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A wild and windy weekend across the Nordics!

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This weekend Storm Knud passed over Scandinavia and brought some fairly horrible weather across our region. Fortunately most of the bad weather had passed before it was time to parkrun, but the storm left a trail of destruction in its wake, with 3 events having fallen trees over the courses.

 

As we’ve previously written, our first concern is always safety for parkrunners, and with this tree (see below), and others covering the run route, Skatås parkrun took the decision to cancel Saturday’s event.

 

fallen tree skatås

 

Meanwhile in Uppsala they were able to move the fallen tree from the route in time for the start and even managed this ‘Tail Walker Selfie’ later in the day.

 

Tailie selfie

 

In Örebro this Russian tourist couldn’t resist stopping to take a photo of the local wildlife

 

russian tourist

 

The traditional ‘jump shot’ at Huddinge parkrun was a beauty!

 

huddinge rainy

 

At Haga parkrun it was the 100th event, but 30 minutes before the start, the heavens REALLY opened and things weren’t looking so positive!
Haga rain
Afterwards these amazing cakes were provided thanks to Guillermo Maturana!

 

haga cakes

 

And the weather in Oslo for Toyen parkrun looked great for the 93 runners who completed the course there

 

toyen start

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