News - 28th August 2023

Welcome to the Nordic photo roundup from 26 August 2023


Welcome to the weekly photo round-up from the Nordics! This week we celebrated the anniversaries of both parkrun in Sweden and Norway, with Haga parkrun celebrating its 7th birthday and Tøyen parkrun turning 6.
Despite the rain across much of the region, we still had a bumper summer turnout with plenty of people joining parkrun for the first time. Here’s some photos from our events.



Toyen Trude

First to Oslo, and the party atmosphere at Tøyen parkrun. Celebrations also for Event Director Trude who also completed her 100th event there!.


Always a great shot of the parkrunners heading off from the start at Nansenparken parkrun


Thanks to the volunteers at this week’s Skatås parkrun – coping admirably with some minute challenges to put on a fabulous parkrun as always


Great to see Billdalsparken parkrun growing with each week!

Malmo Carina

Well done to Carina for completing her 100th parkrun at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun (with all 100 parkruns at her home event!)

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More happy parkrunners enjoying their Saturday morning at Malmö Ribersborg parkrun


From out on the course at this week’s Uppsala parkrun


A different look for Fælledparken parkrun – using the alternative course this week


A pleasure to welcome Björn Suneson to this week’s 7th birthday celebrations at Haga parkrun! You can read about his recent Trans-American running adventures here.

Haga Lucy 100

Well done also to Lucy for completing her 100th parkrun at Haga parkrun, volunteering as a Tail Walker for this week’s event.


Always fika at the finish at Broparken parkrun in Umeå.

Christina 100

Congratulations to Christina who completed her 100th parkrun this week at Vejen parkrun.


Happy parkrunning at Damhusengen parkrun this week


At the start of this week’s Brabrand parkrun in Aarhus

Esbjerg Ole 500

Welcome to the exclusive 500 club – well done Ole, at Esbjerg parkrun

Lillsjon 1


Lillsjon 2

Lillsjön parkrun was the start of a day of celebrations for this Möhippa/Hen Do!



Växjö 2

parkrun makes you smile! Exhibits A and B from this week’s Växjösjön parkrun


An unofficial parkrun milestone of 200 parkruns reached for Lasse at Örebro parkrun (we think that’s the most Swedish parkruns completed by anyone)


parkrunners heading off from the start at this week’s Løvstien parkrun in Bergen


Stavanger parkrun on tour, at Festningen parkrun!


Powering to the finish at this week’s Ekebergsletta parkrun!

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The Puolarmaari parkrun volunteers celebrating Finnish Nature Day!



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And finally, great with some TV coverage of Tokoinranta parkrun, giving some very welcome coverage of this fantastic event and publicity for parkrun in Finland!

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