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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th October 2018

Another Nordics participation record!

From the time of the last participation record set in August, it didn’t take long before we had a new participation record in the Nordics! On the last Saturday in September, 1016 people took part in the 18 parkruns across the region (also a new record), with an amazing total of 133 volunteers supporting these…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th October 2018

A flying start for Tokoinranta parkrun, Helsinki!

The first ever Tokoinranta parkrun started on Saturday the 29th of September. We couldn’t have hoped for better weather, with clear blue skies and crisp morning temperatures of just below freezing, it was the perfect day to kick off. After marking a few places on the course, where cyclists and pedestrians cross, the volunteer briefing…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th October 2018

A glorious morning

This week’s Örebro parkrun was all about an event with our local radio station P4 Örebro and their annual fundraising for “Världens barn”. They had built up the event all week via radio and social media and interest on facebook; we had high expectations of a good turnout so all we needed now was some…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th October 2018

Pioneer parkruns

Pioneer parkruns This Saturday 6 October 2018, parkrunners around the world will celebrate International parkrun Day, marking 14 years since the very first event took place in London’s Bushy Park.   Since then, parkrun has grown to more than 1,650 events each week in 20 countries worldwide, with around 270,000 walkers, joggers, runners and volunteers every…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th September 2018

A wild and windy weekend across the Nordics!

This weekend Storm Knud passed over Scandinavia and brought some fairly horrible weather across our region. Fortunately most of the bad weather had passed before it was time to parkrun, but the storm left a trail of destruction in its wake, with 3 events having fallen trees over the courses.   As we’ve previously written,…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th September 2018

A new member of the parkrun family!

Greetings from Vääksyn kanava parkrun, a new member of the parkrun family!   The new parkrun will be held along the beautiful Vääksy canal in Asikkala. There are a lot of possibilities for sport in Asikkala and it was chosen as the sportiest municipality in Finland in 2017.     The course follows the canal…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th September 2018

Small but perfectly formed – a tourist’s view of Malmö Ribersborg parkrun

Why Malmö? I have to confess to being a lover of Nordic Noir and when Malmö Ribersborg parkrun was launched back in April, it was simply a must to come and visit being so close to ‘The Bridge’! I know I’m not the only one who has found this very appealing so over the coming…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th September 2018

The tale of the travelling barcode

Some time ago a parkrun tourist lost his barcode card in our park. A non-parkrunner in the park found it, wrote to us and came by later at Fælledparken parkrun to return it. We found @Brendon in the database and e-mailed him.     Well, we could just mail it by post. But we decided…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th September 2018

Amager Fælled parkrun holds its 500th event on 29th September!

Amager Fælled parkrun, the oldest parkrun outside of the UK, is looking forward to celebrating its 500th event next Saturday, 29th September.   Starting in May 2009, when 20 runners attended the inaugural event, Amager Fælled boasts the incredible statistic that they have not missed a single event since this point in time. The course…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 19th September 2018

parkrun features in Spring magazine

We were delighted that parkrun recently featured in the running magazine Spring, telling the story of parkrun from its beginnings in London 14 years ago and featuring interviews with the founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt and Nordics country manager Deri Thomas. Below you can read the full article online (in Swedish) enjoy!   Spring is a subscription-only…