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:
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.”
Event Director Petri Haapanen shows just how tough the Finns are!
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…