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Vallaskogen cover pic
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…

Malmo double photo resized
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…

Festningen 3 gens cover
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…

Lasse tailrunner cover
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……

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…

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