Welcome to the weekly round-up of the parkrun action across the Nordics! This week we celebrated the 500th edition of Fælledparken parkrun, and we came close to a record overall attendance in Denmark. Here’s a selection of photos from our events:
It was a bumper turnout in Fælledparken with 161 parkrunners, the second highest ever event attendance for event #500.
Also busy down by the water at Amager Strandpark, with many runners taking part in the Copenhagen half marathon the following day.
Congratulations to Anna-Carin, who was volunteering for the 50th time on Saturday and received a delicious medal to celebrate!
This week’s volunteer crew at Haga parkrun with exactly 100 participants.
Also at Haga, out on the course, all smiles for the camera!
Week 2 for Lahden satama parkrun in Lahti and welcoming plenty more new people to the parkrun family.
Lillsjön parkrun this week, from the start and another photo from out on the course on this 2 lap forest trail parkrun.
Well done Jakob, who completed his 100th parkrun on Saturday, 99 of which were at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun!
More great photos from Nansenparken parkrun this week, including this one, great synchronisation from these three parkrunners!
Welcome to the 6000th finisher at Nibe parkrun! (and congratulations to Jan, who had this honour).
Great to see a strong turnout at Örebro parkrun this week and also in Naturens Hus for a fika afterwards – another great post-parkrun cafe.
It started with drizzle and ended up pouring with rain but it couldn’t damp the spirits of the volunteer team at Pokkinen parkrun in Oulu.
Going up and coming down….the hill up to Vålandstårnet at Stavanger parkrun.
A big thank you to this week’s volunteer team at Tampere parkrun.
Approaching the finish line at Tøyen parkrun in Oslo.
Capturing the moment at Vallaskogen parkrun in Linköping.
And finally, the start line shot before this week’s Växjösjön parkrun, in great parkrun weather.
To celebrate our 18th birthday, we’re taking a look back through the first 18 years of parkrunning! The beginning On Saturday 2 October 2004, 13 runners and five volunteers turned up to Bushy Park in Teddington, London, for a free, timed, 5k run, known then as the Bushy Park Time Trial. Paul…
Welcome to the weekly round-up from around the Nordics, complete with autumnal colours, anniversaries and the first appearance of a parkwalker vest! Here’s our selection of the action: We start with a birthday – Billalsparken parkrun is one year old! And the same is true of Nansenparken parkrun – congratulations…