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Welcome to the photo roundup from the Nordic parkruns : 23 April 2022

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A warm welcome to the photo round-up from this past weekend’s parkuns around the region. We had an amazing 98 year old joining us in Finland, an amazing new Mum as a Tail Walker in Sweden, and with over 1000 participants including over 100 first-timers, it was another great parkrun weekend. Over to the photos….

 

Puolarmaari 1

 

Puolarmaari 4

 

Puolarmaari 2

 

Puolarmaari 3

 

First of all, we give a warm welcome back to Puloarmaari parkrun in Espoo, Finland, back after the long winter freeze which turned the course into an ice rink. Good to have you back!
 

Örebro 1

 

Örebro 2

 
In Örebro, a collaboration with Blodomloppet (a running race series promoting giving blood) saw participants wearing red t-shirts for the run

 

Billdals 1

 

Billdals 2

 
Here’s some shots from Billdalsparken parkrun south of Göteborg, nice to be able to sit outside in the cafe too!
 

Brabrand 1

 
Congratulations to Doris at Brabrand parkrun this week who ran her 300th parkrun!
 

Damhusengen 1

 

Damhusengen 2

 
At the finish line at Damhusengen parkrun in København
 

Dommesmoen

 
Enjoying finishing at Dømmesmoen parkrun
 

Gemma last week

 

Gemma this week

 
We’re pretty amazed with super-volunteer Gemma at Vallaskogen parkrun – last week taking part in the event, on Monday came the arrival of a new baby girl and on Saturday she was Tail Walking with baby Doris in the pram!
 

Haga 2

 
Scanning in the sunshine at Haga parkrun
 

Haga Lee 100

 
And congratulations to Lee on his 100th parkrun, also at Haga parkrun this week
 

Kungs 1

 
The start line at Kungsängen parkrun – good to see people continuing to return to parkrun after the winter break
 

Lovstien 1

 

Lovstien 2

 
A couple of shots from around the finish at Løvstien parkrun, Bergen, looks like a lovely day for a parkrun there
 

Malmö 1

 

Malmö 2

 
Likewise in Malmö Ribersborg, which attracted 69 parkrunners this week with lots of first-timers too!
 

Nansen 1

 

Nansen 2

 
parkrunners enjoying the flat and fast course at Nansenparken parkrun
 

Nibe 1

 
Surely this is a record – the average number of parkruns run by the attendees of this week’s Nibe parkrun was 147!

 

Pokkinen 1

 

Veikko

 
Spring is slowly arriving in Oulu, the city of Pokkinen parkrun, who this week had the honour to welcome 98 year old war veteran Veikko to their event.
 

Stavanger 1

 

Stavanger 2

 
Happy birthday Stavanger parkrun, 4 years old on Saturday! And we like what you’ve done with that hanging selfie-frame….look no hands!
 

Tampere 1

 

Tampere 2

 

Tampere 3

 
Back over in Finland, Tampere parkrun could finally use their regular course again after the winter. The event was held in solidarity with Ukraine, and many runners dressed in blue and yellow to mark the occasion
 

Toeyn 1

 

Toeyn 2

 
Just to prove that there are flat sections to Tøyen parkrun and not just ‘that’ hill – here is photo evidence!
 

Tokoinranta 1

 
Hello the volunteer team at Tokoinranta parkrun in Helsinki, and well done to Sanna for stepping into the Run Director shoes for the first time this week!
 

Umea 1

 

Umea 2

 

Umea 3

 
Some brilliant portraits of parkrunners at Umeå’s Broparken parkrun, courtesy of photographer SungHyuk Lim
 

Uppsala 1

 
Selfie action at Uppsala parkrun!
 

Vääksyn kanava 1

 

Vääksyn kanava 2

 

Vääksyn kanava 3

 
Walkers and runners at Vääksyn kanava parkrun, a beautiful course all year round, where you have the pleasure of seeing your fellow parkrunners several times on the double out-and-back route
 

Vallaskogen 1

 

 

Vallaskogen 2

 

 

Vallaskogen 3

 
Some more great parkrun portraits from Vallaskogen parkrun in Linköping
 

Växjösjön 1

 
At the start line of this week’s Växjösjön parkrun
 

Vejen

 
And finally, it feels like it wouldn’t be a photo round-up with a concluding start-line photo from Vejen parkrun!

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