News - 25th October 2021

Photo round-up from around the Nordics, 23rd October 2021

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Welcome to this week’s photo wrap-up from around the region. We had rain in the west, snow in the north and plenty of blue skies in between! All in all, a beautiful parkrun morning as 1100 parkrunners and volunteers enjoyed the best start to the weekend! Here’s how it looked:

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Loving the forest trails of Huddinge parkrun in the southern suburbs of Stockholm. It takes some energy to get that buggy up and down the Huddinge hills!

A special autumn event at Kungsängen brought 43 people to the start line, and enjoying a coffee afterwards thanks to a local café

Stunning views over the beautiful city of Bergen from Løvstien parkrun

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A still morning gives a reflection from the lake at Nansenparken parkrun in Fornebu on the outskirts of Oslo

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A perfect morning to enjoy the autumn colours at Örebro parkrun

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The year’s first snowfall came to Oulu during the week, the first winter scenes for Pokkinen parkrun

More lovely autumn yellows, this time at Billdalsparken parkrun in Sweden

The happy volunteer team at this week’s Dømmesmoen parkrun in Grimstad, Norway

A little damper over in the west of Denmark – awaiting the start at this week’s Esbjerg parkrun

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Celebrating 10 years of parkrun at Fælledparken parkrun in Copenhagen, including five runners who were present for the first ever event!

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A successful second week at our newest parkrun, Puloamaari parkrun in Espoo, Finland, with plenty of people returning for a second week, together with many more first-timer parkrunners

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Putting out the course signs at Skatås parkrun in Göteborg

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And also visiting this week, Event Director Claire and her family visiting from Nordre Fælled parkrun

Another Norwegian parkrun, another view over the city, this time looking out over Stavanger parkrun

The volunteer team ready to look after proceedings at this week’s Tampere parkrun

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All smiles at this week’s Tøyen parkrun

More autumn loveliness – it’s a wonderful start at Uppsala parkrun, running through the alley of autumn colour

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Gathering for the start of this week’s Vääksyn kanava parkrun in Finland

Setting off for a lap of the lake at Växjösjön parkrun

And last but not least, the classic starting photo from this week’s Vejen parkrun

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Absolutely determined

Was it a bird? Was it a plane? No. It was six very special guests completing their first 5k after life changing spinal injuries.   Event Director Jo tells us about the incredible morning at Hull parkrun.   As we gathered at the start, in East Park, Hull, there was something in the air. Something…

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Feedback from the field

When you are getting out of your bed, looking out of the window and see dark grey skies, falling rain and know it is minus degrees (chill factor), THEN you know it is a good day ……. why? you may ask …… Because it is parkrun Saturday!   Ronny Sloht Andersen, Nibe parkrun A74403