News - 10th November 2021
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Susanne Laustsen, who ran marathons before losing her sight in 2004, has since 2010 completed 400 parkruns, with her husband Kim as a guide.
 
“parkrun is very important to me. It gives me the opportunity to maintain my training and still participate in competitions. I have made a lot of new friends that I meet every week.
 
Amager Fælled is my home run, but I have also run other parkruns here in Denmark and also in Sweden. parkrun is a really nice event, well organized, not too big and not too crowded, it fits a blind person very well.”

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