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.
Lördagen den 29:e september är inte vilken parkrun-lördag som helst i Örebro. Vi har fått den stora äran att tillsammans med P4 Örebro Sveriges Radio hålla i ett evenemang som ger oss chansen till att bidra till något fantastiskt – springa in pengar för Världens Barn! Världens Barn är en riksinsamling i samarbete med…
parkrun started in Sweden back in August 2016 and is fascinating to look back at the barcodes of the people who signed up at that time, as it shows that in this relatively short period of time, the total number of parkrunners worldwide incredibly has doubled, going from around 2.5 million parkrunners to the imminent…