Huddinge parkrun
Read more › News - 26th April 2017

Huddinge parkrun test run completed!

Despite the cold and damp conditions, we had a great test run at Huddinge parkrun on Tuesday night, with 10 runners testing out the forest tracks at the proposed route of Huddinge parkrun at Källbrinks IP.   We’re getting ready to launch Huddinge parkrun before too long, so please help to spread the word and…

southwark vols
Read more › News - 26th April 2017

parkrun Sweden on tour, part 2: Southwark

Last weekend I was still back in the UK as I was going to be running the London Marathon on the Sunday. But first it was parkrunday, the day formerly known as Saturday, and in London I had an enormous choice available, have a look at the map of parkruns below!     In the…

Read more › News - 26th April 2017

In case of Emergency!

It’s something that you never want to happen, but if you have an accident or become ill while you’re running a parkrun – or any other run for that matter – how do people know who you are, and whom to contact to let them know what’s happened?   That’s why when you first register…

skatås Mari
Read more › News - 19th April 2017

Don’t forget – test parkruns coming up!

We have a couple of test-runs for our new potential parkruns coming up this week, first at Skatås, Göteborg at 9.30 on Saturday 22nd April and then in Huddinge on 25th April at 19.00.   Check out the Facebook pages for details: Skatås parkrun and Huddinge parkrun   Don’t forget to bring your barcode along…

cardiff parkrun
Read more › News - 19th April 2017

parkrun Sweden on tour, part 1: Cardiff

Though I have been away from Hagaparken this week, I still had my parkrun fix, but this time in Cardiff, Wales. I first ran in Cardiff back in 2009 when there were around 50 runners, pretty similar to the numbers that we have had in Haga in recent weeks. Times have changed though, and this…

örebro first event image for blog
Read more › News - 12th April 2017

Örebro parkrun launches!

Last Saturday saw the launch of Örebro parkrun and what a fantastic success it was! We had 150 people registering for the parkrun before the event, with the usual rush in the 24 hours leading up to the first run, with almost 70 registrations on Friday alone.   Still, we weren’t sure how many people…

Read more › News - 12th April 2017

Best wishes from South Africa!

In the run-up to the launch for Örebro parkrun, we were delighted to hear from a parkrun friend from far away – South Africa – but with roots back in Örebro.   Göran Söderholm has been living out in South Africa since 1996, but lived in Örebro between 1964 & 1972. He’s one of 6…

skatås Mari
Read more › News - 5th April 2017

Now is the season for new parkrun test runs!

Now that the snow has melted from the forest trails, it’s time to start making some plans for new parkrun events!   To get ready for a new parkrun, an Event team will first put on a couple of test events, to showcase the parkrun to the local community, to test the course and see…

bjorn manchester
Read more › News - 28th March 2017

Björn’s parkrun report from Manchester!

We’re delighted that running legend Björn Suneson is a keen supporter of parkrun, and has recently been a regular visitor to Hagaparken on Saturday mornings to take part in Haga parkrun. Knowing that origins of parkrun from the UK, Björn has been inspired to pay a visit over to Manchester to take part in a…

dog at parkrun
Read more › News - 28th March 2017

parkrun is for everyone, even dogs!

As I was standing at the gate in Haga parkrun after the start two weeks ago, I was waiting for one of the speedy orienteerers that we had that week to appear around the bend in the lead. However, it was not the case, as first around the corner was Amanda Gardelin being led by…

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