Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th October 2018

Learn to love the hills!

Over the past few weeks as we’ve launched several new events in the Nordics, we’ve noticed that the overall profile of the course is often a hot topic of discussion! In other words, people seem a bit daunted if the route includes some “upwards flat sections”, also known as hills!   Sometimes there can be…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th October 2018

parkrun Nordics on film

We have some stunning parkruns here in the Nordics to show off to the world, and what better way to do so than capturing them on film. Here below can you see videos of a number of our events across our four countries, to see what parkrun looks like in each of these locations. The…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 10th October 2018

The continuing adventures of the Travelling Barcode…

A couple of weeks ago we told the story of the travelling barcode, which had been accidentally dropped in Fælledparken and was being returned to its rightful owner via a roundabout parkrun-related route.   Well, we have a latest update from the journey that the barcode has made on the past two Saturdays. First it…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th October 2018

Festningen parkrun lifts off 27th October!

The parkrun Norway family is set to get another new member this autumn, with the start of the Festningen parkrun in Trondheim on the 27th October.   The fort at Kristiansten Festningen, dating from the 1680’s, is one of Trondheim’s iconic landmarks and we look forward to welcoming parkrunners from near and far to join…

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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…

A glorious morning
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…

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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