From North to South and East to West, it was a blanket of snow that covered the whole of the region this weekend.
Tough conditions in some places, but when Saturday morning parkruns are a way of life, you can count on the runners and volunteers to come along and keep things on the road. Here’s this week’s snowy photocall form the Nordics:
Not often Fælledparken parkrun sees this much snow on a Saturday morning
Over on the west coast of Denmark, there was just a dusting of snow around the paths of Esbjerg parkrun
The sun sneaks above the horizon at the world’s most northerly parkrun, Festningen parkrun in Trondheim
“The running tights were in the wash” – a brave clothing choice at Løvstien parkrun, Bergen!
Snow is a way of life at the picture postcard Vääksy kanava parkrun
The award for toughest running conditions of the week goes to Tokoinranta parkrun in Helsinki!
More snowy scenes in Denmark at Amager Fælled parkrun, where Jesper Mortensen ran his 259th parkrun (after 9 years of parkrunning!)
The ‘Turning Torso’ is just visible, if you look very closely, at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun
And they’re off! At Tøyen parkrun. Here Peter Hack was first finisher for the first time in 28 runs – try, try and try again and you will succeed!
Haga parkrun was back on this week, after a 3 week absence due to icy conditions. We welcomed visitors from Poland – Lucyna Waruszewska and Alina Wrzalkowska are pictured here passing through the Haga Södra gates on the way to the finish.
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…
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…