News - 30th June 2022
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Welcome to the Nordic photos round-up from 25 June!

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Midsummer celebrations in Sweden and Finland and a heatwave right across the region – those were the memories from this past weekend of parkrunning. Take a look at a selection of photos here:
 
We kick off with photos of some of our amazing volunteer teams this weekend – let’s hear it for our fantastic volunteers!
 

Billdals

 
First, some of the volunteer team this week at Billdalsparken parkrun outside Göteborg
 

Festningen

 
Then in Trondheim, with the team at Festningen parkrun
 

Haga

 
Nothing but clear blue sky for Haga parkrun for midsummer
 

Puolarmaari

 
Next back to Finland with the team at Puloarmaari parkrun in Espoo
 

Toen

 

Beverly 25

 
Crossing to Norway, and the team at Tøyen parkrun showing solidarity with the LGTB community after the shocking incident in Oslo the day before. Also a shout out to Beverly for completing her 25th volunteering stint.

 

Vääksy 3

 

Vääksy 1

 

Vääksy 2

 
Some great photos here from Vääskyn kanava parkrun – volunteers, midsummer wreaths and milestone t-shirts!
 

Tokoinranta

 
A wonderful photo of the Juhannus (midsummer) parkrun at Tokoinranta parkrun in Helsinki
 

Bergen

 
parkrun apricot with a view, at Løvstien parkrun, Bergen
 

Växjösjön

 
The beautiful setting alongside the water at Växjösjön parkrun
 

Vejen

 
And finally, the traditional final photo from our faithful friends at Vejen parkrun!

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Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 30 July

Welcome to the last Nordic parkrun photo round-up for July, a month which has seen over 5000 people attending our events across the region. Here’s some shots of the action:     First of all, parkrunning is a family affair at Esbjerg parkrun     Also at Esbjerg, thanks to this week’s Tail Walker Jimmy…

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I never believed I could

There’s no need to do the 5k at parkrun. Lois Rowland was a parkrun volunteer for more than ten years before eventually deciding to have a go at the 5k, following an ectopic pregnancy.   Having now completed 50 parkruns, she tells us her story.   My husband is a keen parkrunner and has been taking…