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.
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.
In Örebro this Russian tourist couldn’t resist stopping to take a photo of the local wildlife
The traditional ‘jump shot’ at Huddinge parkrun was a beauty!
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!
Afterwards these amazing cakes were provided thanks to Guillermo Maturana!
And the weather in Oslo for Toyen parkrun looked great for the 93 runners who completed the course there
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For most of the region, we’re still waiting for the snow to fall and the winter feeling to arrive. True, a little bit of snow and ice came to Norway, but alas caused both Festningen parkrun in Trondheim and Tøyen parkrun in Oslo to be cancelled. So last week it was just one properly…