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

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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 still 500 runners and volunteers turned out to enjoy a parkrun start to the weekend. Here’s how it looked out there from around the region:

Strandpark

 

Amager Strandpark hosted some tourists from the UK this weekend and one of them, Andrew Feldmanis, was celebrating his 100th run.

 

“Thank you so much for making my 100th parkrun such a special occasion. All of us from Worth Way Runners really enjoyed your course and your wonderful hospitality. You’re such a friendly group, showing the true spirit of parkrun. Thank you.”

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Jumping the puddles at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun!
 
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Lucky the café in Malmö is not so far away….

 

Faelledparken 2

 

 

 

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A couple of lovely shots from this week’s Fælledparken parkrun

Stavanger
37 runners and walkers came to the start line in Stavanger, and luckily the rain held off until after everyone was done!

 

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Three generations taking part together in this week’s Festningen parkrun

 

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Event Director Petri Haapanen shows just how tough the Finns are!

 

Esbjerg
The parkrun faithful gather at Esbjerg parkrun

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