Event Scotland

EventScotland is part of VisitScotland and is working to make Scotland the perfect stage for events. By developing an exciting portfolio of sporting and cultural events EventScotland is helping to raise Scotland’s international profile and boost the economy by attracting more visitors. This year, the following events have been secured by EventScotland and partners: FEI European Eventing Championships, World Orienteering Championships, IPC Swimming Championships, World Gymnastics Championships and the Turner Prize.

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Year of Food & Drink Year of Food & Drink

Scotland is marking the Year of Food and Drink in 2015. Food is an integral part of the tourism experience and this year we are celebrating and promoting our country’s fantastic natural larder and quality produce to our people and our visitors, and developing Scotland’s reputation as a land of food and drink.

The Year of Food and Drink is an initiative being led by VisitScotland. For more information go to


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Highland SpringHighland Spring

Highland Spring is the leading UK produced brand of bottled water and Official Water Partner of the Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running for the fifth year running. Highland Spring is a long-term supporter of UK sport and international sporting events and is committed to forging a link between active sports and good hydration.



Brooks® Sports, Inc. is your go-to company for anything and everything related to the run. As a leading running company that designs and markets high-performance men’s and women’s running shoes, apparel and accessories in more than 40 countries worldwide, we are dedicated to inspiring people to run and be active by creating innovative gear that keeps them running longer, farther, faster and happier.


Run 4 It

Run 4 It

www.run4it.comRun4It are delighted to support the Loch Ness Marathon 2014 event as Official Retail Partner and are offering a 15% pre event discount voucher to all participants to use in any of their 7 shops or their website.

Clif Bar

Clif Bar & Company is a leading maker of nutritious and wholesome foods, including CLIF® Bar energy bar and Builder’s® Bar, a great-tasting protein bar. Focused on sports nutrition and snacks for adventure, the family and employee-owned company is committed to sustaining its people, brands, business, community and planet. For more information on Clif Bar & Company, please visit, check out our Facebook page at and follow us on Twitter @ClifBar.


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SALE: 20% Off All Official Merchandise

Fancy a memento of your Loch Ness experience? 20% off all official merchandise. Visit our shop now.

It Pays To Be An Early Bird!

Early bird entry fees available for the 2016 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & River Ness 10K are NOW available. Entry also open for the River Ness 5K, 10K Corporate Challenge and Wee Nessie. Don't delay and enter now.