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!
Can you name all 22 Nordic parkruns? If not, here are ten quirky facts from our Event Directors to help you get to know our Nordic neighbours. Fact 1 – Flour arrows “Almost all the Danish events use flour arrows to mark out the course,” says Michael Jensen from Esbjerg parkrun. Flour arrows were even…
Judging by this week’s photos, Spring is in the air – well, at least in Denmark! A few events still fell foul of the icy conditions, but we bring you a selection of photos from everywhere else that was able to go ahead as planned. For the first time, we bring you pictures from…