Event Scotland

EventScotland, the national events agency, was established in 2002 with the aim  of strengthening and promoting Scotland’s events industry. EventScotland does  this by attracting, generating and sustaining a portfolio of world class events in Scotland.   In 2009, EventScotland launched the new national events strategy which will lead Scotland’s events industry into and beyond 2020.The national events strategy, Scotland: The Perfect Stage, outlines a clear mission and vision to further establish Scotland as a world leading event destination, to grow the industry and the expertise within it and to deliver events which provide impact and international profile for Scotland.

Homecoming Scotland 2014

Homecoming Scotland 2014 will reinforce Scotland’s position on the international stage as a dynamic and creative nation. By presenting a year-long coordinated programme of inspirational events, Homecoming Scotland is designed to support Scotland’s events industry, increase visitors to Scotland and generate additional tourism revenue in a celebtration of Scotland’s past, present and future in the year that “Scotland welcomes the world”



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.


Highland Spring

Highland SpringHighland 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.


Clif Bar

The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running is very excited to be partnering with Clif Bar for 2014.  Dedicated to motivating and sustaining athletes, Clif Bar offers a wide range of wholesome and nutritious Sports Nutrition products. They believe in the power of people supporting one another, building community, and respecting and nurturing the planet. The message is: Eat well, run well, and feel great about it!

Clif Bar will be providing a number of essential services on race day, including feed stations with Shot Bloks and Gels on course.  Learn more about all these products by visiting



Our athletes serve as our inspiration for relentless innovation. Like our athletes, we are in a tireless pursuit of excellence to design and refine, and inspire new features and products.

It’s this tireless pursuit that has made Nathan Performance Gear a world leader of innovative hydration, reflective, and multisport gear and accessories. Nathan’s line of race belts and vests, bladder packs, handhelds, runner’s packs, bottles, and reflective vests and accessories continue to help athletes of all levels redefine humanly possible.


Run 4 It

Run 4 It

Run4It 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.



Highland Council

Highland Council
This event is supported by The Highland Council. Their support will enable the event to provide an increased opportunity for people across the Highlands, Scotland and in key target areas across the world to participate in the event as part of the Council’s year round programme of events, festivals and cultural activity within the region. Their support will also enhance the overall experience at the event.

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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.