A warm welcome to another round-up of summertime parkruns across the Nordics. We enjoyed seeing plenty of regulars and first-timers across all our events this weekend – were you one of them? Take a look!
We start this week with a roll call of thanks to some of our fantastic volunteer teams this week – beginning here above with Puloarmaari parkrun in Espoo, Finland
Next up, this week’s amazing volunteers helping to make the magic happen at Skatås parkrun in Göteborg on Saturday
Here are some of the volunteers who helped to make Haga parkrun happen this week
First-time Run Director Leena did a great job at Tampere parkrun this Saturday
And similarly thanks to Erling for leading the team of volunteers at Nansenparken parkrun in Oslo
Some shots of our parkrunners now, beginning with some smiling faces in Denmark, at Amager Fælled parkrun
And also in Denmark, awaiting the start of Brabrand parkrun this week
Congratulations to Casper, who became the first person to run all of the Norwegian parkruns after taking part in Stavanger parkrun this Saturday
Over to Norway, and some of the participants at this Saturday’s Skien Fritidspark parkrun
Crossing the finish line at Festningen parkrun in Trondheim
We cross over the border to Finland, and the assembled parkrunners at this week’s Pokkinen parkrun in Oulu
A great shot of family parkrun joy this week at Vääksy kanava parkrun
Moving on to Sweden, congratulations to Mattias (pictured right) on reaching his 50th parkrun on Saturday!
Family parkrun fun at Örebro parkrun on Saturday
parkrunners stretching away into the distance after the start of Skatås parkrun on Saturday
Big thumbs up for Uppsala parkrun on Saturday!
And finally, big smiles all round at Växjösjön parkrun on Saturday
A warm welcome to another week of summer Nordic parkruns. We enjoyed blue skies and great conditions for much of the region although some our Finnish friends were not quite so lucky. Welcome to over 100 people parkrunning for the first time on Saturday! Here’s the best of the action: Crossing the finish…
Wheelchair user Jono Whitehead was recommended parkrun by a good friend and frame runner. Initially hesitant, he arrived to find the tail walker that day was his former maths teacher so felt instantly at ease! Here he tells us why he wants to see more disabled people at parkrun. I’m disabled and I…