The sun was shining across much of Scandinavia this weekend and the spring weather brought out the highest Saturday turnout for our events since back in November. A special congratulations to Vejen parkrun (pictured above) who celebrated their 8th birthday this weekend. Congratulations on reaching this fantastic milestone! Here are some other pictures capturing our events from this weekend:
parkrunners getting in some selfie action at Fælledparken parkrun
Finally the ice had gone at Haga parkrun in Stockholm
Paul Freyne celebrating his 500th parkrun at Örebro parkrun, which you can read more about in the other article in this week’s newsletter
The melt has made things pretty muddy in Trondheim but that hasn’t stopped the parkrunners at Festningen parkrun
Lots of tourists, first timers and even a few PBs at Løvstien parkrun!
64 runners this week at Tøyen parkrun – crisp weather and lots of smiles
35 took part this week in Stavanger. The first finisher was a tourist who even had enough time to take a photo at the viewpoint!
56 runners in Brabrand, including one new club 100 runner, who came together with a friend in fancy dress. Ahoy there!
27 runners came along in Uppsala, and enjoyed coffee in the sun afterwards!
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