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Read more › News - 26th September 2022

Top five reasons to walk at parkrun

Whether you’re finding your feet, not sure how to get started, craving some me time or are keen to introduce someone new to parkrun, here are five reasons why we love walking at parkrun to get you ready for #parkwalk!   Catch-up with friends   We know that life is expensive right now, so why…

Read more › News - 20th September 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 17 September

Welcome to the weekly round-up of the parkrun action across the Nordics! This week we celebrated the 500th edition of Fælledparken parkrun, and we came close to a record overall attendance in Denmark. Here’s a selection of photos from our events:       It was a bumper turnout in Fælledparken with 161 parkrunners, the…

Read more › News - 20th September 2022

My happy place

Broken Hill Racecourse parkrun in outback Australia is more than 300 kilometres from its closest parkrun. Maria Kelly, who has volunteered as a course marshal 58 times, explains why spending her Saturday mornings cheering parkrunners through the desert, while being surrounded by native wildlife is a highlight of her week.   I’m a 54-year-old woman…

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Read more › News - 13th September 2022

Membership offer from parkrun friends Kondis

One of the great resources for runners in Norway is the Kondis organisation, who both publish magazine 9 times a year (incl. summer and winter race calendar) and run an active online website at www.kondis.no.   Here you can get inspirational content to help develop your running and read about the latest things in running,…

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Read more › News - 13th September 2022

Kondis med spesialtilbud til parkrun-felleskapet

En av de store ressursene for løpere i Norge er Kondis-organisasjonen, som både gir ut et blad 9 ganger i året (inkl. sommer- og vinterterminliste) og driver en aktiv nettside på www.kondis.no.   Her kan du få inspirerende innhold for å utvikle løpingen din og lese om det siste innen løping, enten det er treningstips,…

Read more › News - 12th September 2022

Feedback from the Field

My friend Maria and I have just been on a trip to London, where we ran Southwark parkrun. It was a great feeling to be running at event in London, the city where parkrun started!   Christin Nordberg A7495743 Örebro parkrun

Read more › News - 12th September 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 10 September

Welcome to our weekly photo roundup from the Nordics! This week we welcomed a new event to the parkrun family, Lahden satama parkrun in Lahti, Finland. Let’s have a look at some images from that event and from all around the region:         A great start for Lahden satama parkrun with 61…

Read more › News - 12th September 2022

parkwalk campaign: your questions answered

What is the parkwalk campaign in a nutshell?   This is a global campaign to celebrate and promote walking at parkrun, to coincide with parkrun’s 18th anniversary (the first event took place in Bushy Park, London in October 2004).   It’s called parkrun, not parkwalk! Why are you focusing on walkers?    The name ‘parkrun’…

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Read more › News - 12th September 2022

Introducing: parkwalk at parkrun!

This October marks 18 years since parkrun’s founder, Paul Sinton-Hewitt, shouted “Go!” at the very first parkrun event. We’d like to make this 18th anniversary one to remember by dedicating the whole month of October to something extra special…   parkwalk at parkrun!   Paul’s vision was that parkrun would be open to everyone, no…

Read more › News - 6th September 2022

Celebrating the 500 volunteer milestone club

695,890 people across the world know how wonderful it can be to volunteer at parkrun.   Getting some fresh air and vitamin D, meeting new people, being with family and friends, getting active, problem solving, team building, and gaining life skills are just a few examples of why volunteering comes with incredible physical and mental health benefits….