parkrun family
Läs mer › Nyheter - 8th November 2017

Tanker från en parkrun familj

Jag hade ingen större koll på vad parkrun var när Deri kom med förslaget att han skulle försöka starta upp det i Sverige. Låter som en bra ide sa jag och tänkte inte så mycket mer på det förrän det började bli allvar av tankarna och plötsligt satt jag där och monterade skyltar och översatte…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 1st November 2017

First prison based parkrun set to launch

Prisoners are set to participate in weekly parkrun events for the first time from this Saturday (4 November), thanks to a pioneering initiative between parkrun UK and HMP Haverigg, a Category C prison in Cumbria that has 286 prisoners.   parkrun UK, a non-profit organisation that supports 670 communities across the country to coordinate free…

Yassin 2
Läs mer › Nyheter - 1st November 2017

Presentation av Yassin Abdi – den nya svenska parkrun rekordhållaren

Förra veckan blev det ett svenskt parkrun rekord, med en enda sekund, när Yassin Abdi sprang 15:51 på Kungsängen parkrun.   Yassin är en ung stor talang, som också tränas av Nils ‘Nisse’ Karlsson, den energiska och positiva eldskäl som är eventansvarig för Kungsängen parkrun. Nisse är också mer än en tränare – han är…

Tampere volunteers
Läs mer › Nyheter - 1st November 2017

Winter comes early to Tampere parkrun!

Tampere parkrun in Finland lived up to its status as “The northernmost parkrun in the World”. Snow fell early this year just in time for event #3. The landscape was covered in white a few days before Saturday and the hope was that Tampere would have its first white parkrun.   The Event Director was…

cover pic
Läs mer › Nyheter - 25th October 2017

Photos from parkrun around Scandinavia!

We love photos at parkrun – it’s always fun to see yourself and your friends caught on camera. We try to have someone taking photos each week at every event, and we’re very grateful to all those who help – your efforts are appreciated by so many! Here’s some snaps from the weekend that has…

örebro 1 year newsletter story
Läs mer › Nyheter - 24th October 2017

Örebro parkrun – from test to reality

One year ago we had our first parkrun test even in Örebro. I had a gut feeling parkrun would be well received here in Örebro and luckily I’ve been proven correct. In 28 events we have an average of 54 parkrunners every week, over 700 people registered and 500 of those have been at least…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th October 2017

parkrun launches in Finland!

On Saturday Finland became the 18th country in the world to start up a parkrun event, with the first event getting off to a flying start in Tampere. Despite the grey skies and drizzly rain, 110 people turned up to make their away around the course which follows the lakeside in central Tampere.   It…

Colourful preschool numbers
Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th October 2017


This week saw us reach a whole range of numbers for parkrun Swweden:   – 100 parkruns have taken place in Sweden since we started – 2000 different people have run parkrun – 3000 people registered for parkrun Sweden – 200 running clubs represented at parkrun Sweden   Great to see these targets being achieved…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th October 2017

Our first homegrown 25-time Volunteer!

As you come over the finish line at Haga parkrun, you may often see a familiar face cheering you over the line, encouraging you over those final few metres, a stopwatch in his hand. Peter Hansson is the first person in Sweden to have volunteered 25 times and therefore qualify for one of parkrun’s purple…

Läs mer › Nyheter - 11th October 2017

Let’s talk barcodes…

(Editors Note: This article was written by our friends in parkrun Australia, but is valid the world over!)   One of the key principles of parkrun is to keep it simple. We love that it doesn’t take much to take part in parkrun. One requirement we do ask is for you to bring along a…

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