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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th April 2019

parkrun diary & stats

Anniversaries: 4 May: Uppsala (1st birthday) 11 May: Brabrand, Aarhus (9th birthday)   New Events: 4 May: Dømmesmoen, Grimstad (Norway)   Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were:   854 finishers! 130 priceless volunteers! 97 first-time parkrunners!

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th April 2019

Our weekly photo round-up – how parkrun looked around the region this Saturday

From rain in the west to sunshine in the east – it was a real mixed bag of weather in the Nordics region this past Saturday. We had the 100th running of Orebro parkrun and Stavanger’s 1st birthday party to celebrate. Here’s all the photo action from last week:   It was Örebro’s 100th run,…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 30th April 2019

I don’t like to run, so why do I love parkrun?

I don’t like to run, not even to jog so why do I like parkrun? My very good friend Maria, when she was chairwoman of IF Start and who was involved starting up Örebro parkrun, started talking about parkrun already in the autumn of 2016. I didn’t understand anything. But she nagged and because my…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 29th April 2019

Tycker inte om att springa så varför älskar jag då parkrun?

Jag gillade inte att springa, inte ens att jogga så varför gillar jag då parkrun? Min mycket goda vän Maria, då ordförande i IF Start och som var involverad i starten av Örebro parkrun, började prata om parkrun redan hösten 2016. Jag fattade ingenting. Men hon tjatade på och eftersom min man Anders gillar att…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 26th April 2019

April Volunteer Update

Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period: Virtual Volunteer App ICE Details (In Case of Emergency) The Role of the Run Director Encouraging volunteering at your event   1 Virtual Volunteer App   Many of you will by now have heard about the Virtual Volunteer…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 24th April 2019

Virtual Volunteer App

If you’ve run a parkrun in the Nordics, the chances are that your run has been recorded on a traditional stopwatch/timer, and your barcode has been scanned with one of the small Opticon scanners that have traditionally been used by events.   But this could soon change. Our events here are starting to take advantage…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 24th April 2019

Our precious parkrun community

‘Community’. It’s the gold dust that big brands long to have, creating a ‘community’ that identifies with and is loyal to its brand. Here in Stockholm there are so many different running clubs, training groups, races, organisations, ‘crews’ and events, that it’s hard to keep track. There’s something you could turn up to pretty much…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 23rd April 2019

Our Nordics photo round-up from Easter weekend

It was Easter weekend for parkrun in the Nordics and with the sun shining across most of our region, it was a lovely Saturday for being outside and starting the holiday weekend with parkrun. Here’s how parkrunday looked like at some of our events:     Easter means getting away in Norway – it helps…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 23rd April 2019

Special events in Sweden on Nationaldagen, 6/6

Soon there will be a new way to celebrate Nationaldagen (Sweden’s National Day) in Sweden on June 6th – with parkrun!   The day, which first became a public holiday in 2005, was recently chosen by parkrun Sverige to be the optional ‘extra’ parkrun day in addition to New Year’s Day, where parkruns can hold…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 15th April 2019

A record breaking week for parkrun in the Nordics!

It was a record breaking weekend for parkrun in the Nordics. Here’s the statistics from this Saturday:   – 1176 – Highest number of participants at our events – 164 volunteers – More volunteers than ever before – 199 people taking part in Örebro parkrun, the most ever at a single event in the Nordics…

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