Amager New Year photo resized
Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd January 2019

The New Year’s Day double!

As we have previewed on a couple of occasions, this New Year’s Day saw the first ‘Oresund/Øresund double’, with events taking part in first Denmark (Amager Fælled parkrun) and then in Sweden (Malmö Ribersborg parkrun). And what an amazing success it was!   First of all in Denmark there was a bumper turnout of 160…

pioneer parkrun header
Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th December 2018

The parkrun Name Club!

What’s in a name? A lot when it comes to parkrun!   In this edition of our Tourism Series, we take a look at the six parkruns that share their name with parkrunners.   1. Name: Alice Holt parkrun Number of parkrunners named Alice Holt: 2   Alice Holt Forest in Hampshire is named after Ælfsige, who…

skatås parkrun image resized
Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th December 2018

More than just a run in the park

We’re often asked about parkrun, and what we stand for – why are we more than just a run in the park? Well, the clue is in parkrun’s mission statement – to help create a happier and healthier planet. We thought we’d list a few things that we stand for, to help explain what it…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 17th December 2018

parkrun IS really for EVERYONE!

At parkrun we aim to reach out to as many different people in our local community as possible. parkrun is really for EVERYONE! At Örebro parkrun we have several people who take part who are hearing impaired. Here’s what two of them, Rihards and Tommy, think about parkrun.   Rihards is known for his incredible…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 17th December 2018

parkrun ÄR verkligen för ALLA!

På parkrun strävar vi efter att nå ut till så många olika människor inom våra lokalsamhällen som möjligt. parkrun är verkligen för ALLA! På Örebro parkrun har vi flera som springa som är hörselskadade; här är en berättelse från Rihards och Tommy, två av de.   Bild: Rihards som är känd för sin spänst!  …

Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th December 2018

parkrun Twins Tour

584 parkruns take place around the UK on Saturdays, but just six share their name with a parkrun in another part of the world: Albert, Bushy, Cambridge, Durham, Gladstone and Victoria.    We take a look at these parkrun ‘twins’ and reveal how many people have completed two parkruns that are known locally by the same…

Vääksy selfie frame cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th December 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like…..a Christmas parkrun

For most of the region, we’re still waiting for the snow to fall and the winter feeling to arrive. True, a little bit of snow and ice came to Norway, but alas caused both Festningen parkrun in Trondheim and Tøyen parkrun in Oslo to be cancelled.   So last week it was just one properly…

San Francisco cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th December 2018

parkrun postcards

Our friends at Fællledparken parkrun have had a tradition where regular parkrunners send ‘parkrun postcards’ when they are out on their parkrun travels around the Nordics and around the world.   It’s a reminder that your barcode is a passport to taking part in over 1600 free weekly events around the world, which is likely…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th December 2018

parkrun Wildlife

Almost 1,700 communities worldwide are now home to parkrun events every Saturday and Sunday, and just like the variety of parkrun courses, parkrunners come in all different shapes and sizes, ages and experiences, coming together every week for a walk, jog or run, followed by a coffee and a chat.   Whilst man’s best friends, the four-legged parkdogs…

Haga vols cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 6th December 2018

Some amazing milestones from 2018 in the Nordics

Globally parkrun continues to grow at a rapid pace, with this year welcoming two new countries to the parkrun family, Malaysia and Germany, and more recently, reaching the 5th million person to register for parkrun.   But closer to home in the Nordics, we have also reached some important milestones which show how parkrun is…

Page 2 of 2812345...1020...Last »