. As always, many Gauls decided to participate. The first event was the long cross. Casper, Finn, Lennert and Adomas participated in this race. Casper managed to win the cross! Finn came in 4th place, Lennert got 8th and Adomas got 10th. The standings are not yet updated, but …

l’Avant Sylvestrecross 2021

Last Sunday, many Gauls went to the cross country race in Reusel. In anticipation of the race, Domingos was quite excited so he made some memes. Domingos had all the reasons to be excited, because a whopping 13 Gauls decided to come and play in the mud together. To start the day off right, Finn, John and Carmen ran the …

Athlete of the month: Finn Timmermans

This month we have a very special athlete of the month. Our former chairman Finn! He just retired last Tuesday. We can’t think of a better way to honor him for all his dedication and enthusiasm in the past year. Finn is twenty-two years old and studies medical engineering at the TU/e. We all know him as a long distance …

NSK Meerkamp

NSK Combined Events was a huge success! 22 women and 28 men competed in the combined events. Together with the separate events, in total there were 111 participants! 7 student athletics associations from all over the Netherlands travelled to Eindhoven for a fun week of athletics. By far most participants were from DAV Kronos.On Saturday the 23rd of October at …

Athlete of the month: Casper Schuijffel

This month we celebrate this talented javelin thrower. Casper is 25 years old and is studying to become a P.E. teacher at Fontys. I think his future students will get a good education in athletics. Inspiring those future Gauls!  And did you all know Casper is currently doing an internship at the elite sprinting group of Eindhoven athletics?  Casper joined Asterix …

Marathon van Eindhoven 2021

Finally, the Marathon of Eindhoven! And what a beautiful edition, with perfect weather and many great performances. Early in the morning the 5K was the first event to take place with a lot of Gauls. A group of middle distance athletes were competing for a fast time, with William managing to win the 5K! A lot of technical athletes also …

New Members speed date and quest

Last Thursday Gauls got to know each other better. The previous and current chairman Casper and Finn filled the evening with activities for a group of 30 new and less new members. Helped by conversation starters, a free drink and candle light everyone had a first introduction to each other during the speed dates in the canteen. A few conclusions …