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Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th March 2018

From the Arctic Circle to the Sunshine Coast

This week at Tampere parkrun we demonstrated what a global phenomenon parkrun has become when the event hosted visitors from as far afield as the Arctic Circle and the Gold Coast in Australia.   These two locations are 15,000 km apart but it’s not just distance that separates these two places but climate and culture…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th March 2018

parkrun is on its way to Uppsala!

We have mentioned it before and now the momentum is gathering to bring parkrun to Sweden’s fourth biggest city, the wonderful, historic university city of Uppsala!   With a population of 150,000, Uppsala is a great location for parkrun, with a vibrant international mix. It’s a city that lends itself really well to physical activity…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 1st March 2018

parkrun in Denmark

What was the first country outside of the UK to start up a parkrun? Whilst South Africa, Australia, Poland, Ireland, Russia and the US have plenty of parkruns, it was in fact Denmark where parkrun first arrived back in 2009. Thanks largely to the efforts of the founding Country Manager Jonathan Sydenham, parkrun quickly expanded…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th February 2018

All around the world!

This weekend we will reach an important landmark for parkrun Sweden – the combined total of everyone running parkruns in Sweden is now the equivalent of running around the world! 40,050 km is that distance, and even with the winter weather that we have with us now, we’re pretty certain to pass this total this…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 22nd February 2018

Reasons for the success of parkrun

Each week, throughout the world, runners and walkers gather on a Saturday morning at a parkrun event to run or walk 5 km. Many ‘parkrunners’ have become firmly committed to attending each week. These parkrunners have progressed from initially becoming aware of the weekly event to professing allegiance and even feeling a bit ‘odd’ if…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th February 2018

Highlights from last week

Across the Nordics, four events survived the weather last weekend, with the long-awaited return of Toyen parkrun in Oslo, together with Tampere in Finland and Haga and Huddinge in Sweden.   It was cold and snowy across all events, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the people taking part as you can see from…

Stig Andersson
Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th February 2018

Let’s hear it for the course checkers!

Winter brings a challenge for parkruns in colder climates, like here in the Nordics. We always want to make sure that parkrun is safe for everyone to take part, regardless of what footwear they’re wearing. (Sometimes it might be best to wear spiked shoes, but we never want to make it a requirement as it…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th February 2018

Tampere parkrun – coming of age

Tampere parkrun achieved a milestone of 18 events just last Saturday. Although still quite young in terms of number of events it is still enough experience to write a blog piece and look back at how this milestone was reached.   Giving birth to Tampere parkrun was not easy. Already few years back there were…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th February 2018

parkrun Nordics welcomes Salming Sports as a sponsor

We’re delighted to announce that Salming Sports will be a sponsor of parkrun Nordics in 2018.   Salming Sports have a well-established history across a range of indoor sports, leading the way for footwear for squash, floorball, handball and badminton. It wasn’t until 2012 that the journey began in their running shoe range and they…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th February 2018

CauseyWestling fortsätter att vara stolt sponsor av parkrun!

Vi på CauseyWestling är övertygade om att en helhetssyn på människan och företagande utgör grunden till ett långsiktigt och hållbart entreprenörskap. Därför arbetar vi aktivt med att främja våra medarbetares hälsa och välbefinnande, och försöker skapa goda förutsättningar för dem att våga vara innovativa och finna nya vägar. Från gemensam företagsträning till regelbundna utbildningar strävar…