Nyheter - 4th October 2018

Another Nordics participation record!

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From the time of the last participation record set in August, it didn’t take long before we had a new participation record in the Nordics! On the last Saturday in September, 1016 people took part in the 18 parkruns across the region (also a new record), with an amazing total of 133 volunteers supporting these events.
In the other articles below you can read more about two other of the events, with the launch of Tokoinranta parkrun in Helsinki, Finland, and a report from Örebro parkrun in Sweden where the local radio station was in attendance to help raise money for a great cause.
Here below we share with you some photos from a special day in Amager Fælled parkrun, where they had a record breaking attendance of 181 runners to celebrate their 500th event!
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Marking the day with the traditional Danish flour markings!

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The runners making their way to the starting point

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Plenty of post-parkrun food on offer, thanks to the volunteers and runners

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This week’s photos – from the events that beat the ice!

We’re glad to say that all the Danish events were able to go ahead on Saturday, but an icy grip took hold in the rest of the Nordics, with only 5 events across the other three countries beating the freeze.   This meant that we had just 13 events go ahead this past weekend, but…

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From Denmark to Dresden, with parkrun love!

Since 2011, my mother (Who now has 250+ runs) tried to persuade me to run parkrun with her, she knew I enjoyed running. Sadly I was working every Saturday morning, and was therefore unable to participate. However in 2014 I changed jobs and was able to try it out.     Obviously I loved it……