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Football Club tournament

Written on March 19, 2019 by Campus Life in Sports

The IE Football Club participated in a friendly tournament playing with IESE and ESADE, in Barcelona, in a Round Robin type of tournament. IE obtained the 2nd place after IESE, leaving ESADE in the third place. This tournament was a great social event opportunity, to get to know people from the other universities and to practice for the upcoming tournaments such as the IESE Spring games and the MBATs, in April and May respectively. Barcelona was great, we got to know this amazing city, their beaches and different night events. We look forward to maintain this tournament every year going forward, as a fix event of the IE Football club agenda.


IE Running Club 2018 Recap

Written on December 17, 2018 by Campus Life in Sports

The IE Running Club, being a social group, attracts running enthusiasts of all different ability levels for the weekly runs. However, some serious runners amongst us also love preparing for and taking part in marathon events that happen in the city and country! Here are some notable accomplishments and pictures of some of the folks from our IE community.

Madrid Corre Por Madrid 10k (September 23, 2018)
Katie Williams (IMBA September 2018 Intake) placed 2nd in the Women’s category with a time of 37:14.

EcoTrail Madrid 2018 (November 10, 2018)
For the 21K, Katie Williams (IMBA September 2018 Intake) came first in the Women’s category and fourth overall with a time of 1:41:19.

Valencia Marathon 2018 (December 2, 2018)
Ricardo Martinez, Rodrigo Alonso and Murray Fraser (IMBA January 2018 Intake) completed the full marathon (42K).

Do join the IE Running Club on Campus Life, and follow us on Instagram (@ierunners) for updates on schedule for weekly runs, upcoming marathons and running events.
IE Running Club Co-ordinators



Written on December 17, 2018 by Campus Life in Social, Sports

During the week leading up to World Down syndrome day (March 21st), the IE Rugby team will be having several bake sales and other fundraising actions to raise money for the Talita Foundation that works here in Madrid to integrate children with learning disabilities into the educational system.

We hope to rally many willing chefs and salespeople to make this operation as successful as can be. Please get in touch with the IE Rugby coordinators if you are interested in being involved!

Remember, awesomeness is stored in the 21st Chromosome.

Article by Stanislas Prehu IE


IE Men’s Rugby did Mo’vember

Written on December 14, 2018 by Campus Life in Social, Sports

To open a series of events organized by the IE Rugby team in tandem with the Charity club and the Student Leadership Team to raise profits and awareness towards the Movember Foundation, IE hosted an exhibition match facing off with London Business School. The match was only the catalyst for a wonderful weekend filled with social gatherings, networking events and school spirit.
For those who are unaware, the Movember foundation strives to increase support and reduce stigma surrounding men’s mental health issues, as well as increase awareness for male-specific illnesses (namely testicular and prostate cancers). The IE rugby team takes men’s health very seriously, and we greatly appreciate all the collective efforts made both on and off campus to raise awareness for this great cause.
The weekend of festivities saw the two teams come together following the match and proceed in a traditional “Tercer Tiempo” where songs were sang and friends were made. The IE rugby team then hosted a Movember event at Boom Room where all the proceeds went directly to the Movember Foundation. In total all our efforts raised over 2000 euros for the foundation.
I would like to take a moment to thank all the Mo Bros and Mo Sistas for their donations! Additionally, I would like to thank the various coordinators and the LBS Rugby team for making this weekend such a success.


Running Club presentation

Written on December 13, 2018 by Campus Life in Sports

“Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest.” – Haruki Murakami
The IE Running Club is a social group for running enthusiasts for all programs of the IE University based in Madrid. The objective of the Club is to bring together people, with abilities ranging from amateurs to serious runners, and help build and grow this community.
The club operates with three different sets of events:

  • Regular Sunday runs – venues alternate between Retiro Park or Casa de Campo
  • Impromptu weekday runs – smaller runs/intervals at Parque Santander
  • Marathon events in Spain – we even have winners amongst us! (more on that in a separate, exclusive post)

The post-run time is also a great opportunity for different programs and intakes to meet each other and discuss the club activities, upcoming races as well as share personal stories of inspiration.

All events are posted on Campus Life, and the group uses WhatsApp as the primary form of communication and coordination. Keeping in touch with the times, all the events are loaded on the school’s Strava community, including the route to be followed.
There is also an active Instagram page, to give you all the right nudges and inspiration to get you moving!
Here’s to making 2019 a more active year for all 🙂

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