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Läs mer › Nyheter - 16th October 2019

A parkrun holiday around the Nordics!

Susan Birkby and her husband have completed an amazing parkrun themed caravan holiday around Northern Europe this summer, spending three months travelling around in their motorhome, taking in an amazing 13 parkruns in their travels.     Susan picks up the story: “My husband and I left our home in the UK on 13th of…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th October 2019

parkrun hjälpte mig att våga!

För drygt 1 1/2 år sen sa jag till en tränare på mitt gym, att jag skulle vilja kunna jogga 5 km. Jag hade ALDRIG i mitt liv joggat så långt. Löpning har verkligen inte varit min grej.   Tränaren på gymmet fick mig ut på min första 2 km. Jag kände mig då väldigt…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th October 2019

parkrun helped me to dare!

Just over 1 1/2 years ago I told my PT at the gym that I would like to be able to jog 5 km. I had NEVER jogged so far in my life. Running has really not been my thing.   The PT got me out on my first 2 km. I felt pretty ridiculous…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 14th October 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 25 events! 1106 finishers! 174 fantastic volunteers! 139 brilliant PBs! 88 amazing first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 9th October 2019

Gratulerer med dagen Løvstien parkrun!

Løvstien feirer sitt første år på lørdag, og det er på tide med en liten oppsummering og refleksjon av hvordan det første året med parkrun i Bergen, Norge har vært. Skrevet av arrangementsansvarlig Heidi Espedal.     “Inkludert lørdagens parkrun har vi nå rundet 50 løp i Løvstien. Vårt største deltakerantall har vært 42 stk,…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 9th October 2019

Happy birthday Løvstien parkrun!

Løvstien parkrun will celebrate their first anniversary this Saturday. It’s time for a summary and some reflections on how the first year of parkrun has been in Bergen, Norway – from the event director Heidi Espedal’s perspective.     “Including the anniversary event on Saturday, we will have carried out 50 parkruns in Løvstien. Our…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 9th October 2019

Autumn colours – a photo round-up from 5/10

Welcome to the photo round-up from around the region this Saturday. Autumn colours are the dominating theme, with the first dusting of snow thrown in from our most easterly parkrun, Vääksyn kanava. Have a look for yourself……   It was Kungsängen parkrun’s 2nd anniversary, and the local café brought along coffee and buns to celebrate…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th October 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 25 events! 1127 finishers! 163 fantastic volunteers! 202 brilliant PBs! 120 amazing first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th October 2019

Better Together – bring a friend to parkrun

How has parkrun become so successful around the world, despite having an advertising budget of essentially zero?   Well, it is one of the best examples of ‘word of mouth’ recommendations that we know of. Think about how you first got to hear about parkrun? It’s most likely that you heard about it from a…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th October 2019

Not just a run in the park

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of parkrun last weekend, parkrun UK has released results from an independent survey which proves that that participation in parkrun in the UK really does make people healthier and happier, and not just from running or walking.   The survey had an incredible 60,000 responses and showed that volunteering has…

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