News - 30th June 2022

Feedback from the Field

Pokkinen FFTF

Our midsummer weekend is hot – it was already 25 °C as early as 0900 am!
We had nine participants including a local first timer and a tourist from Hannover who ended up walking together and became best friends by the time they finished.
Erika Benke, Pokkinen parkrun

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