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Läs mer › Nyheter - 5th March 2019

Paul Freyne – 500 parkruns at 456 different venues!

This past weekend Paul Freyne ran his 500th parkrun, a pretty impressive statistic on its own. But what is even more incredible is that of these 500 parkruns, Paul has visited 456 different events, a world record for parkrun! We were privileged that Paul chose a Swedish event to celebrate his big milestone, Örebro parkrun….

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th February 2019

A great antidote to a modern addiction!

This week we have some real talk from Tracy Larocque, ED at Frederic Back in Montreal, Canada. In a time with smartphone addiction and the higher stress and anxiety that comes with it parkrun is needed now more than ever! It’s no joke!   The flood of information we receive daily from many different social…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th February 2019

Photo round-up from the Nordics: February 23rd

The last Saturday in February, and unseasonably mild in the Nordics, like across much of Northern Europe. We were still a few short of a full turnout this week, with five events still having to be cancelled due to ice. Nevertheless, we have plenty of photos to demonstrate that parkrunners were out in force right…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 27th February 2019

Welcome to Växjö parkrun!

We’re delighted to announce details of another parkrun that we hope to launch during 2019, Växjö parkrun!   We’ve long felt that Växjö would be a wonderful place for a parkrun, bringing the first parkrun event to Småland, and the fact that the beautiful Växjösjön at the centre of the town is almost exactly 5km…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 21st February 2019

Bli en del i att ta parkrun till Linköping!

parkrun har spridits till sju ställen runt om i Sverige och nu finns planer för nästa stad – Linköping!   Hjärnan bakom dessa planer är Lisa Ring, en maratonlöpare som tävlade för Sverige på VM i London 2017.     Efter att hon deltagit i Huddinge parkrun tillsammans med en vän förra hösten, bestämde sig…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 21st February 2019

Be a part of bringing parkrun to Linköping!

parkrun has spread to seven locations around Sweden and now plans are being developed for the next city in line – Linköping!   The plans are the brainchild of Lisa Ring, the marathon runner who has competed for Sweden at the World Championships in London in 2017.     After taking part in Huddinge parkrun…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th February 2019

Ten quirky facts about your Nordic neighbours

Can you name all 22 Nordic parkruns? If not, here are ten quirky facts from our Event Directors to help you get to know our Nordic neighbours. Fact 1 – Flour arrows “Almost all the Danish events use flour arrows to mark out the course,” says Michael Jensen from Esbjerg parkrun. Flour arrows were even…

Nordre Faelled Randers
Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th February 2019

Spring is in the air! – this week’s parkrun Nordics photo roll-call

Judging by this week’s photos, Spring is in the air – well, at least in Denmark! A few events still fell foul of the icy conditions, but we bring you a selection of photos from everywhere else that was able to go ahead as planned.   For the first time, we bring you pictures from…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 12th February 2019

This week’s photos – from the events that beat the ice!

We’re glad to say that all the Danish events were able to go ahead on Saturday, but an icy grip took hold in the rest of the Nordics, with only 5 events across the other three countries beating the freeze.   This meant that we had just 13 events go ahead this past weekend, but…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 11th February 2019

From Denmark to Dresden, with parkrun love!

Since 2011, my mother (Who now has 250+ runs) tried to persuade me to run parkrun with her, she knew I enjoyed running. Sadly I was working every Saturday morning, and was therefore unable to participate. However in 2014 I changed jobs and was able to try it out.     Obviously I loved it……

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