News - 12th September 2022

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 10 September


Welcome to our weekly photo roundup from the Nordics! This week we welcomed a new event to the parkrun family, Lahden satama parkrun in Lahti, Finland. Let’s have a look at some images from that event and from all around the region:


Lahden 1



Lahden 2


A great start for Lahden satama parkrun with 61 participants for the first event under blue skies. Well done to all of the team for getting this parkrun on the map!




Over to Sweden, and a shout out to this week’s volunteer team at Billdalsparken parkrun.


Brabrand 1


A rainy day at Brabrand parkrun in Aarhus!




The Tail Walking team at Ekebergsletta parkrun this Saturday.




Congratulations to Event Director and this week’s Run Director at Vallaskogen parkrun, Gunilla, on her 50th volunteering milestone!


Claire Haga


Another opportunity to celebrate, this time for Claire at Haga parkrun who Tail Walked her way to her 100th volunteering milestone.




Agneta brining home the parkrunners this week at Lillsjön parkrun.


Nansen 1


More wet weather, this time in Nansenparken parkrun in Fornebu, near Oslo, couldn’t dampen the spirits of these parkrunners!


Örebro 1


More volunteer teams to celebrate, first from Örebro parkrun this Saturday,


Puolarmaari 2


and then from Puolarmaari parkrun in Espoo.


Stavanger 1


Selfie-frame celebrations from Stavanger parkrun.




It was also Antti’s 100th parkrun at Tampere parkrun. A huge well done to you for reaching this milestone!


Tampere 1



Tampere 3


More actions shots from the finish line at Tampere parkrun.


Toyen 1


The pre-run briefing at Tøyen parkrun this Saturday.




Running past the beautiful birches lining the canal at Vääksyn kanava parkrun.


Växjö 1


Enjoying Växjösjön parkrun this week!




And finally, last but never least, the weekly shot from our friends at Vejen parkrun.

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