News - 13th July 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 9 July


Summer is here, and it is wonderful to see all the photos of our parkrunners enjoying their events under clear blue skies. Here is a selection of photos from across the region this past weekend, enjoy!


Tampere 2




In Tampere there was a lot of strong-age graded scores – not so surprising perhaps when we learnt that the Veteran World Athletics Championships were in town!


Toyen 1


The welcoming finish funnel at Tøyen parkrun in Oslo.


Uppsala 1


Good with some shade for the start at Uppsala parkrun.


Vääksy 1


Vääksy 2


The joys of an out-and-back course – plenty of opportunities to see other runners and to pass by the volunteers at the start/finish.




More welcome shade running through the forest at Vallaskogen parkrun.


Växjö Tali


We always love a Tail Walker with a tail! – at Växjösjön parkrun this week.


Amager Faelled


A group photo from this week’s Amager Fælled parkrun.


Helene 500


Also at Amager Fælled parkrun, Helene wearing her 500 milestone t-shirt for the first time!


Amager Strandpark


The iconic start line at Amager Strandpark parkrun.


Haga 2


The First Timers Welcome with Event Director Stefan at Haga parkrun this week.


Haga 3




More participants and volunteers at this week’s Haga parkrun.




The finish line at Lillsjön parkrun – not far from the welcoming water!


Maibritt 250


Maibritt celebrating her 250th parkrun at Fælledparken parkrun this week – well done also to Pablo who also reached this milestone at the same event this week.




Mireia (in apricot) celebrating her 50th parkrun at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun on Saturday.


Nansen 1


Celebrating the finish at Nansenparken parkrun!


nansen 2


And again from Nansenparken, this week’s fantastic team of volunteers.


Örebro 2




Over in Örebro, some happy faces at this week’s event.




Big thanks to the always positive volunteer team at Pokkinen parkrun in Oulu!


Puloar 1


The parkrun spirit in action, clapping parkrunners to the finish at Puolarmaari parkrun in Espoo.


Puloar 2


Puloar 3


More great snaps from this week’s Puolarmaari parkrun in Espoo.


Randers 1


Randers 2


And finally, happy times at Nordre Fælled parkrun in Randers!

Share this with friends:


Welcome to the special day events in Denmark & Sweden!

This weekend will be a celebration of parkrun with our ‘special day’ events taking place in Denmark on 5th June and Sweden on 6th June, in addition to our regular parkrun events on Saturday 3rd June.   In Denmark 6 of our 9 events will be hosting a special event on Monday 5th June, including…


We’re one team

All around the world, we’ve seen over 28,000 unique volunteers in the parkwalker role and they’ve parkwalked over 52,000 times!   We speak to one of the parkwalkers, Cathy Hannon, about why she chooses to volunteer in her favourite role every Saturday morning. Cathy’s chronic condition means that parkwalking is the best option for her, she relishes the…