News - 14th August 2023

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 12 August 2023


Welcome to this week’s photo round-up from all around the Nordics. Never before have we had so many people joining parkrun on a Saturday! (excluding the ‘special day’ weekends). So good to see so many people enjoying our parkrun communities including lots and lots of first-timers.
Here’s a selection of photos to look through.



Ekebergsletta 2

It’s been extremely wet in Norway in the past couple of weeks, and that showed at Ekebergsletta parkrun this week, but luckily the course was still good to go!


Sheltering from the rain – thanks to the volunteer team at Örebro parkrun for coping with the conditions!

Örebro Claes 50

Well done to Claes at Örebro for reaching his 50th parkrun milestone.

Matt 1

Thanks to this week’s volunteers at Mattilanniemi parkrun in Jyväskylä


Summer visitors enjoying a visit to Nibe parkrun


Taking a picture with the local ‘wildlife’ at Vallaskogen parkrun this week



Stavanger 2

Enjoying a record attendance of 109 parkrunners at Stavanger parkrun, including these two happy participants

Nansen vols

A lovely photo of some of the volunteer team at this week’s Nansenparken parkrun

Linn Nansen

Linn has recently reached her 18th birthday and so had the chance to be the solo Event Director at this week’s Nansenparken parkrun – and did a great job!

Malmö 1

Out on the course at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun


Enjoying the post-parkrun fika at the Systrarna Werner café after Billdalsparken parkrun this weekend

Haga first timers

A big crowd listening to the first-timers briefing at Haga parkrun this week, where 182 parkrunners took part this week


Cramming into the selfie frame at Huddinge parkrun


The highest attendance for many years – 61 parkrunners enjoyed Esbjerg parkrun on Saturday


Volunteers waiting to greet the finishers at Fælledparken parkrun


Awaiting the start of Växjösjön parkrun this Saturday



Skatås 1

Having a great time at Skatås parkrun in Göteborg at the weekend

Tampere vols

Thanks to the volunteers at this week’s Tampere parkrun!


Vääksyn kanava parkrun looking magnificent on a sunny summer Saturday

Puolar vols

Rocking the volunteer look at Puolarmaari parkrun in Espoo


Good morning from Skien Fritidspark parkrun!


A pre-run briefing with a view – at Løvstien parkrun in Bergen

Festningen poles

And finally this week, visitors at Festningen parkrun from parkrun Tczew from Poland, the most well attended parkrun in mainland Europe

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