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Read more › News - 8th June 2022

Welcome to parkrun!

If you enjoy parkrun, you can help us spread the message about our events by sharing this article about parkrun with friends, family and colleagues who haven’t been lucky enough to experience parkrun yet!   What is a parkrun? It’s a free timed 5km event held every Saturday morning. Currently there’s 32 different events in…

Read more › News - 1st June 2022

Welcome to the photo roundup from the Nordic parkruns : 28 May 2022

Welcome to this week’s photo round-up from around the Nordics! We had our share of rain last Saturday but still plenty of parkrunners showed up right across the region. Here’s the best of the action.           It was the ‘official’ inaugural for Broparken parkrun in Umeå, and they celebrated with a…

Read more › News - 31st May 2022

Från noll till hundra på 1597 dagar

Sådär, då har jag än en gång lyckats med bedriften att ha deltagit i samtliga parkrun i Sverige. För jag har ju gjort det två gånger tidigare, när det fanns endast 7 respektive 8 evenemang. Men så startar det nya parkrun på nya orter, och då får man samla vidare. Ingen rast, ingen ro.  …

Read more › News - 24th May 2022

Welcome to the photo roundup from the Nordic parkruns : 21 May 2022

Hello and welcome to another celebration of parkrun, and a chance to see parkrunners in action from across the Nordics at the 31 events that took place on Saturday. We have some amazing volunteer photographers at our events, so please take a look at the best of parkrun from this weekend.     First to…

Read more › News - 24th May 2022

Finding a new home at parkrun

Jane was living in Ukraine until her life was turned upside down in a single moment. After initially hiding in a bunker, she and her mother made the difficult journey to Italy and found a family to stay with.   In the midst of unrest, Jane tells us how the kindness of the parkrun community…

Read more › News - 24th May 2022

Feedback from the Field

Last Saturday (14th May), I completed all nine current Danish parkruns, when I finished Vejen parkrun!     Although I am sure I am not the first, I am not sure how many people have achieved this, so perhaps I am now a part of an exclusive group of parkrunners.     I did my first…

Read more › News - 20th May 2022

It’s (soon) goodbye to Kungsängen parkrun – and welcome to Lillsjön parkrun!

After nearly five years and approaching 130 events, it’s soon time for the final Kungsängen parkrun, which will be the event that is held on the ‘special day’ for Swedish parkruns, namely Sweden’s national day, June 6.   But the town is not going to be without a parkrun, as the event will be moving…

Read more › News - 20th May 2022

Det är (snart) hej då till Kungsängen parkrun – och välkommen till Lillsjön parkrun!

Efter nästan 5 år och närmare 130 event är det snart dags för den sista Kungsängen parkrun, som blir den som hålls på ”specialla dagen” för svenska parkruns, nämligen Sveriges nationaldag den 6 juni.   Men kommunen kommer inte att stå utan parkrun, eftersom eventet flyttar några km bort till en ny bana vid Lillsjön…

Read more › News - 20th May 2022

Celebrating 13 years of parkrun in Denmark – welcome to the photo roundup from the Nordic parkruns, 14 May 2022

This week we celebrate an incredible 13 years since the launch of parkrun in Denmark, with the anniversary of Amager Fælled parkrun. 627 events later, and never missing a week (apart from during the pandemic), an incredible achievement from everyone involved!   Here’s some photos from this week’s event, plus others from around the region….

Read more › News - 19th May 2022

I just love taking part

Anne Hanley is delighted to be back at parkrun after her treatment and recovery from breast cancer. Here she tells us how that return to parkrun felt.   I started parkrunning because it was a way to get back into some regular exercise and it was something my husband and I could enjoy together. We…

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