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Read more › News - 15th August 2022

Breaking stereotypes

parkrun is the best way to spend Saturday morning in its most enjoyable form – actively, smiling and spending time with others. Everyone, regardless of their physical abilities, will find a place at parkrun.   It’s also a place that other organisations can use to support their clients. For example, the ‘Misz-Masz’ group took advantage of…

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Read more › News - 10th August 2022

Translation and Social media help required!

Love parkrun and want to help?   We’re on the lookout for some people to help with some translations for parkrun communications in Norwegian and Danish, so if you have those language skills and want to do something positive for the parkrun community, we’d love to hear from you.   We’d also love to you…

Read more › News - 8th August 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 6 August

A warm welcome to another week of summer Nordic parkruns. We enjoyed blue skies and great conditions for much of the region although some our Finnish friends were not quite so lucky. Welcome to over 100 people parkrunning for the first time on Saturday! Here’s the best of the action:     Crossing the finish…

Read more › News - 8th August 2022

Seeing more disabled people at parkrun

Wheelchair user Jono Whitehead was recommended parkrun by a good friend and frame runner. Initially hesitant, he arrived to find the tail walker that day was his former maths teacher so felt instantly at ease!   Here he tells us why he wants to see more disabled people at parkrun.   I’m disabled and I…

Read more › News - 4th August 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 30 July

Welcome to the last Nordic parkrun photo round-up for July, a month which has seen over 5000 people attending our events across the region. Here’s some shots of the action:     First of all, parkrunning is a family affair at Esbjerg parkrun     Also at Esbjerg, thanks to this week’s Tail Walker Jimmy…

Read more › News - 4th August 2022

I never believed I could

There’s no need to do the 5k at parkrun. Lois Rowland was a parkrun volunteer for more than ten years before eventually deciding to have a go at the 5k, following an ectopic pregnancy.   Having now completed 50 parkruns, she tells us her story.   My husband is a keen parkrunner and has been taking…

Read more › News - 25th July 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 23 July

A warm welcome to another round-up of summertime parkruns across the Nordics. We enjoyed seeing plenty of regulars and first-timers across all our events this weekend – were you one of them? Take a look!     We start this week with a roll call of thanks to some of our fantastic volunteer teams this…

Read more › News - 25th July 2022

Living as myself

parkrun is committed to ensuring our events are as accessible as possible to as many people as possible, which includes breaking down barriers to signing up. As a result, and following a lengthy international consultation, we evolved the gender question on our registration form in 2020 to include ‘another gender identity’ and ‘prefer not to…

Read more › News - 19th July 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 16 July

Welcome to another week of summer parkruns, with sunny skies and again over 1,000 participants across all of our events around the Nordics. Here’s the photos that captured the action!   Great to see a strong summer attendance at the fantastic Örebro parkrun. Jimmy proudly wearing his volunteer milestone t-shirt at Nordre Fælled parkrun! A…

Read more › News - 13th July 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 9 July

Summer is here, and it is wonderful to see all the photos of our parkrunners enjoying their events under clear blue skies. Here is a selection of photos from across the region this past weekend, enjoy!       In Tampere there was a lot of strong-age graded scores – not so surprising perhaps when…

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