Nyheter - 12th August 2019

Photo round-up from our record-breaking weekend in the Nordics

Bergen wet cover

This Saturday at parkrun in the Nordics we had more people taking part than ever before, 1184 runners, joggers and walkers completed the 23 events that took place on Saturday.


That’s even more impressive considering that the west of the region was either very wet, or at least had weather forecasts saying that it would be!


Well done to everyone who took part on Saturday and a big round of applause for all of the wonderful volunteers. Here’s the photo album from Saturday:


Vallaskogen poo




Vallaskogen 3


Vallaskogen clap


A bunch of images from this week’s Vallaskogen parkrun in Linköping. Event Director proves that whilst some of the animals out on the course may not be real, some definitely are!


Huddinge cafe


Another week with a strong turnout at Huddinge parkrun, and plenty of people stuck around to join the team in the café afterwards


Malmö vols


A lovely morning by the seaside at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun




Torrential rain was predicted at Dømmesmoen parkrun, but it held off until just after the run, thanks to the power of these volunteers!




It was the same story in Brabrand parkrun this week, though this was the scene when the Run Director made it home – just in time!


Tokoinranta vols




Tokoinranta parkrun was back in action this week, and it was a lovely morning that greeted the participants in Helsinki




UK tourists


Some images from Örebro parkrun, where there were 89 people taking part this week


Esbjerg parkrun


Just a lovely picture from this week’s Esbjerg parkrun


Stavanger rain


More torrential rain for the participants at Stavanger parkrun, but that didn’t stop them setting an attendance record for the second week in a row, with 63 people showing up this Saturday


Nordre Faelled


Feeling good at Nordre Fælled parkrun


Amager Strandpark 2


Amager Strandpark


The dramatic backdrops at Amager Strandpark parkrun, where they had their highest attendance of the year to date


Skatås 2nd birthday


Mattias in Skatås


Happy 2nd birthday to Skatås parkrun! Amongst the participants were Mattias and Malin Liljegren, Event Directors from Uppsala parkrun




Course record Thomas Beasley


The highest turnout of the weekend this week was at Haga where 123 people joined the parkrun. We also had a new course record, a speedy 15.52 from UK parkrun tourist Thomas Beasley


Vääksy what a feeling


What a feeling! Running alongside the canal at Vääksyn kanava parkrun in Finland


Bergen wet


Wet. Very wet. So it can be sometimes in Bergen, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of the 31 people taking part in Løvstien parkrun on Saturday.

Dela med vänner:

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parkrun vinner Årets Samhällsprojekt 2019!

parkrun Sverige är detta års stolta mottagare av “Årets Samhällsprojekt” från Dagens Industris tidskrift “Sport & Affärer”.   Juryn för “Sport & Affärer” förklarade att:   “Motionskonceptet parkrun har under det senaste året växt och etablerats på nya orter med över 10 000 registrerade deltagare, mycket tack vare det enkla och inkluderande konceptet som bygger…

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parkrun Sweden wins ‘Community project of the year’

parkrun Sweden is the proud recipient of this year’s ‘Community Project of the Year’ from Dagens Industri’s ‘Sport & Affärer’ publication.   The ‘Sport & Affärer’ jury stated that:   ‘The concept “parkrun” has during the last few years grown and established itself in different communities around Sweden and now has over 10,000 registered participants,…