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MIKE HEADER

Last Saturday (14th May), I completed all nine current Danish parkruns, when I finished Vejen parkrun!

 

Amagerfælled

 

Although I am sure I am not the first, I am not sure how many people have achieved this, so perhaps I am now a part of an exclusive group of parkrunners.

 

Amagerstrand

 

I did my first parkruns in the UK in 2014, but really got the parkrun bug after I moved to Copenhagen, where my home parkrun was Fælledparken for five years. I was making my way through the Danish ones, taking trips to Jutland to tick those off. I planned to complete the missing two, Randers (Nordre Fælled) and Vejen, in summer 2020, but was unable to because of the pandemic.

 

 

Fælledparken_1

 

I then moved from Copenhagen to Stockholm for my PhD, meaning Nordre Fælled and Vejen parkrun were far away and less easy to complete. I came back to Copenhagen last summer for a visit and made my way to Jutland for a weekend in Randers to visit Nordre Fælled parkrun. Then last weekend I made another trip while back in Copenhagen to Vejen to finish that one and complete the Danish set!

 

Damhusengen

 

It has been a fun journey and parkrun has been great to implement in my travel, see more of Denmark and meet nice, friendly people!

 

Nibe

 

I am looking forward to my next challenge of completing all the Swedish parkruns!

 

Fælledparken_2

 

Michael Hawgood
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