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Läs mer › Nyheter - 5th August 2020

(not)parkrunning up that hill

It’s definitely true – the Norwegian parkrunners love a mountain! We received this report from Cristina Pulido Ulvang, whom together with her family took on another seriously hilly (not)parkrun challenge last week. Cristina takes up the story:   “Our family is heavily involved in volunteering at Tøyen parkrun. Our youngest, Patrick, has kept us running…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 5th August 2020

How insight guides the way

As the growth of parkrun continues apace (even during a worldwide pandemic) understanding the views and attitudes of 7 million registered parkrunners is not only critical to the organisation’s decision making, but also incredibly challenging. The evolution of parkrun, from a single event and a handful of participants, to thousands of locations across five continents…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th August 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 4 August

Over the past week we’ve continued to make positive progress and are excited to share a significant step forward today.    We have now completed our operating framework describing how parkrun events around the world will operate in countries where there remains an underlying level of COVID-19. This has been achieved through closely working together…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th August 2020

What does parkrun look like?

With parkrun New Zealand resuming events, many of us will now be thinking about returning to our favourite free, weekly, timed activity.   But what does a parkrun actually look like, and if you’re a first-timer, what can you expect to see at your very first parkrun?   We’ve put together this handy guide, explaining…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th July 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 28 July

As we progress our plans around a return to parkrun, we have been working with various organisations and stakeholders around the world. While the restart of parkrun events in New Zealand was relatively straightforward due to the virus being largely eradicated there, it is clear that this is not likely to be the case in the…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 27th July 2020

Spotlight on: The Netherlands

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s the most recent member of the parkrun family, the Netherlands!    Territory Manager for Europe, Deri Thomas, tells us the story behind the launch.   The launch of…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 21st July 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 21 July

We’ve sought, throughout lockdown, to be consistent and transparent in our communications, and feel that having a scheduled update of our most recent position helps that. We also feel it’s important to maintain a routine, and to ensure that our community and external stakeholders can easily access our most up-to-date position.   Further, whilst the…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th July 2020

Spotlight on: Germany

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s Germany, Country Manager Jakub Fedorowicz and Ambassador Michelle Purse tell us all about the history of parkrun Deutschland.   Germany was the nineteenth country to join the…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th July 2020

(not) parkrun is a sky-high success!

Since (not)parkrun has been launched, many parkrunners have been creatively finding the fastest possible route for their 5km, seeking out a starting point at the top of a hill, and winding their way downwards for the duration of the run.   But in Norway, Martin Callanan – parkrunneer and Event Director of the world’s most…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th July 2020

Velkommen til parkrun Norge!

parkrun-familien består av 22 land, og vi kommer til å se nærmere på flere av dem.   Denne uken ser vi på Norge, og Country Manager Deri Thomas forteller oss om historien til parkrun Norge.   parkrun Norge startet i august 2017, nøyaktig ett år etter lanseringen av parkrun i nabolandet Sverige.   Daz Harding,…