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!
It’s been another record breaking week for parkrun in the Nordics, following the continuing upward trend for parkrun throughout the world. It’s great that we are all a part of it! For the first time we had over 1400 runners at our events, and just as importantly, we had 178 fabulous volunteers who helped…
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