Nyheter - 16th May 2019

Photo round-up from around the Nordics

Dommesmoen cover pic

More than 1000 parkrunners turned out again this weekend across our region, a trend we love to see. More parkrunners, more events, more people being active and more enjoyable starts to weekends! Welcome to another lightning tour around the Nordics to see the pictures from our parkruns around the region from this Saturday:

Brabrand birthday 1

In Brabrand they were celebrating their 9th birthday and 60 runners turned out to enjoy the occasion…..
Brabrand birthday 2
….and the specially baked cake on offer afterwards.
It was week 2 for Dømmesmoen parkrun in Grimstad, Norway and lots more new people from the town were trying parkrun for the first time.
Dommesmoen TW
We had a Tail Walker with a tail…..
Dommesmoen 1
…..and a very proud Run Director trying out the role for the first time.
At the start on the wide paths at Fælledparken
Festningen start
It was a wet affair at Festningen parkrun in Trondheim but that didn’t seem to put anyone off parkrunning
Huddinge 1
We’re a little bit worried about what happened to the legs of the gentleman in the white t-shirt here at Huddinge parkrun!
Huddinge vols
This week’s volunteer team who made the magic happen at Huddinge parkrun
Örebro duck
We had a bit of a wildlife competition in this week’s photos. Örebro set the tone with 1 duck……
Toyen 2 ducks
Tøyen parkrun doubled that…..
Tampere moose
….before Tampere’s ‘moose on the loose’ won the day!
Another 100+ turnout at Örebro this week, what a parkrun community they have built there
Skatås start
And another here at Skatås parkrun in Göteborg. A wonderful course out in beautiful nature.
Buggies, doga and kids – everyone taking part here together at Stavanger parkrun
TOkoinranta finish
Coming into the finish at this week’s Tokoinranta parkrun…..
TOkoinranta TQ finish
…..including a very happy Tail Walker!
Toyen vols
Tøyen’s volunteer week this week…..
TW Toyen
….and another very happy Tail Walker – it’s infectious!
Vääksy long distance
Aleksandr (black clothing) from Sankt-Petersburg stayed overnight in Lahti, 25 km from Vääksy. In the morning he ran from Lahti to Vääksy and after parkrun back again to Lahti!
Vääksy vols
A volunteer team or an album cover? You decide – with Vääksyn kanava 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,…