Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th July 2018

In memory of Tove Anger

This story pays tribute to Tove Anger, someone who epitomised the positive spirit of community and celebration of activity that parkrun stands for. Tragically two weeks ago Tove passed away whilst on holiday in Spain. This came as a terrible shock, including everyone involved at Örebro parkrun, where Tove had been part of the core…

Haga with copper tents
Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th July 2018

This week’s photo round-up from around the Nordics

It’s still hot, hot, hot everywhere in the Nordics! Here’s some action shots from this week’s events. We hope that you can join us again this Saturday! Fika time after Uppsala parkrun   Volunteer t-shirts on display for Anne & Henrik, two legends of Amager Fælled parkrun   It feels good to reach the turnaround…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 20th July 2018

“I’m not a runner”

This article featured on the parkrun USA blog recently, and we thought it was a great read. If you have ever thought, ‘I’m not a runner’, read on and be inspired!   “I’m not a runner.” Many of us have uttered this phrase, however the line between “runner” and “non-runner” seems to vary from person…

huddinge walkers
Läs mer › Nyheter - 19th July 2018

Dates for the diary

We don’t want to wish the summer away, but at least we have something to look forward to afterwards, with plenty of parkrun anniversaries to celebrate as we move into August. Here’s a summary: Skatås, Göteborg – 1 year anniversary on 11th August 2018 Huddinge – 1 year anniversary on 18th August 2018 Tøyen parkrun…

huddinge walkers
Läs mer › Nyheter - 12th July 2018

This week’s photos from around the Nordics

The wonderful summer continued this week right across the region. Here is a selection of pictures from across the Nordics to give you a feeling for all our events in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.   It was World Cup quarter-final day on Saturday, and although the day was to end in disappointment, at least…

klaus now
Läs mer › Nyheter - 12th July 2018

A dedicated parkrunner

It’s taken Klaus Kildermand a while to get to his 50th parkrun, which he celebrated this past Saturday at Vejen parkrun. Running his first parkrun in 2011, more than 7 years have passed for him to reach this milestone. But that’s not because Klaus is lacking any motivation to come down to parkrun on a…

love parkrun signs
Läs mer › Nyheter - 12th July 2018

Report from the parkrun UK conference

This past weekend I had the privilege to visit the parkrun UK conference, which celebrated the hard work of all the many, many volunteers that help to make the parkrun magic happen every Saturday morning. Although mainly aimed at volunteers from around the UK, there were also delegates from other countries including Ireland, Poland, Australia,…

örebro wedding photo
Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th July 2018

parkrun – One Big Family!

At the start of Örebro parkrun #60, just before the pre-run brief, a few of our regular parkrunners gave a tribute to Josefin & Johan (also regulars) as they would be getting married that very same day. I had suggested to them after last week’s parkrun that they such have their wedding ceremony at parkrun,…

paul in russia
Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th June 2018

parkrun at the World Cup in Russia!

At the time of writing, the Nordic countries that qualified for the World Cup are doing rather well, with both Denmark and Sweden qualifying from their groups and progressing to the last 16. Sweden’s last game was in the Russian city of Ekaterinburg, east of the Ural mountains and the most easterly venue being used…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th June 2018

The Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can’t Run Good

When you register for parkrun, you get the chance to include which running Club you belong to. This began with mainly traditional running clubs, and these are still heavily represented, but over the years more informal clubs, groups and associations have sprung up, influenced by parkrun’s ability to reach out to people who previously wouldn’t…

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