It got a bit chillier this week, but all 22 events in the Nordics stayed on track, and it was yet another week with over 1000 runners, walkers and volunteers coming together at our parkruns. Here’s some photos to take you around on a two-minute trip around Scandinavia from last Saturday.
Time for the volunteers to wrap up warm – this time Peter Molony at the turnaround point at Uppsala parkrun
Much cosier in the post-parkrun café after Festningen parkrun, Trondheim
A Tail Walker with a literal tail – Event Director Phil Dunstan from Malmö Ribersborg parkrun
Looking lovely in winter, Vääksy kanava parkrun in Finland
An amazing view, and a couple of amazing volunteers at Løvstien parkrun in Bergen
A colour co-ordinated parkrun dog at Tampere parkrun in Finland
We’re not sure whether this hug was in celebration or thanks, but it’s a lovely image taken from Amager Fælled parkrun
The Örebro jump – not a bad effort this week!
A big high-five from a little volunteer at Tøyen parkrun in Oslo
Deserving of a sit-down – this parkrunner has just crossed the line at Brabrand parkrun, Aarhus
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