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  • Scottish Marathon Championships return!

    Loch Ness to host Scottish Marathon Championships 

    It’s the fourth year in a row that the Highland event has been awarded this prestigious status and Race Director Malcolm Sutherland is delighted with the decision which, he believes, might inspire some of the country’s Commonwealth Games representatives to take part.

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  • Early Bird Entry Closing Sat 1st March

    Entry is now open for all races with early bird rates available for the marathon and 10K until Saturday 1st March, click here to enter.  

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  • Clan Challenge at 2014 Loch Ness Marathon & 10K

    Are you a Scot? Do you have Scottish ancestry? Are you an ex-pat Scot? Or do you fancy being an honorary Scot? If the answer is yes to any the above, then read on…. 2014 Clan Challenge

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  • MERCHANDISE BARGAINS

    Fancy snapping up some of our official merchandise? The collection is now on sale with a whopping 20% off - check out the range by clicking here

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Loch Ness Marathon
& festival of running

A Monster Race... running alongside the shores of the world's most famous loch.

Rèis Uile-bheist... a’ ruith an cois cladaichean an locha as ainmeil air an t-saoghal

Loch Ness is one of the best-known destinations in the world. Its beautiful scenery and the centuries-old mystery of the Loch Ness monster have attracted visitors from around the world for years.

The monster is not the only long-running legend in the area, as Loch Ness is also home to one of the best marathons in the UK. It is the biggest in Scotland which takes place in a rural setting, and brings lots of opportunities for all kinds of runners to take part – either in the marathon or one of the associated running events.

Whatever your reasons for running, we invite you to join us on the start line and become part of the Loch Ness running legend. Explore the events we offer: all of them providing fantastic sights, challenges to suit various abilities, lots of fun, and the chance to achieve something memorable in one of the most famous parts of the world.

Learn more about the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon; Baxters River Ness 10K; 10K Corporate Challenge; 5K Fun Run; and our Wee Nessie. Enter online now.

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What's included in your entry fee

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Entry Fees include online charges and:

  • Finisher’s Technical t-shirt
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Goody bag
  • Post-race meal
  • Electronic timing
  • Downloadable Finisher’s certificate
  • Highland Spring stations on the route and at the Finish
  • Clif Bar nutrition stations along the route offering Clif Bar Shot Bloks or Gels
  • Coach transport to the start of the Marathon
  • Baggage transfer from the Start to Finish/Event Village
  • Loch Ness Marathon magazine (emailed to overseas entrants)
  • Fantastic festival at the Finish including live music and fun family activities
  • Route on closed roads

Baxters River Ness 10K

Entry Fees include online charges and:

  • Finisher’s Technical t-shirt
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Goody bag
  • Post-race soup and roll
  • Electronic timing
  • Downloadable Finisher’s Certificate
  • Highland Spring stations on the route and at the Finish
  • Clif bar nutrition stations along the route offering Clif Bar Shot Bloks or Gels
  • Baggage transfer from the Start to Finish
  • Transport back to the Start (post event)
  • Loch Ness Marathon magazine (emailed to overseas entrants)
  • Festival at the Finish including live music and fun family activities
  • Route on closed roads

10K Corporate Challenge

Entry Fees include online charges and:

  • Finisher’s Technical t-shirt
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Goody bag
  • Post-race soup and roll
  • Electronic timing
  • Downloadable Finisher’s Certificate
  • Highland Spring stations on the route and at the Finish
  • Baggage transfer from the Start to Finish
  • Transport back to the Start (post event)
  • Loch Ness Marathon magazine (emailed to overseas entrants)
  • Festival at the Finish including live music and fun family activities
  • Route on closed roads

River Ness 5K Fun Run

Entry Fees include online charges and:

  • Finisher’s t-shirt
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Goody bag
  • Post-race soup and roll
  • Highland Spring at the Finish/Event Village
  • Fantastic festival at the Finish including live music and fun family activities

Wee Nessie

All entry fees include:

  • Finisher’s medal
  • Race Number
  • Quality t-shirt
  • Post-race water and fruit
  • Fantastic festival at the Finish
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