norway first event
Read more › News - 30th August 2017

Fantastic turnout for first ever parkrun in Norway!

The sun was out and the biscuits were ready for the first ever parkrun in Norway held in Tøyenparken on the 26th of August. Norway is the 17th country in the world to join the parkrun family (counting that parkrun South Africa has events in Botswana and Namibia). Participants were reminded that their speed was…

Read more › News - 30th August 2017

10 reasons to walk, jog or run parkrun!

There are many good reasons to walk, jog or run parkrun! Here’s 10 of them to get started. Tag a non-parkrunner if you think one of these applies to them!   You want to get started with exercising Maybe it’s hard to get started with exercise and you think that if you entered a running…

Sandra and son (002)
Read more › News - 30th August 2017

parkrun withdrawal symptoms – Örebro parkrun to the rescue!

Sandra is my name, I’m originally from Karlskoga but I moved to Ireland when I was in my early twenties. I live in Dublin with my Irish husband Stephen and our nine year old triplet boys.   When the boys were small my husband started running as a way of relieving the stress caused by…

LA 2
Read more › News - 23rd August 2017

Löparakademin vill gratulera parkrun till 1 års jubileet!

Det är inte helt lätt att få upp tonåringarna en lördagmorgon. Det kanske är den största utmaningen, men när de väl är där på plats har de älskat varje sekund.   Det är som ledare på Löparakademin så inspirerande att få visa ungdomarna verksamheter som parkrun med vetskapen om de alltid kommer kunna delta om…

first event skatås
Read more › News - 22nd August 2017

Skatås and Huddinge parkruns are up and running!

As you will have hopefully have seen, the past two weeks have seen the launch of two new events, Skatås in Göteborg, and then Huddinge, south of Stockholm. I had the privilege to be at both inaugural events and it was great to see the efforts of everyone involved in the build-up of each event…

Read more › News - 22nd August 2017

parkrun Sweden newsletter becomes parkrun Norden

We have been in existence for one year now, which is a lot of parkruns and a lot of newsletters! And just in time for our one year anniversary, parkrun Norway is of course launching this weekend with the first event in Toyenparken, Oslo. This of course means that we want to include all Norwegian…

norway team
Read more › News - 22nd August 2017

parkrun finally invades Norway

parkrun Norway are excited to launch the first ever Norwegian parkrun in Tøyenparken on Saturday 26th August at 09.30. With a week to go, the response has been great with the registrations rolling in through the Norwegian parkrun website and many parkrun tourists who have sent us messages that they will be travelling over for…

parkrun event 1 start smaller
Read more › News - 15th August 2017

1 year anniversary of Haga parkrun!

Wow, has it really gone one year already?! Everything seems a very long time ago when we stood, slightly nervously, at Hagaparken on August 27th 2016, and launched the very first parkrun in Sweden.   Now we are warm in our clothes, and we have learnt a lot over the past year! We know exactly…

Huddinge parkrun image for newsletter
Read more › News - 15th August 2017

Huddinge parkrun startar nu på lördag

Skatås började förra veckan och Huddinge börjar denna vecka vilket gör att vi har nu fyra parkruns i Sverige och det finns mer på gång.   “Det känns kul att parkrun börjar ta fart och att Stockholm får sitt andra parkrun,” säger Colm O’Callaghan, Run Director i Huddinge parkrun. “Vi har märkt en stor skillnad…

skatas pic with emelie rachel
Read more › News - 9th August 2017

Skatås parkrun – nu kör vi!

Skatås parkrun börjar nu på lördag, 12:e augusti! Spännande. Här berättar Jonas Boman, en av de ansvariga för Skatås parkrun, lite om banan.   Bakom Skatås Motionscentrum hittar ni samlingspunkten för Skatås parkrun – vid gräsytan bland de röda stugorna. På samma plats är även start och mål för loppet.   Ingen föranmälan behövs för…

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