Read more › News - 14th November 2022

parkrun South Africa’s 11th birthday!

Last weekend, parkrun South Africa turned 11 years old, and what an amazing 11 years it’s been! To celebrate, Bruce Fordyce, the President of parkrun South Africa reflects on how it all started, and how far they’ve come.   I think it was a day in December a few years ago when I inadvertently intercepted a…

Read more › News - 14th November 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 12 November

Welcome to the weekly photo round-up from across the Nordics! We were lucky to have wonderful weather right across the region and that led to a great turn-out for this time of year, with almost 1500 people enjoying parkrun on Saturday.   Take a look at the photos below!       First of all…

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Read more › News - 8th November 2022

All change for parkrun ‘Special Days’ in the Nordics!

parkrun always takes place on a Saturday morning – apart from two days a year when events have the possibility to hold an extra, special event. In every country around the world, New Year’s Day is one of these days, and then each country can choose an extra day of their own.   In the…

Read more › News - 8th November 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 5 November

Welcome to the weekly selection of photos from around the region in the first weekend of November. Plenty of new parkrunners and milestones!   Let’s take a look at the photos here:     Congratulations to Morten on reaching your 250th milestone at Amager Strandpark parkrun!     Well done to Anette on reaching your…

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Read more › News - 7th November 2022

Introducing: Strength & Conditioning

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training could help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Strength and Conditioning….

Read more › News - 3rd November 2022

parkwalkers are here to stay!

October has sadly come to an end, but what a month it’s been as we’ve celebrated parkwalk at parkrun!   Over the last five weekends we’ve welcomed an incredible 10,000 brand new walkers to parkrun, as well as inspiring 8,000 existing parkrunners to join in the parkwalk fun. That means throughout October there have been…

Read more › News - 31st October 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 29 October

Welcome to this week’s photo round-up from a weekend of Halloween themed parkruns from around the Nordics.   Let’s take a look at some of the fun that was had!     First to Billdalsparken parkrun, and congratulations to Janne on reaching his 50th parkrun milestone whilst Tailwalking this Saturday. It won’t be long before…

Read more › News - 24th October 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 22 October

Welcome to the weekly roundup of our parkrun events from around the Nordics. It is wonderful to see our communities in action, and the celebrations taking place when an event or an individual has a milestone or a birthday to celebrate.   Let’s have a look where the celebrations were taking place this weekend:  …

Read more › News - 24th October 2022

Top five ways walking helps your mental health with Dr Hussain

Dr Hussain Al-Zubaidi is a family doctor, a TV doctor, and a triathlete!   He shares his top five ways walking helps your mental health.   There are about 500 ways in which walking is good for your mental health, so this will be difficult, but here are my top five. These are why each Saturday morning…

Read more › News - 19th October 2022

parkwalkers på parkrun

Den här månaden, för att fira vår ‘parkwalk’ kampanj, lyfter vi fram dem som går på våra nordiska events.   Den här veckan träffar vi Sara som är en regelbunden gångare på Örebro parkrun.   Hur hittade du till parkrun?   En kollega till mig sprang Örebro parkrun och brukade tipsa om det på Facebook….

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