News - 8th August 2022
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Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 6 August

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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:

 

Esbjerg 1

 

Crossing the finish line with a smile at Esbjerg parkrun.

 

Faelledparken

 

Congratulations to Gert and Arne who celebrated their 400th parkruns at Fælledparken parkrun on Saturday with specially made t-shirts to mark the occasion!

 

Haga 1

 

We welcomed some of the Växjösjön parkrun core team to Haga parkrun this weekend – spreading the parkrun love!

 

Haga 2

 

A busy Haga parkrun this week with 120 parkrunners taking part, including 11 first-timers.

 

Lillsjön

 

A post-parkrun picnic for the Lagerström family after Lillsjön parkrun this week.

 

Malmö

 

Recent convert to parkrun Amin enjoying his time at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun on Saturday.

 

Nansen 2

 

nansen 4

 

A busy Nansenparken parkrun in Oslo this week, with a record attendance of 77 parkrunners.

 

Örebro 2

 

A happy bunch of parkrunners enjoying Örebro parkrun this week.

 

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Come for the parkrun, stay for the fika – at Örebro parkrun.

 

Skatås 1

 

Heading around Härlanda Tjärn at Skatås parkrun, before the hills begin!

 

Tokoinranta

 

Thanks to the volunteers at Tokoinranta parkrun in Helsinki for their efforts in the rain on Saturday!

 

Uppsala

 

We are so lucky to have the start of Uppsala parkrun in the beautiful Stadsträdgården.

 

Vääksy

 

The rain stopped just in time for RD Jaana to send the parkrunners on their way at Vääksyn kanava parkrun on Saturday.

 

växjö

 

We welcomed some visitors from the UK to Växjösjön parkrun this Saturday and their verdict was ‘just lovely.’

 

Vejen

 

And wrapping things up for this week, here’s the traditional Vejen parkrun start line shot!

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Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 24 September

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