Hello and welcome to this week’s photo round-up from the Nordics. And very warm greetings to the nearly 200 people who joined parkrun for the very first time this Saturday, one of the highest totals on record! Here’s how it looked at some of our 32 events that took place this week (including welcoming back Puolarmaari parkrun):
Happy birthday Uppsala parkrun! 5 years old this week
Lots of new parkrunners at Nansenparken parkrun following the Norwegian ‘special day’ parkruns last week
Congratulations to Stefan, visiting from Vallaskogen parkrun, who ran his 100th parkrun this Saturday!
Festningen parkrun in Trondheim with the eponymous fortress in the background
Power walking on Saturday at Lahden satama parkrun in Lahti
Huge congratulations to parkrun social media star Annie Karlsson who reached her 100th parkrun milestone at Haga parkrun this week!
Alan and Jo were visitors to Amager Strandpark this week – and in true parkrun spirit Alan jumped in to help out as barcode scanner
Emil and Molly ran their first parkrun on Saturday, together with their parents Mads and Cathryn – well done all!
And well done too for Yngvil, stepping into the Run Director role for the first time at Ekebergsletta parkrun
Congratulations to Nibe parkrun on their 600th event! The parkrun community came together to buy a little present to say thank you to Event Director Ronny
A beautiful sunny morning for parkrun in Stavanger on Sunday
Biggest turnout of the weekend was at Haga parkrun where the volunteer team looked after 157 parkrunners coming to the finish
Enjoying Skatås parkrun at the weekend
The spring kick-off was a great success for Broparken parkrun with their highest ever turnout
Tampere parkrun also had their highest turnout this year, supported by local heart and diabetes charities
Thanks to the volunteer team at this week’s Tokoinranta parkrun!
Beautiful sunshine at Tøyen parkrun in Oslo
Not such luck at Esbjerg parkrun! But it helps to smile!
And finally Nikolaj on his way to setting a blistering new course record at Damhusengen parkrun
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…
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…