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Läs mer › Uncategorized - 13th September 2018

The Golden barcode!

parkrun started in Sweden back in August 2016 and is fascinating to look back at the barcodes of the people who signed up at that time, as it shows that in this relatively short period of time, the total number of parkrunners worldwide incredibly has doubled, going from around 2.5 million parkrunners to the imminent…

Volunteers photo blog
Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th September 2018

A quick guide to parkrun volunteering

Thousands of volunteers show up at their local parks every Saturday so we can all enjoy parkrun. Here’s a quick guide to volunteering and how you can get involved.   The Volunteer Roles Every parkrun has: • Event Director – gives the briefing and makes sure the event goes to plan. Don’t worry if it’s…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th September 2018

Bergen løvstien parkrun lanseres i oktober!

Bergen løvstien parkrun vil foregå på den vakre Løvstien, like ved foten av Løvstakken i Bergen. Som overalt i Bergen vil det være bakker, men frykt ikke – løypen er laget slik at man unngår den bratteste og lengste av dem.   Utsikten fra start/målområdet med Puddefjorden i bakgrunnen   Bonusen vil være en nydelig…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th September 2018

When parkrun families meet

When parkrunners Alan and Janet Smith got talking to some other runners making their way to Bushy parkrun two years ago, they were amazed to hear about their experiences of running hundreds of parkrun in Denmark. The conversation stuck in their heads, so when, two years later, they were over in Copenhagen for the weekend,…

Bergen cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th September 2018

Bergen Løvstien parkrun to launch in October!

Bergen Løvstien parkrun will take place on the beautiful Løvstien path, just on the foot of Mt. Løvstakken in Bergen. As everywhere in Bergen there will be hills, but the course is set to avoid the steepest and longest one so you don’t have to be scared.   View from the start/finishing area with Puddefjorden…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th August 2018

Haga parkrun’s second birthday party

It was a big celebration at Hagaparken this past Saturday where Haga parkrun celebrated two years of parkrun. The weather was fine, the turnout was a record, and the cakes were delicious!   At the run brief   Soon ready for the off   Posing with the balloon!   The Tail Walking Team!   Out…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th August 2018

Wherever I find my parkrun, that’s my home

When travel loving South Africans Kayley and Mark arrived in Sweden as part of a working trip around the world, there was one thing that they knew they couldn’t do without – parkrun!   Here below they explain a little bit of their philosophy of what they look out for when they arrive in a…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 27th August 2018

Tokoinranta (Helsinki) parkrun to launch on September 29th!

It is with the greatest joy that we can finally announce the start date for Tokoinranta parkrun will be 29th September, 2018! Tokoinranta will be the first parkrun in Helsinki and the second in Finland following the footsteps of the very successful Tampere parkrun that launched last year and which attracts, on average, 50 participants…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 23rd August 2018

New Nordics participation record!

It was a weekend of records being broken across the Nordics. First of all, it was the first time that we had over 1000 finishers at parkruns across the Nordic region, definitely a cause for celebration!   Some of the record breaking runners in Norway, from Tøyen parkrun   Then it was also a country…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 23rd August 2018

Haga parkrun turns 2 years old on Saturday!

It’s been an amazing two years since we launched Haga parkrun in August 2016 (see picture above). So much has happened with parkrun in the Nordics since then with 10 new events starting up in those two years and lots more on the way!   A wonderful photo montage of the first two years of…