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Next weekend: Warandecross on and around our campus. Are you coming?

Published: 19th November 2019 Last updated: 29th November 2019

On November 22, 23, and 24, the Warandecross will take place on and around our campus. This three-day international running event attracts approximately 5,000 participants, including many of our Tilburg University colleagues. The IFF Warande by Night University run takes place on Friday Night. Its track is over the Old Warande as well as on the university campus, and even through some of our university buildings! The Business run in the Old Warande on Sunday starts at 14:30 hrs. Come and cheer on the runners and enjoy the atmosphere on and around our campus!

Friday, November 22: Warande by Night University run

On Friday night, November 22, 19:00 – 20:30 hrs., the IFF Warande by Night University run will take place. This is a night run that is all about light, music, and entertainment. The run passes through the Old Warande as well as over the university campus, and even through our university buildings! There is an afterparty later in the evening.

What buildings will the run pass through?
The athletes will run across the campus and will quite literally pass through the following buildings: Academia, Montesquieu, Simon, Dante, Cobbenhagen, Koopmans, Restaurant, Esplanade, and CUBE. Should you find yourself inside one of these buildings, please give the runners space, cheer them on, and help to build a party atmosphere!

Sunday, November 24: Business run

On Sunday afternoon, November 24, the Business run in the Oude Warande starts at 14:30h hrs., with various Tilburg University teams taking part. Will you be coming to cheer on your colleagues?

About the Warandecross
The Warandecross Tilburg is a three-day international running event in Tilburg which always takes place on the fourth weekend of November. The best-known race is the Sunday gala run, but in addition, the event offers a diverse recreational program on Saturday and Sunday with school runs, a g-loop, Nordic walking, trim runs over different distances, and a Business run. The Warande by Night University run takes place on Friday night; it is a night run with an afterparty focused on fun and entertainment.

More info and the entire program is available here (in dutch)   

This initiative contributes to a healthy campus: #HealthyCampus