Date for cost increase moved and participant limit increased!

Good news! Due to a favourable shirt purchase, the date for the cost increase for the Tartaros Campus Challenge is moved to the 5th of October and the participant limit for groups has been increased. You can also see the design for the shirt here! Furthermore, you can take a look at which obstacles you have to bridge during the run by clicking on “Track” in the menu at the top of the page.

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Kick-in is over, registrations are open!

During the Kick-In, the new students of the University of Twente already had a taste of the Tartaros Campus Challenge, namely the “Bestorming van de Bastille”. In the meantime, you can sign up for the somewhat more challenging run via the following link: https://www.uvponline.nl/uvponlineF/inschrijven/469. This is fun to do together with your do-group, but if you are a little more experienced you can also go for the Dutch Student Championship! Of course, you can also sign up for one of the other categories if you are not a student or if you are an international student.

Starting times

The provisional starting times for 2016 are known! Please note, these can still change. The final starting times will only be published on the 29th of September. For questions or comments, you can mail to obstacle@dssv-tartaros.nl.

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Do-group competition

The Kick-In has just ended and is still fresh in everyone’s memory. Everyone had a lot of fun, including during the “Bestorming van de Bastille”. But did you think it was a pity that no time was recorded during the “Bestorming”? Could you not measure your performance well against that of other do-groups or are you looking for a good time for a reunion? Then participate in the Campus Obstacle Run do-group competition!

If at least 4 people from your do-group sign up (and you state the name of your do-group and the fact that you are a do-group in the comments) then you also participate in this battle. Here you can measure yourself against the other do-groups and show that your do-group is really the best! Of course, as a do-group you still participate for the fastest time of all groups, so you can win two prizes. And because everyone is a student, you benefit from the student rate of € 9.00. Register now by clicking on “Subscribe” under the heading “Participants” in the menu at the top of the page.

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How do you start well prepared for the Campus Obstacle Run?

If you’ve never run an obstacle run before, it might look like a big challenge at first. That’s what it is for the untrained person. That is why we have listed a number of tips so that you can start the Campus Obstacle Run optimally prepared! All these tips are put into practice every Wednesday at the training of D.S.S.V. Tartaros. For personal guidance during this training, you are welcome to come by 3 times every Wednesday at 20:00. During this training, we will provide strength and technique training for 1.5 hours, after which you can complete the run without worry. We assemble at the main entrance of the sports centre (which is located on the east side) at the University of Twente.

Clothing

In general, close-fitting stretch clothing is worn during a survival/obstacle run. Preferably clothing that does not retain much moisture, because you will get wet during the run and if the clothing retains too much water you cool quickly. The standard equipment consists of trail shoes, socks over the ankles, a tight, a thermal shirt with long sleeves and a t-shirt over it. Of course, it is also possible to wear other clothes, but make sure that you put on long pants and that you wear multiple layers, regardless of the weather. Keep in mind that people are running off-road and that this makes walking harder than normal. Finally, it is wise to take a plastic/garbage bag with you to store your dirty things afterwards.

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Enrollments

Registration is open from today! You can now register via https://inscribe.nl/form?id=2016100150548 or on this site by clicking on “Subscribe” under the heading “Participants” in the menu at the top of this page. The costs are €9.00 for students and €15.00 for external parties. Make sure you register online on time, if you register on the day you will lose €3.00 more. You can indicate any additional wishes such as a preference for starting times or walking together with others in the comments field. Please note, registration is open until September 23, after which only day registration is possible!

If you still want to change things about your registration, send an email to obstacle@dssv-tartaros.nl.