Welcome to a bumper edition of the Nordic parkrun’s photo round-up, including photos from the Finnish ‘special day’ on Thursday May 18th. We start in Helsinki, where a turnout of 166 parkrunners meant that Tokoinranta parkrun had the biggest turnout in Finnish parkrun history!
And of course they were very well looked after by the amazing local volunteer team
Saturday’s weather was a bit warmer, and there was again a great attendance down by the water
Great also to see so many people making their way to Espoo to enjoy the beautiful forest course of Puolarmaari parkrun
A blustery morning for the special day event in Lahti!
Visitors enjoying their parkrun at Vääksyn kanava parkrun
Thanks to the volunteers looking after everyone at Tampere parkrun on Thursday and Saturday
Big air at Nansenparken parkrun
New Run Director Suzette doing a great job on her first time in the role, also at Nansenparken parkrun
A strong turnout for this week’s Vejen parkrun, and well done to Thomas on reaching his 10 junior milestone
Hanging out together after this week’s Billdalsparken parkrun
No special sports clothes required for parkrun, just wear what you want, like here at Ekebergsletta parkrun
More excellent volunteer teams to give a shout out too, like here at Haga parkrun…..
….and also at Örebro parkrun
Heading off from the start at this week’s Fælledparken parkrun
Having a great time at Vallaskogen parkrun!
And likewise here on a lovely morning at Växjösjön parkrun
Broparken parkrun in Umeå is getting some great turnouts lately now we have reached spring – great to see!
A selfie frame photo to capture the scene at this Saturday’s Damhusengen parkrun
And finally, greetings from Skien Fritidsparkrun in Norway
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…