Read more › Uncategorized - 10th June 2021

A sense of belonging

“It feels like my body is packing up on me.”   That’s how I described it to my parents one Sunday morning in August 2015. This was after a few months of feeling strange, and regularly not being able to sleep due to a pounding head and feeling flushed. I took my blood pressure on…

Refleksioner over 2020 og forhåbninger for det nye år
Read more › Uncategorized - 31st December 2020

Refleksioner over 2020 og forhåbninger for det nye år

Idet vi tager afsked med 2020, reflekterer parkruns grundlægger Paul Sinton-Hewitt (CBE) over tolv meget anderledes måneder for parkrun.   2020 begyndte med så meget håb. Vores bevægelse, som nu er i sit 16. år, voksede. Holland blev det 22. land med aktive parkruns, vi lancerede en overvældende kampagne med titlen This Girl Can til…

Read more › News, Uncategorized - 29th September 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 29 September

We were delighted to welcome parkrun back across most parts of New Zealand at the weekend, which together with events in Australia’s Northern Territory and one in the Falkland Islands, saw more than 2,700 people walking, jogging, running and volunteering across 27 locations. The first time round, it took us five-and-a-half years to go from…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 14th April 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 14 April

In last week’s update we explained that parkrun staff would be directly contacting all parkrun event teams and volunteer ambassadors. I’m pleased to let you know that that process has begun, although with around 2,500 conversations to schedule it will likely take several weeks to complete.   Whilst no country in the world has yet…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 17th February 2020

parkrun Stats

This week at parkrun in the Nordics there have been: 24 events! 989 finishers! 149 fantastic volunteers! 137 brilliant PBs! 71 amazing first-time parkrunners! 107 newly registered parkrunners!

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Read more › Uncategorized - 14th October 2019

Running in the rain – the photo round-up from 12 October

Plenty of rain this Saturday, although it should be noted that it was entirely and perhaps unexpectedly dry in Bergen, where Løvstien parkrun was celebrating their first birthday. In Finland both Tampere and Vääksyn kanava parkrun also had birthday celebrations. Here’s the best of the photos for this week’s round-up:   Autumn leaves on the…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 24th September 2019

parkrun tourism in Siberia – a run report from Novosibirsk Naberezhnaya parkrun

Jakob and Natalija Hedén are regular runners at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun. Natalia who’s from Novibirisk, travelled back to her home town with the family for the summer. And what better to take in when at home than of course parkrun!   Novosibirsk Naberezhnaya parkrun marked on the map of Russia   Novibirisk is the third…

Read more › Uncategorized - 15th July 2019

Joey’s Spirit

If there’s one young life to have seen more than a multitude of adults, it’s Joseph Oosterhoff from Quinns Rocks parkrun in Australia.   Looking at his youthful physique whenever he attends parkrun, one would be hesitant to think the 15-year-old has undergone numerous procedures for health conditions which have plagued him since birth –…

Read more › Uncategorized - 9th July 2019

Gemenskap – nyckeln till framgång!

Denna vecka har vi från Örebro Kanotförening fått turen att dela med oss av vår verksamhet. Vi är ett gäng ungdomar som älskar att träna, och framförallt att paddla. Vår klubb tror på att framgång byggs via gemenskap, vilket är en åsikt vi delar med parkrun. Att delta i evenemanget har blivit en del av…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 26th June 2019

parkrun Stats

Last weekend at parkrun in the Nordics there were: 24 events! 927 finishers! 146 fantastic volunteers! 126 brilliant PBs! 93 amazing first-time parkrunners!

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