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!
If you’ve run a parkrun in the Nordics, the chances are that your run has been recorded on a traditional stopwatch/timer, and your barcode has been scanned with one of the small Opticon scanners that have traditionally been used by events. But this could soon change. Our events here are starting to take advantage…
Snart kommer det att finnas ett nytt sätt att fira Nationaldagen i Sverige den 6e juni – med parkrun! Nationaldagen, som blev en helgdag 2005, valdes nyligen av parkrun Sverige till att vara en möjlig “extra” parkrundagen (utöver nyårsdagen), där parkruns kan anordnas som ett extra event utöver deras vanliga lördagsparkrun. I år…