Malmo pic for newsletter
Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th November 2018

The New Year’s Day Double

Earlier this year we announced the intention to host a ‘New Year’s Day Double’ linking our events in Denmark and Sweden, giving parkrunners a chance to run on both sides of the bridge on the same day, January 1st.     Time flies by and it is clearly time to finalise the plans! We know…

Faelledparken 3 cover pic
Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th November 2018

“Saturday morning – it’s too early for me!”

Being the parent of small children, the irony of 9:30 being considered ‘too early’ at the weekend is currently not lost on me!   But of course not all parkrunners are parents, and anyway, after a hard week of work, it’s understandable that getting to the parkrun start line for 9:30 (in Sweden, Norway and…

Tail walker pic
Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th November 2018

“I’m afraid I’m going to finish last”

Being so involved in parkrun, it’s easy to forget that people who don’t know what we represent are still worried that they will be ‘too slow to go to parkrun”.     Of course, you’re not! There is no time limit at parkrun, and the majority of our events even have a Tail Walker who…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th November 2018

“I’ve lost my barcode – how do I get it back?”

One of the phrases that you will often hear in parkrun circles is ‘don’t forget your barcode!’. But what happens if you have not just forgotten it, but have completely lost it?   Well, if you are reading this article in the parkrun newsletter, then the links to your barcode are at the bottom of…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 1st November 2018

Don’t let anything stop you

Elizabeth has always battled with her weight, and Ulcerative Colitis – a chronic health condition that causes inflammation of the large intestine and bowel. When she started a Couch to 5k programme she ran in secluded areas after dark to avoid being seen.   Since being persuaded by her sister in 2015 to walk/run Heaton…

uppsala cover pic
Läs mer › Nyheter - 1st November 2018

Halloween parkrun pics

Last weekend some of our events celebrated Halloween with some seasonal fancy dress and decorations. Here’s a selection of photos from around the Nordics from last Saturday:   Attractive witches hats for the volunteers at Amager Fælled parkrun   There was even a homemade finish funnel for the runners at Haga parkrun…..   …..and some…

Randers cover pic 2 resized
Läs mer › Uncategorized - 1st November 2018

Velkommen til familien Nordre Fælled parkrun, Randers!

Nordre Fælled parkrun i Randers er det første nye løb til at komme i gang i Danmark i mere end 6 år. Nordre Fælled Parkrun bliver dermed d. 22. parkrun event i Norden.     Det finder sted i Randers Nordby i det smukke naturområde som har givet begivenheden navnet. De 5 kilometer er en…

Randers cover pic 2 resized
Läs mer › Nyheter - 1st November 2018

Welcome to the family Nordre Fælled parkrun, Randers in Denmark!

Nordre Fælled parkrun in Randers, is the first new event to be launched in Denmark for more than 6 years, and becomes the 22nd event in the Nordics. The event takes places in the beautiful nature reserve that has given the event its name, situated at the northern end of the town.     The…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 25th October 2018

An autumnal round-up from the Nordics

We’ve not yet seen snow, but the temperatures are beginning to drop, the leaves are falling, and there’s an autumnal feeling in the air. Here’s this week’s selection of snaps from around our four countries which capture parkrun at this time of year.   In Vejen parkrun, Denmark Hanna Kruse Olsen became the 15th person…

Läs mer › Uncategorized - 25th October 2018

Ice is just another surface!

With winter just around the corner, our partners at Salming Running are delighted to announce the launch of their award-winning new iSpike shoe, ready to get you around your local parkrun course, whatever the conditions underfoot.   The shoe was the Gold award winner at ISPO (Global Sports Exhibition) 2018 in the category Health &…