Nyheter - 10th January 2019

An amazing new parkrun Global attendance record!

Orebro cover pic

This past weekend saw a new landmark for parkrun around the world – the highest ever turnout over a single weekend with over 340,000 people taking part as either participants or volunteers in over 1650 events spread across 20 countries!
Following on from a busy New Year’s Day, New Year’s resolutions were clearly on display as runners, walkers and joggers flocked to get outside and join in their local events in diverse locations such as Russia, Malaysia, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, and of course Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Sweden. Here’s the video that parkrun Global put out to celebrate this amazing new record.
This time of year in the Nordics the weather can be pretty challenging, especially the further north and east we venture. We had a few cancellations this time, including all three Stockholm events for example. But elsewhere across the region parkrunners were out in force as these photos below show:
At the start in Brabrand parkrun in Aarhus

Vääksy kanava
Definitely snowy at Vääksy kanava parkrun, Finland

A beautiful day at Skatås parkrun in Göteborg

The classic start photo from Örebro parkrun

Amager Faelled
No runners featuring in this picture, but a beautiful early morning at Amager Fælled parkrun on Saturday

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toyen first event

Celebrating 2 years of parkrun in Norway!

On Saturday Tøyen parkrun will celebrate its two year anniversary. It also will celebrate the 2nd anniversary of parkrun in Norway.   Tøyen parkrun was in fact the very first one to launch in Norway and was the start of quite an adventure. At the time of launch, parkrun was a relatively unknown concept in…

Faelledparken 1 cover

This week’s photo round-up from our record-breaking Saturday

What a day it was! As you will see from the photos below, we didn’t have the weather on our side everywhere, but that didn’t stop people coming out and joining parkrun. Have a look at a selection of images from right across the region: A new attendance record for Amager Strandpark, where we were…