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Read more › News - 19th October 2022

Meeting parkwalkers at parkrun

This month, in celebration of the October parkwalk campaign, we are highlighting walkers at our Nordic events.   This week we meet Sara, who is a regular walker at Örebro parkrun.   How did you first find parkrun?   A colleague of mine used to run parkrun, and posted about it on Facebook. One Saturday…

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Read more › News - 18th October 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 15 October

Welcome back to another successful week for parkrun in the Nordics, with record attendance figures in Finland, and more volunteers than ever before in Norway.   Here’s some photos from the action.     We start in Denmark though, after the start of this week’s Amager Fælled parkrun     Congratulations to Svend on completing…

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Read more › News - 18th October 2022

Walking around the world

The uplifting magic of #parkwalk has spread across the world, from the beautiful parks in South Africa to the north of Scandinavia and everywhere in between.    Let’s take a #parkwalk tour across continents and have a look at what parkwalk means to parkrunners across the globe.    Sweden   I love tail walking for the…

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Read more › News - 12th October 2022

More volunteers than ever before!

Last Saturday we had more volunteers at our parkrun events than ever before – an amazing 242 people helped to make parkrun happen last weekend. A huge thank you to everyone involved.

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Read more › News - 12th October 2022

Meeting parkwalkers at parkrun

This month, in celebration of the October parkwalk campaign, we are highlighting walkers at our Nordic events.   This week we meet Minna, who is a regular tail walker at Vääksyn kanava parkrun.   If I remember correctly, I saw an announcement about the start of the Vääksyn kanava parkrun in the local newspaper. The…

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Read more › News - 12th October 2022

A safe space

Alicia Hopper is a nurse who has always encouraged openness about mental health, but when it came to her own mental health, she initially struggled. Alicia describes how she came to terms with her mental health and got involved at parkrun to help manage it.   In my mid-twenties I was diagnosed with clinical depression.   It was…

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Read more › News - 11th October 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 8 October

Welcome to the weekly photo round-up from around the Nordics. Enjoy the glorious autumnal colours from our parks and open spaces right across the region.   We start with a selection of parkwalker photos from our events from across the region, in week two of our October parkwalk campaign:     Great to see lots…

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Read more › News - 6th October 2022

Møt parkgåere på parkrun

For å feire parkwalk-kampanjen nå i oktober, hyller vi de som går ved alle våre nordiske arrangementer.   Vi starter i Norge, hvor vi møter Beverley Gryting. Hun liker både å gå og å hjelpe til som frivillig ved Tøyen parkrun.   Hvor lenge har du vært med på parkrun? Siden september 2019    …

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Read more › News - 4th October 2022

Meeting parkwalkers at parkrun

This month, in celebration of the October parkrwalk campaign, we are highlighting walkers at our Nordic events.   We start in Norway, and saying hello to Beverley Gryting, who enjoys both walking and volunteering at Tøyen parkrun.   How long have you been doing parkrun? Since September 2019     How did you find out…

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Read more › News - 4th October 2022

Feedback from the Field

What I like about walking at parkrun is that I don’t feel pressured to keep the pace with the runners since I don’t enjoy running!   I always enjoy exercising at the gym but since joining Örebro parkrun, I enjoy the the nature and scenery of the course, and also the sense of community from…

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