Läs mer › Nyheter - 2nd January 2020

A parkrun tour Down Under

This holiday season I have been lucky enough to be enjoying a holiday in Australia, visiting family. And luckily enough for me, of course Australia is a country which is blessed by a huge number of parkruns to choose from, so it has been great fun planning and selecting which parkruns we could do when…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 2nd January 2020

Vote for Örebro parkrun Event Director Matt Ford as ‘volunteer of the year’!

The running magazine Spring has selected Örebro parkrun’s Matt Ford to be on the shortlist of the nominations for ‘Årets Eldsjäl’, which roughly translates as the ‘volunteer of the year’. Matt was the driving force behind getting Örebro parkrun started in the town and has been instrumental in making the event a huge success, bringing…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th December 2019

Nordics photo round-up from December 14th

Welcome to this week’s photo round-up from around the Nordics! The Santas got pretty wet at the Christmas runs in Sweden, and we had a record December turnout for parkrun in Denmark. Here’s some shots from our events last Saturday: What goes up must come down – at Løvstien parkrun in Bergen Congratulations to Göran…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th December 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 23 events! 779 finishers! 145 fantastic volunteers! 72 brilliant PBs! 72 amazing first-time parkrunners! 92 newly registered parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th December 2019

parkrun volunteer of the week – Catherine Ekström

This week we meet regular volunteer Catherine Ekström from Malmö Ribersborg parkrun. Thanks for helping out Catherine!   How did you first hear about parkrun? I heard about it from my stepmother as she was training for a marathon and appreciated the free timing of her 5k.   Which is your favourite volunteer role and…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 10th December 2019

My special parkrun birthday present!

Tampere parkrun #109 was approaching and we had a problem, we had no Run Director. It could be that we might have to cancel an event because of this. But as luck would have it, this wasn’t going to happen because I was about to get a very special birthday present!   My mother had…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 10th December 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 23 events! 740 finishers! 142 fantastic volunteers! 53 brilliant PBs! 34 amazing first-time parkrunners! 81 newly registered parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th December 2019

Nordics photo round-up from 7th December

Welcome to this week’s parkrun photo round-up, which was a very wet affair in most parts of our region! Well done to all the runners, joggers, walkers and volunteers who came out and joined in the fun, despite the weather.   Christer Liljefelt, usually a regular at Huddinge parkrun, paid a visit to Vallaskogen parkrun…

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Läs mer › Nyheter, Utmärkelser - 6th December 2019

parkrun vinner Årets Samhällsprojekt 2019!

parkrun Sverige är detta års stolta mottagare av “Årets Samhällsprojekt” från Dagens Industris tidskrift “Sport & Affärer”.   Juryn för “Sport & Affärer” förklarade att:   “Motionskonceptet parkrun har under det senaste året växt och etablerats på nya orter med över 10 000 registrerade deltagare, mycket tack vare det enkla och inkluderande konceptet som bygger…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 5th December 2019

parkrun Sweden wins ‘Community project of the year’

parkrun Sweden is the proud recipient of this year’s ‘Community Project of the Year’ from Dagens Industri’s ‘Sport & Affärer’ publication.   The ‘Sport & Affärer’ jury stated that:   ‘The concept “parkrun” has during the last few years grown and established itself in different communities around Sweden and now has over 10,000 registered participants,…

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