Nyheter - 9th July 2019

The weekly Nordic photo round-up!

Vejen cover

Rain in the west, sunshine in the east but most importantly good parkrun vibes all over the region. Here’s what it looked like on Saturday at our events in Norway, Finland, Sweden and Denmark:
Dømmesmoen parkrun this week welcomed the Ulvang family who are regular runners and volunteers at Tøyen parkrun. Little Patrick was an ace with the scanner!
Rolf uppsala
Rolf Allard from Örebro parkrun proudly displaying his new Apricot t-shirt
Patriotic support for Sweden on display before this week’s big game between Sweden and England in the women’s world cup
Blue skies before the start of this week’s Kungsängen parkrun
Ready for the start (with a bit of rain) at Fælledparken parkrun
Tampere parkrun’s very own Jansku was delighted to meet tourists Mike Taylor and Jan Atkins from Calne Running Club in the UK, so he asked for a photo
Amager Strandpark again
A big smile on display at Amager Strandpark parkrun
The most stylish post-parkrun café seats in the Nordics are at Løvstien parkrun, Bergen
The shady start at this week’s Uppsala parkrun
Amager Strandpark
Nordre Fælled parkrun’s visitors this week included Amager Strandpark’s Event Director Hans Mathiasen
Vejen cake
Celebrating the 25th runner to achieve the milestone of 50 runs at Vejen parkrun
The backdrop at this week’s Festningen parkrun in Trondheim
Explaining the route to first-timers and tourists at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun
Amager Faelled
It may be 10 years old, but there’s always new runners discovering Amager Fælled parkrun (4 this week)
Vääksyn kanava
The new selfie-frame arrived this week at Vääksyn kanava parkrun – big thanks to Nina Haikonen who transported it all the way from Sweden!
Haga high fives – at Haga parkrun
This week’s volunteer gang, also at Haga parkrun

Dela med vänner:

4 million

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