Asterix organizes a number of competitions every year. On this page you can find some information about these competitions.
The Asterix trackmeeting is a yearly recurring evening competition on the track of Eindhoven at Sportpark de Hondsheuvels.
Next to the combination of sports and fun this match offers a unique sprinting competition (60-100-200m) and a throwing competition (shot-put, javelin, discuss) combined with separate events.
Made possible by students from the Eindhoven Athletics Association Asterix this match has electronic time registration at the running events and wind measurement at long jump. Afterwards there is always a party in our own canteen next to the track where all participants and volunteers are invited.
All the information can be found on Trackmeeting.
The Dommelloop is a running event which gets organised by Asterix every year. The dommelloop gets held on the TUe terrain along the river Dommel. Last year there were 400 participants, and is still growing. The Dommelloop committee is responsible for organizing this event, and making sure it grows to a big regional running event. Student/not-student, recreational/competitive runner, slow/fast, everybody is welcome. The distances which can be ran are 5k and 10k. Go to the website of this event: https://www.dommelloop.nl/
You can choose to run 5 or 10 km (2 or 4 laps on the TU/e-campus respectively). The start and finish will be near the Student Sport Centre (SSC) on the campus (Onze lieve vrouwenstraat 1, 5612AW in Eindhoven).
The Purple Forest Cross is a yearly recurring competition at the Groote Heide, organized within the Kempian Cross Competition.
This cross is held in one of the most beautiful forests of the Netherlands, close to the Hut van Mie Pils.
Besides the usual events of a cross country race, also a cross-country-relay is organized, where in teams of 4 athletes can compete.
The round of Gaul is a beer relay in teams of 3 people, in which every team member has to run five times a round of 150 metres after each other. But that is not all! After each change of runner you have to drink a beer before you have to run again. In the time your two team members are running the Round of Gaul, you will have to finish your beer. The faster you want to be, the faster you will have to drink!
More information can be found on the following website via the link:
Every year during October the Asterix cross takes place. Athletes can choose between the long and the short cross. The long cross has a distance of 7.6 km consisting of four rounds, the short cross has a distance of 3.8 km consisting of two rounds. The cross takes place in the Eckartse Bos, behind the Karpenonkse plas.
The pentathlon is the club championship of Asterix. It consists of the following five events: 100 metres, longjump, shot-put, javelin, and 1000 metres. For each event points are awarded, the one with the highest amount of points is the winner.
The strongest/greatest Gaul is held yearly at sportspark the Hondsheuvels. There will be a competition to become the strongest/greatest Gaul!
By means of strength/speed/agility events there will be battled for the title strongest/greatest Gaul.