Nyheter - 8th April 2019

Records, milestones and plenty of jumps! – this week in the Nordics

Toyen jump 3 cover

This Saturday was a week for records, as the male parkrun record fell in both Sweden and Denmark. And it was also the scene of the great “jump-off” between parkrun Norway and Sweden, with some great action shots from our events around the region. Who won? Well, we’ll let you be the judge.
The jumps
orebro jumps
It’s become a tradition at Örebro parkrun, where this effort perhaps took the jump of the day award
Toyen jump 2
Toyen jump
Tough competition from Tøyen parkrun though…….do we have a winner?
Jumping is apparently too easy for the team at Fælledparken parkrun!
The records
Emil at Amager Faelled
Emil lap 2

Emil Holm set a new Danish parkrun record when he ran 14:50 at Amager Fælled parkrun this Saturday. We hope he didn’t scare the runners too much when flying past them on his way to the finish!
In Sweden Yasiin Abdi trimmed one second off his best to run a new Swedish parkrun record of 15:50 at Kungsängen parkrun – not the flattest of courses either!
The milestones
Doris Toft 250
Congratulations to Doris Toft, running her 250th parkrun at Brabrand parkrun this week
And milestone t-shirts on display here at Esbjerg parkrun
Paul Freyne2
Paul Freyne has reached most milestones, having run over 500 events at nearly 470 different venues and this week he was in Randers with his partner Iwona to run Nordre Fælled parkrun

And the other events!
Token sorting, Finnish style – at Tampere parkrun
Tokoinranta ED and superstar Karlina got the chance to run today at her home event, proudly sporting her well-earned volunteer-shirt!

94 runners silhouetted against the morning sun at Haga parkrun

The biggest turnout of the week at Tøyen parkrun, with 114 people taking part


Happy Birthday Mamö Ribersborg! A great day, a big turnout and lots of love at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun

A sunny day and plenty of running buggies on show at Skatås parkrun


Vääksyn kanava
A bumper turnout at Vääksyn kanava parkrun as winter turns to Spring


What goes up must come down – coming down the big hill at Stavanger parkrun

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