Nyheter - 19th April 2018
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Malaysia becomes the 20th parkrun country in the world

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This weekend saw the first event in Malaysia, Taman Pudu Ulu parkrun, take place.
 

In slightly warmer and more humid conditions that we are used to here in Scandinavia, 129 runners took themselves around the course, with an early 7.30 start to avoid the heat later in the day.
 

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74 people took part in their first ever parkrun and there were runners from Australia, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, the UK, the US and New Zealand together with the local Malaysians.
 

Malaysia joins Singapore as the second Asia country to have parkrun and the first event to take place in a Muslim-majority country.
 

Malaysia cake pic
And what’s more, they baked a fantastic cake to celebrate!

Dela med vänner:

Route 3 cover pic

Velkommen til Dømmesmoen parkrun, Grimstad!

Våren 2018 besøkte jeg en venn i Storbritannia. Jeg la merke til en rekke magasiner om løping som lå rundt omkring i huset hennes, og spurte hvem i familien som hadde tatt opp løping. Til min overraskelse fortalte hun meg at det var henne selv, og spurte meg om jeg hadde hørt om parkrun. Hun…

parkrun Japan 2 cover

parkrun starts in Japan!

Japan will become parkrun’s 21st country when the first starts in Japan on 6th April. The first event is called Futakotamagawa parkrun and will be located in the western suburbs of Tokyo alongside the Tama river.   It’s a one-lapper in a park, offering runners a scenic, flat parkrun in an attractive urban park environment….