Amager Fælled parkrun, the oldest parkrun outside of the UK, is looking forward to celebrating its 500th event next Saturday, 29th September.
Starting in May 2009, when 20 runners attended the inaugural event, Amager Fælled boasts the incredible statistic that they have not missed a single event since this point in time. The course has also stayed the same right throughout this period (apart from a couple of events run on an alternative route due to ice), so people can accurately compare their times over the same course from over the past decade.
Here are a few photos from down the years, giving a small snapshot of the 500 Saturday mornings that nearly 5000 different runners have enjoyed over the years:
A picture taken from the 400th event
A huge thanks to Henrik, Anne and everyone else who has been part of making Amager Fælled parkrun happen every one of the past 500 Saturdays! And of course to Jonathan Sydenham for helping to get the event off the ground in the first place.
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