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Läs mer › Nyheter - 10th January 2019

2018 in parkrun Finland

The year 2018 in Finland has been great. Tampere parkrun was joined by Helsinki and Vääksy. During year 2018 we organized 76 events, had 971 new registrations, all together 3512 parkrunners and 647 volunteers. parkrunners still came along despite the outside temperatures fluctuating from -20oC to +30oC.     2018 marked the arrival of parkrun…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 10th January 2019

parkrun Suomi vuosi 2018

parkrunin vuosi Suomessa on ollut loistava. Tampereen lisäksi parkrunit käynnistyivät Helsingissä ja Vääksyssä. Vuoden 2018 aikana Suomessa järjestettiin yhteensä 76 tapahtumaa, 971 uutta rekisteröitynyttä, 3512 juoksijaa ja 647 vapaaehtoista. Lämpötilat ovat vaihdelleet -20 ja +30 asteen välillä ja aina olemme saaneet paikalle vapaaehtoisia sekä lenkkeilijöitä.   2018 parkrun käynnistyi Helsingissä, Tokoinrannassa. Sitä organisoi pieni vapaaehtoisten…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 10th January 2019

An amazing new parkrun Global attendance record!

This past weekend saw a new landmark for parkrun around the world – the highest ever turnout over a single weekend with over 340,000 people taking part as either participants or volunteers in over 1650 events spread across 20 countries!   Following on from a busy New Year’s Day, New Year’s resolutions were clearly on…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 9th January 2019

WOW! What a day!

parkrun tourist Lucinda Cobb wrote last week’s rum report from Malmö Ribersborg parkrun, giving her experience of being part of the first large group of parkrunners ever to run two parkruns in two countries on one day.   My usual journey to parkrun is a short 15 minute drive, but after planes, trains, metro and…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd January 2019

Introducing: Hill Training

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 can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Hill Training.   To help…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd January 2019

Christmas parkruns!

Christmas themed parkruns are a time for celebration and a chance to meet up with your friends and family at parkrun. Here in the Nordics we had some great costumes on display as we put on our seasonal events right across the region. Here’s a selection of shots from our events to commemorate Christmas 2018!…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd January 2019

Welcome to parkrun in Denmark in 2019!

2018 was a great year for parkrun in Denmark, where more people are parkrunning than ever before.   The Danish parkrun team also received visits from the head office including the parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt. That was a start for some good changes – among other things, this newsletter, reflective vests for the volunteers and…

amager faelled 500 cover
Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd January 2019

Velkommen til parkrun i Danmark i 2019

2018 var et stort år for parkrun i Danmark, hvor flere løb med end tidligere. De danske parkrun fik også besøg fra hovedkontoret og blandt andet af parkruns stifter Paul Sinton-Hewitt – Der var startskudet til nogle gode forandringer, bla. dette nyhedsbrev, refleksveste til de frivillige samt til de nye milepæls t-shirts. Men størst var…

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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…

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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…