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Läs mer › Nyheter - 4th February 2020

parkrun – glädje och välbefinnande!

För mig har parkrun givit ny energi till min löpning och jag har deltagit i Malmö sedan våren 2018. Samvaron ger mig en vilja att delta och träna lite extra varje vecka och jag har fått nya vänner att springa tillsammans med, att sporras av och själv “dra” en liten bit!     Efter en…

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Inspirational at 80!

Birthe Torp Knudsen is a regular runner at Amager Strandpark parkrun. To celebrate her 80th birthday, the team there created a special photo album with 80 photos from all the events that she has taken part in the 8 years she has been taking part at parkrun!     They wrote: “Happy Birthday Birthe! You’re…

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From the World Championships to parkrun

Whether you’re a new beginner or an elite athlete, there’s something for you at parkrun. That’s clear for Louise Wiker, a 2:36 marathon runner, who has represented Sweden at the World Championships in Beijing and London and has numerous titles to her name. She’s also walked around Haga parkrun as a Tail Walker with her…

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parkrun – my special ‘me time’!

Coming from Ireland originally, sports and friends go hand in hand for me. Exercise and then enjoy some well earned refreshment together.   I moved to Finland in 2005 and for 12 years never quite found the replacement for that. In between came parenthood too, twins to keep me busy. Then in late 2017 I…

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Dømmesmoen parkrunners

The team at Dømmesmoen parkrun have been doing some profiles of some of their their regular parkrunners – here are some of their stories:   Daniel Kuba is one of the regular runners and volunteers at Dømmesmoen parkrun. He has become a huge fan of parkrun and has been inspired to become a parkrun tourist,…

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Powerwalker to Run Director at Örebro parkrun

My story with Örebro parkrun began on Midsummer Day 2018 after, in a weak moment, I promised my boyfriend that I would accompany him there. I had never heard of parkrun before and when I had only just got over the threshold of “daring” to go from powerwalks to running / jogging longer distances, it…

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Powerwalker till Run Director på Örebro parkrun

Min historia med Örebro parkrun började midsommardagen 2018 efter att i ett svagt ögonblick lovat min pojkvän att jag skulle följa med honom dit. Jag hade aldrig hört talas om parkrun innan och då jag precis kommit över tröskeln till att ”våga” gå från powerwalks till att springa/jogga längre sträckor var det en ganska stor…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 29th January 2020

Photos from around the Nordics, 25th January 2020

Welcome to another mild weekend across the Nordics, where we were able this week to put on all of our 25 events (welcome back Festningen parkrun!). Another great turnout right across the region, supported by 173 amazing volunteers. Let’s see how it looked:   At Tøyen parkrun, they celebrated the first ‘home grown’ 100 milestone…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 29th January 2020

Top motivation tips to get you to parkrun!

Sometimes the motivation slips a little, and despite the best intentions, you find yourself in bed on Saturday morning and missing out on parkrun. You want to be there, but somehow you are not!   Here we have some tips to try and help you beat the motivation blues and get you back on track…

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Läs mer › Nyheter - 28th January 2020

Contra clothing goes Nordics

We’ve written before about the Contra brand of running clothing, where the profits from all sales go directly back to help fund parkrun.   And now you can buy items named after events in the Nordics, like a Haga base layer or Tampere tights?   The background to the names is that the items are…

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