This year, for the first time, Sweden held extra events on Nationaldagen, the special day on which we have the option to hold extra events. This year three events went ahead with parkruns, Örebro, Malmö Ribersborg and Kungsängen.
It was quite simply, an amazing success! With temperatures approaching 30oC it was certainly a hot morning for running! We had huge turnouts at all three events, and a wonderful mix of locals and parkrun tourists visiting to fit in an extra run and sample (or re-sample!) parkrun in another country.
The amazing jumping man, aka Rihards, showing off his spring at Örebro parkrun
Thanks to all the volunteers who helped to run these events on a ‘red day’ here in Sweden.
144 people took part in Malmö Ribersborg parkrun.
We look forward to doing it all again on Saturday and next year too!
On Saturday Tøyen parkrun will celebrate its two year anniversary. It also will celebrate the 2nd anniversary of parkrun in Norway. Tøyen parkrun was in fact the very first one to launch in Norway and was the start of quite an adventure. At the time of launch, parkrun was a relatively unknown concept in…
What a day it was! As you will see from the photos below, we didn’t have the weather on our side everywhere, but that didn’t stop people coming out and joining parkrun. Have a look at a selection of images from right across the region: A new attendance record for Amager Strandpark, where we were…