Uncategorized - 4th July 2018

photos from around the Nordics from Saturday’s parkruns


Blue skies and bright sunshine was the default setting for our events this week in the last parkrun in the first half of the year. With over 150 first-time runners this week, parkrun continues to reach out to new participants through the best form of advertising, word of mouth. What’s not to like?!
Oslo mums
These Mums came together to run at Tøyen parkrun in Oslo

Örebro wedding photo to be uploaded
Our first parkrun wedding! You can read more about this story from Örebro parkrun here.
Kungsängen first timers
Two first-timers from Kungsängen parkrun looking proud at the finish!
Uppsala start
The tree-lined avenue gives some welcome shade at the beautiful start of Uppsala parkrun
Tampere start photo
Nearly half of the 68 starters were first-timers today in Tampere, an amazing statistic!
Huddinge start
Ready for the off at Huddinge parkrun in the south of Stockholm
Australian tourist huddinge
Out on the course in the cool forest shade at Huddinge parkrun

parkrun 88 start (by Hector Haines)
A crowded start line at Haga parkrun

Stavanger Oscar
Amazing Oscar and family at Stavanger parkrun

Amager Strandpark start
The amazing backdrop at the start of Amager Strandpark parkrun in København.

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