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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th March 2019

This week’s Nordics photocall

20 events took place around the Nordics this weekend for the first time in 2019, and nearly 900 people were involved either taking part or volunteering at this week’s events. Here’s some of the best photos from this weekend.   82 runners took part in windy conditions at Fælledparken parkrun this week   The start…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th March 2019

Lathund för nybörjare på parkrun!

Det svåraste för en första gångs-parkrunner är just att ta sig till sitt första parkrun event.   Du har sett dina vänner eller en familjemedlem posta om det på sociala medier i veckor, månader eller till och med år. Du har alltid varit nyfiken men var aldrig säker på om du hade vad som krävdes…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th March 2019

Welcome to Dømmesmoen parkrun, Grimstad, Norway!

A year ago, in Spring 2018, I visited an old friend in the UK. I noticed a number of running magazines laying around her house and asked who in the family had taken up running. To my surprise, she told me it was her and asked me if I had heard about parkrun. She explained…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 14th March 2019

From Oz to Örebro and back again with parkrun love

My first parkrun was in Brisbane in 2012. My twins were about 7 months old and I was trying to get fit again to save my sanity! I was immediately welcomed by the people there and it became a routine Saturday morning, often with my husband running with the kids. Finishing off with coffee and…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 14th March 2019

Your parkrun pics from around the region

A windy and wet weekend for the region meant conditions were challenging for parkrunners this weekend across much of Scandinavia. But Saturday morning means parkrun, right?! Here’s the photo roll-call from our events which went ahead on Saturday.   Don’t forget your barcode…. in the mud. This Fælledparken parkrunner might need to bring along a…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th March 2019

The same, but a little different

Dr Ollie Hart is a parkrun Ambassador for Health & Wellbeing, and recently he visited South Africa on holiday. Like many people, he couldn’t resist the opportunity for some international parkrun tourism, and he tells us about his experience.   South Africa is a wild and beautiful country with many delights. But I was especially…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th March 2019

Everything you wanted to know about parkrun but were too afraid to ask

We have over 100 new people signing up for parkrun in the Nordics each week, a number which will be certain to grow as we move into the spring and warmer weather. And many of these new runners are full of questions of how everything works at parkrun – what happens when I show up…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 5th March 2019

Photo round-up from around the Nordics from the first Saturday in March

The sun was shining across much of Scandinavia this weekend and the spring weather brought out the highest Saturday turnout for our events since back in November. A special congratulations to Vejen parkrun (pictured above) who celebrated their 8th birthday this weekend. Congratulations on reaching this fantastic milestone! Here are some other pictures capturing our…

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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…