Auwjaorscross 2022

After an amazing day in Utrecht at the NSK Ekiden, some Gauls decided to go to the last cross of the Kempian Cross Competition: the Auwjaorscross. Even though this was already the fourth cross in March, the Gauls present were as enthusiastic as always! Anne won the short cross for the women, and Merel got third! Especially with the NSK …

Joe Mann Bosloop 2022

After the great results at the competitions last week, this week the Joe Mann Bosloop in Best took place! As always with the Kempian Cross Competition, some Gauls decided to participate! Unfortunately, Finn could not participate in the long cross, because he had covid! Finn is fast, but he is unfortunately not fast enough to dodge corona. That meant that …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Joe Mann Bosloop – Best 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 …

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! Marvin: Dieprijtcross – 1st┬áplace On …