It was a weekend of records being broken across the Nordics. First of all, it was the first time that we had over 1000 finishers at parkruns across the Nordic region, definitely a cause for celebration!
Some of the record breaking runners in Norway, from Tøyen parkrun
Then it was also a country record for participants in Norway, the second highest figure ever for Demark and Sweden, and a new course record attendance for Amager Strandpark parkrun.
Two happy runners from Amager Strandpark parkrun
Waiting for the start at Skatås parkrun
A bumper turnout at Amager Fælled parkrun
But it’s not just about the numbers of course, there was a whole lot of fun and enjoyment had by everyone too! Thanks to everyone who made this a special weekend for parkrun here in the North.
Walking, jogging or running all the events in each different parkrun territory has become a familiar challenge to dedicated parkrunners. It gives people a reason to travel, discover new places and meet new friends, all in the pursuit of parkrun. Here in the Nordics, we look at the parkrunners who hold the records for…
Despite the shortening days and the dropping temperatures, this Saturday saw plenty of records fall with: – More events than ever before (22) – More runners than ever before (1062) – More volunteers than ever before (143) All for free, organised by volunteers with plenty of parkrun love! Here’s how…