in the summer cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 11th February 2019

Jansku – a special runner

Jansku is a very severely disabled man and finding a hobby or learning to communicate have been almost impossible for him. Approximately for five years ago Jansku, with the support of close relatives, got an eye-gaze computer so he could start practicing communicating. Jansku was interested in the computer and slowly but surely started to…

in the summer cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 11th February 2019

Jansku – erilainen juoksija

Jansku on hyvin vaikeavammainen mies ja siksi kaikki harrastaminen ja kommunikointi on ollut lähes mahdotonta. Noin 5 vuotta sitten Jansku omaisten avulla sai kokeiluun tietokoneen, joka toimii katseella. Jansku oli koneesta kiinnostunut ja pikkuhiljaa alkoi löytää siitä keinon, millä hän sai omia mielipiteitään esille. Aluksi tietysti se oli vaikeaa, koska yli 30 vuotta aina joku…

huddinge newsletter cover pic
Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th February 2019

parkrun Nordics news

In today’s world, it’s so easy to spend hours sitting in a chair looking at a screen, feeling cut off from the outdoors and the rest of our community.   At parkrun we are doing our small piece to buck that trend. We want to help people to get outdoors, connect with nature and be…

Örebro cover shot
Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th February 2019

Ain’t snow stopping us now! – our photo round-up from last week’s parkruns

Always lovely photos on offer from Örebro parkrun Handing out the tokens at this week’s Tampere parkrun in Finland   Family running at this week’s Tøyen parkrun   We also had supporters on skis in Oslo, in true Norwegian style!   Snow was notable by its absence at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun! 44 runners including 11…

Arnaud cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 5th February 2019

Vive le parkrun!

Let me tell you a story about a Frenchman in Sweden. (Cue one of my favourite songs, “Englishman in New York” by Sting). I moved to Sweden in the summer of 2008, to be with my then girlfriend, who is now my wife. I don’t think I realised the adventure I was going to embark…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 29th January 2019

Introducing: Strength & Conditioning

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training could help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Strength…

Toyen newsletter
Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th January 2019

A snowy photo round-up from all over the Nordics

From North to South and East to West, it was a blanket of snow that covered the whole of the region this weekend.   Tough conditions in some places, but when Saturday morning parkruns are a way of life, you can count on the runners and volunteers to come along and keep things on the…

Malmo pic for newsletter
Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th January 2019

parkrun Sverige i 2018

Vad fort ett år flyger förbi! (Jag tror att vi sa så även förra året…….).   Det känns verkligen svårt att tänka att vi började 2018 utan Malmö Ribersborg och Uppsala parkrun, vilka nu är väletablerade event i parkrun Sverige-familjen.   Båda äger rum på fantastiskt fina banor som verkligen visar upp de två städerna…

Malmo pic for newsletter
Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th January 2019

parkrun Sverige in 2018 – a year in review

How fast a year flies by. (I think we also said this last year!).   It really feels hard to think that we entered 2018 without Malmö Ribersborg and Uppsala parkrun, which are now established events in the parkrun Sweden family.   Both take place on stunning routes which really show off the very best…

Socks in Vääksy kanava cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 21st January 2019

Snowy courses and woolly socks!

In recent years ‘barefoot running’ has become something of a trend, but this isn’t so practical in winter with snow all around. So what’s the solution for the minimalist runner?   Well, the answer comes from Finland, woollen socks. Last week we included a photo in our newsletter of parkrunner Tanja Kairimo and her son…

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