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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th August 2018

This week’s photos from around the Nordics

The cracks in the summer weather started to appear this week, with some very wet pictures sent in from some parts of our region this week. With nearly 900 runners hitting our events this week, it was nice to welcome people back from their summer holidays. Here’s some photos from a few of our events:…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th August 2018

Making friends at parkrun

The summer holidays has meant a trip ‘home’ for me, back to the UK for a chance to catch up with family and friends. And of course the chance to experience a couple of new parkrun events!   It’s one of the many pleasures of parkrun to discover new events and enjoy running in new…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th August 2018

Huddinge parkrun is one year old!

Following hot on the heels of Skatås parkrun last weekend, this Saturday is the turn of Huddinge parkrun to celebrate its first birthday. Situated on beautiful forest trails in the southern suburbs of Stockholm, Huddinge parkrun is small but perfectly formed, a friendly, welcoming parkrun, run by dedicated volunteers, and bringing some smiles and positive…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 9th August 2018

Skatås parkrun celebrates its 1 year anniversary!

This Saturday Skatås parkrun will celebrate its 1 year anniversary. With over 500 different people taking part in the events since the start, parkrun is now well established in this beautiful location in Goteborg. We wish the team the very best for a great anniversary event and many more energy filled Saturday mornings!    …

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 9th August 2018

parkrun dedication from Finland!

If sometimes we think that parkrun is not understood by local people when it starts up in new countries, then Leena Heino is a good example to show that this isn’t the case.   Since Tampere parkrun started last autumn as the first event in Finland, Leena has not missed a single event. Not only…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th August 2018

Adventures in the Nordics – Örebro parkrun and so much more!

It’s wonderful that parkrun attracts visitors from abroad to Scandinavia, and sometimes it helps to remind us of whatever a beautiful part of the world we have the good fortune to live in. Here parkrun tourists Katie Robertson and Aileen Galvin write about their experiences on their recent tour to the Nordics, including two stops…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 2nd August 2018

Humans of parkrun Norway

parkrun is all about people, and the team in parkrun Norway have been publishing a series of portraits of the individuals who make parkrun what it is in Stavanger and Oslo (Tøyen) parkrun. As these little biographies show, there are many different types of parkrunners that you will find, and the reasons for getting involved…

öresund bridge
Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th July 2018

parkrunning on both sides of ‘The Bridge’

We’ve been reading with some interest about ‘Time travelling parkrunners’ , parkrunners who have crossed the International date line from Australia or New Zealand to Canada, to complete two parkruns in one day.   Well, we would like to present our Scandinavian equivalent, which we are planning for the first time this New Year. It…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th July 2018

In memory of Tove Anger

This story pays tribute to Tove Anger, someone who epitomised the positive spirit of community and celebration of activity that parkrun stands for. Tragically two weeks ago Tove passed away whilst on holiday in Spain. This came as a terrible shock, including everyone involved at Örebro parkrun, where Tove had been part of the core…

Haga with copper tents
Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th July 2018

This week’s photo round-up from around the Nordics

It’s still hot, hot, hot everywhere in the Nordics! Here’s some action shots from this week’s events. We hope that you can join us again this Saturday! Fika time after Uppsala parkrun   Volunteer t-shirts on display for Anne & Henrik, two legends of Amager Fælled parkrun   It feels good to reach the turnaround…

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