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Läs mer › Nyheter - 16th May 2019

10 years of parkrun in Denmark!

This Saturday, it’s 10 years since the first event in Denmark was held at Amager Fælled in May 2009.   We share a few words with the man behind the launch of parkrun Denmark (the first parkrun territory outside of the UK), Jonathan Sydenham, and look back at the photos from the first event (thanks…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 16th May 2019

parkrun volunteer in the spotlight!

We want to highlight some of our fantastic volunteers from our events across the Nordics, so we are starting a little series of features where we want to give some thanks and love to our volunteer heroes from our parkruns. If you’re volunteer and want to say a little bit about parkrun, or if you…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 16th May 2019

Photo round-up from around the Nordics

More than 1000 parkrunners turned out again this weekend across our region, a trend we love to see. More parkrunners, more events, more people being active and more enjoyable starts to weekends! Welcome to another lightning tour around the Nordics to see the pictures from our parkruns around the region from this Saturday:   In…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 16th May 2019

Research reveals benefit of parkrun on mental health

Think parkrun is a great way to improve your physical health? It is – but according to research conducted by Staffordshire University, parkrun’s benefit on mental health extends far beyond physical activity and has the potential to support people outside of traditional mental health services.   People with mental health difficulties are among the most socially isolated…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 16th May 2019

Great Leap Forward!

March 28, 2015: a beautiful morning for Daniel Whitehouse’s first time at Clermont Waterfront parkrun. Finishing position: the final finisher. Time: 49:05.   May 4th, 2019: a beautiful morning for Daniel’s 111th finish at Clermont parkrun. Finishing position: 3rd. Time: 18:55 (PB!).   By now Daniel is also co-Event Director and is also a parkrun…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th May 2019

Elsker du parkrun?

Elsker du parkrun? Ønsker at bidrage til vores fantastiske fællesskab, men vil du helst ikke undvære din løbetur lørdag morgen!   Så, er der flere måder at hjælpe parkrun på, og det behøver ikke at foregå lørdag morgen klokken 9.00. Der er masser af arbejde bag kulisserne på at fremme parkrun til dem der endnu…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th May 2019

parkrun diary

Anniversaries: 18 May: Amager Fælled (10th birthday!) New Events: 25 May: Vallaskogen, Linköping (Sweden) Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 1072 finishers! 153 priceless volunteers! 175 PBs! 114 first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th May 2019

parkrun diary

Anniversaries: 11 May: Brabrand, Aarhus (9th birthday) 18 May: Amager Fælled (10th birthday!) New Events: 25 May: Vallaskogen, Linköping (Sweden) Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 1085 finishers! 154 priceless volunteers! 164 PBs! 154 first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th May 2019

‘I never thought it would be possible’

Jakob Hedén had never been a runner and taking part in races wasn’t anything he had contemplated. Now he arranges his weekends around Malmö Ribersborg parkrun and has recently completed his first half-marathon in Berlin. Here Jakob tells us about how things have changed over the past year:   “My wife Natalija started running parkrun…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th May 2019

parkrun on the march in the Nordics!

parkrun in the Nordics is growing, with more events, more participants and more volunteers than ever before.   Since parkrun came to Sweden in the autumn of 2016 with the arrival of Haga parkrun, Stockholm, 17 new events have opened up, in addition to the 7 events in Denmark that we already in operation.  …

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