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Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th June 2019

Nationaldagen parkruns

This year, for the first time, Sweden held extra events on Nationaldagen, the special day on which we have the option to hold extra events. This year three events went ahead with parkruns, Örebro, Malmö Ribersborg and Kungsängen.   It was quite simply, an amazing success! With temperatures approaching 30oC it was certainly a hot…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th June 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 26 events! (a record!) 1427 finishers! (also a record!) 178 fantastic volunteers! (yet another record!) 157 brilliant PBs! 142 amazing first-time parkrunners!

Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th June 2019

Nordics photo round-up – Apricot t-shirts and more

Plenty of colour from around the region this weekend, not least the new parkrun Apricot t-shirts which are increasingly finding their way over to the Nordics. Here’s a selection of shots from our events from around the region from this past weekend:   We love the start line shot at Dømmesmoen parkrun   Apricot on…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th June 2019

Örebro parkrun – just me and my 12kg rucksack

Per Hedenskog was planning on getting in shape for his next trip up to the wilds of Sarek National park in Sweden. On learning that he could do this with others at Örebro parkrun every Saturday – together with his weighted rucksack – it shows that there’s more to parkrun than just setting PBs!  …

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd June 2019

Örebro parkrun – bara jag och en 12kg packning

Per Hedenskog planerade att komma i form för sin nästa resa upp till Sarek nationalpark i Sverige. När han fick reda på att han kunde göra det tillsammans med andra på Örebro parkrun varje lördag, med sin ryggsäck också, visar att parkrun inte bara handlar om personbästa!   Per berättar:   “Min första kontakt med…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd June 2019

This week’s parkrun volunteer hero!

We want to highlight some of our fantastic volunteers from our events across the Nordics. If you’re volunteer and want to say a little bit about parkrun, or if you have someone you’d like to nominate, please get in touch!.   This week meet Kenneth Dickinson, from Malmö Ribersborg parkrun!   Name: Kenneth Dickinson Home…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd June 2019

Do you love parkrun?

Since the very first parkrun in Bushy Park, London on Saturday 2 October 2004, more than 3.7 million people have had their barcodes scanned at parkrun events around the world.   For some people, parkrun is something they might do every now and then, maybe at Christmas time with family, or when catching up with…

John Butcher
Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd June 2019

“parkrun Heroes” – John Butcher

Here is another short video from the series called ‘parkrun Heroes’ where Olympic gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill shares stories about people whose lives have been changed positively through the power of parkrun.   Running helps many people cope with difficult or challenging times in their lives. In this episode we meet veteran runner John Butcher…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 3rd June 2019

June Volunteer Update

Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period:   Event Support Incident Reporting Tail Walkers Using ‘Volunteer Appeal’ function in the web-FMS Virtual Volunteer App for new events   1. Event Support   To keep track of and help to manage any requests that events might…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th May 2019

Don’t forget the extra Nationaldag parkruns in Sweden!

In Sweden Örebro, Kungsängen and Malmö Ribersborg are all holding extra events on 6/6. See each event’s Facebook page for more details. Take the chance to fit in an extra parkrun on this day!

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