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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th August 2019

Nordic photo round-up from August 3rd

22 events took place this week (Tøyen and Tokoinranta parkruns had other events on their courses) and there was no shortage of parkrunners across our remaining events, with an event average of 50 parkrunners across the region.   Check out the action from right across the Nordics!   Nina Haikonen celebrated her 50th run at…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th August 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 22 events! 1085 finishers! 141 fantastic volunteers! 155 brilliant PBs! 128 amazing first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th July 2019

“parkrun Heroes” – Buggsie

Here is a another short video from the series called ‘parkrun Heroes’. Olympic gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill shares stories about people whose lives have been changed positively through the power of parkrun.   Buggsie is a larger-than-life character who loves fancy dress and her local Gladstone Park in London. But she is also hiding a…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th July 2019

parkrun Nordics copes with the heatwave! – the week in photos

It was a hot one here in the Nordics this weekend! Right across the region the sun was beating down on our events early on Saturday morning, and there were some novel approaches to keep runners cool….. Here’s how it looked!   Blue skies and the Danish flag flying at Vejen parkrun   Cool in…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th July 2019

Why isn’t EVERYONE running parkrun?!

Probably the three most regular questions we get about parkrun are the following:   1) how can it be free? (see next week’s newsletter for more details!)   2) why do you have to have a printed barcode? (see this blog post – and consider this: if it took 10 seconds more for each person…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th July 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 24 events! 1045 finishers! 150 fantastic volunteers! 83 brilliant PBs! 97 amazing first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 23rd July 2019

Photocall from the Nordics, 20th July

The temperatures were high – well, mostly – and we had another weekend with 1000+ parkrunners across the Nordics which looked a little bit like this…….   parkrun for all generations at Esbjerg parkrun   And the new selfie-frame has arrived too!   Can’t beat the views on a clear day at Løvstien parkrun in…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 23rd July 2019

Australia to launch world’s first parkrun for women in custody

Inmates at the Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison in Perth, Australia, will become the first women in custody anywhere in the world to take part in weekly parkrun events when Wandoo parkrun launches this Saturday 20 July.   Wandoo became Western Australia’s first dedicated alcohol and drug rehabilitation prison for women in custody when it opened in…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 21st July 2019

The Real Happy Pill

We all know that exercise is good for us, don’t we? But why exactly? And if that’s the case, why aren’t we all doing more of it?   In recent years, one of the most widely talked about books has been ‘Hjärnstark’ by the psychiatrist Anders Hansen (In English the book has the title ‘The…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th July 2019

Big plans for the future

Two weeks ago I had the good fortune to be invited to the parkrun UK conference, to celebrate the past year’s parkrun achievements and to look ahead at what’s in store for this amazing organisation. It’s just 15 years (in October – watch this space) since the first parkrun took place in Bushy park, London,…

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