Uncategorized - 7th May 2019

The weekly photo-call from parkrun in the Nordics

Dommesmoen cover shot

More events than ever before, a new participant record for parkrun Norway and a whole lot of Saturday morning positivity! Have a look at our snaps from the past weekend in the Nordics:
Dommesmoen mayor
It was the inaugural event for Dømmesmoen parkrun in Grimstad, Norway, and the town’s mayor was there to offer his support
68 runners showed up for the first event, a very successful launch!
Amager Strandpark
A ‘Majkat’ from Denmark……it DID snow briefly on Saturday morning at Amager Strandpark but this photo was taken from a little earlier in the year!
Amager clap
Yes, the volunteers do deserve a clap – thanks being given at Amager Fælled parkrun
Bergen Barbie
Why have a coffee when you can have a barby – at the finish at Bergen Løvstien parkrun
Bergen kilt
A reminder of the close links between Scotland and Norway also at Bergen Løvstien parkrun
Uppsala birthday 2
Happy first birthday to Uppsala parkrun!
Uppsala vol
Something that Tail Walker Ellie was pretty happy about!
Uppsala birthday
A new record of 65 participants at Uppsala this week
Faelled birdy
A new volunteer role is needed for this feathered friend, doing a fine clear up job with the flour markings at Fælledparken parkrun

Faelledparken 1
Get in line for scanning, also at Fælledparken parkrun
Toyen Star Wars
“May the Fourth be with you” – people getting into the Star Wars spirit at Tøyen parkrun
Toyen finish
The finish at Tøyen parkrun, by the monumemnt in the centre of the park
Tampere 50
Dedicated parkrunner Jyri Hänninen made it to his 50th t-shirt on Saturday at Tampere parkrun

Vääksy vols
A lovely picture of the volunteer team at Vääksyn kanava parkrun
Vääksy canal open
Finally! The canal is open and spring has arrived in Vääksyn kanava
Malmö finish
Cheering this finisher over the line at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun
The start line for this week’s Skatås parkrun in Göteborg

Another week with over 100 participants on a sunny morning at Haga parkrun
Stavanger lucas
Lucas, this week’s youngest runner at Stavanger parkrun

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Axel 1 cover

parkrunner of the week!

We want you to meet some of the people running parkrun here in the Nordics. First up, Axel Walø from Tøyen parkrun in Oslo. Axel has run 71 of the 73 Tøyen parkruns to date, including 11 times as the Tail Walker. A dedicated parkrunner!   How did you first hear about parkrun? Leste på…

Ops team

parkrun – learning from our global family

Last week I was over in the UK taking part in a ‘parkrun Global’ Operations meeting. They collectively make sure that everything works properly on a Saturday morning around the world. It’s been a chance to see how the decisions for parkrun events get made, and have the opportunity to also contribute to this process,…