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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th June 2019

“parkrun Heroes” – George Webster

Here is a third short video from the series called ‘parkrun Heroes’ where Olympic gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill shares stories about people whose lives have been changed positively through the power of parkrun.   parkrun offers a great place for everyone in the community to come together, like the star of this film, George Webster….

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th June 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 23 events! 1067 finishers! 151 fantastic volunteers! 136 brilliant PBs! 110 amazing first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th June 2019

A lucky escape

It’s fantastic that you’re using parkrun as part of a healthy lifestyle. The physical and mental benefits of running, walking and volunteering with your community are well established. But being active is no substitute for getting those regular checks that doctors recommend.   This story from Sydney-based parkrunner Marc Oostdijk is a reminder that routine…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 18th June 2019

Grethe & Steen Kristensen – a portrait of some true parkrun heroes!

When we posted the picture of Steen and Grethe with the parkrun beach flag on our Facebook page, we had the highest number of likes and comments of any post we have made. And that was indeed well deserved.   Since the very first parkrun at Amager Strandpark some 7 years ago Grethe and Steen…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 13th June 2019

Another new weekly attendance record for parkrun in the Nordics!

It’s been another record breaking week for parkrun in the Nordics, following the continuing upward trend for parkrun throughout the world. It’s great that we are all a part of it!   For the first time we had over 1400 runners at our events, and just as importantly, we had 178 fabulous volunteers who helped…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 12th June 2019

Website Changes

You may have noticed the parkrun website looks a bit different today.   We had hoped to have a brand new website live by now but unfortunately, due to complications in delivery, we haven’t been able to achieve what we wanted.   We haven’t changed any of the content or the structure of the site….

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 12th June 2019

Summertime – a season for sunshine, swimming…..and parkrun!

After the long, cold, dark winter here in the Nordics comes the reward – the amazing summers!   Everyone seems to be on holiday, enjoying the outdoors, swimming in lakes, enjoying long, light, warm summer evenings and generally feeling relaxed. And summer cafes open up, but most other things seem to close down!    …

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 7th June 2019

Nationaldagen parkruns

This year, for the first time, Sweden held extra events on Nationaldagen, the special day on which we have the option to hold extra events. This year three events went ahead with parkruns, Örebro, Malmö Ribersborg and Kungsängen.   It was quite simply, an amazing success! With temperatures approaching 30oC it was certainly a hot…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th June 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 26 events! (a record!) 1427 finishers! (also a record!) 178 fantastic volunteers! (yet another record!) 157 brilliant PBs! 142 amazing first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th June 2019

Nordics photo round-up – Apricot t-shirts and more

Plenty of colour from around the region this weekend, not least the new parkrun Apricot t-shirts which are increasingly finding their way over to the Nordics. Here’s a selection of shots from our events from around the region from this past weekend:   We love the start line shot at Dømmesmoen parkrun   Apricot on…

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