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Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

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If you only ever run one marathon, make sure it's this one. The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is quite possibly one of the most stunning marathons in the world. TRAINING PREPARES YOU FOR THE RACE. NOTHING PREPARES YOU FOR THE SCENERY.

How to enter the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

  1. Baxters River Ness 5 K

    Run 5km
  2. Baxters River Ness 10 K

    Run 10km
  3. Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

    Run 26.2mi

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon routes

Loch Ness Marathon
The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is quite possibly one of the most stunning marathons in the world. With spectacular scenery, fantastic atmosphere and a truly memorable experience – it’s no wonder it was voted in the top 10 UK marathons by Runner’s World readers in 2016 and is on the bucket list for many runners from around the world.

River Ness 10K & Corporate Challenge
The Baxters River Ness 10K & Corporate Challenge follow a flat, point-to-point course through the historic Highland capital of Inverness alongside the banks of the picturesque River Ness, and are renowned for their ‘PB’ potential. If you prefer a team approach to sport, then the 10K Corporate Challenge for teams of 4-6 could be the ideal race for you.

River Ness 5K
If you’re new to running or looking for a shorter distance, the popular Baxters River Ness 5K could be the race for you. Open to runners of all ages and abilities including wheelchair entrants, the 5K follows a flat route along the scenic River Ness to finish alongside other races at Bught Park, Inverness.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Finisher’s technical t-shirt
  • Goody bag
  • Electronic timing (Marathon and River Ness 10K & 10K Corporate Challenge)
  • Complimentary post-race food,
  • Transport to the Start (Marathon)
  • Fantastic festival at the Finish.
  • Drink and water stations.
Raceday Logistics

Race schedule - MARATHON

06.45-07.15 Marathon runners arrive at Inverness Ice Centre, Bught Drive IV3 5SR for bus transport to start

07.30 Buses depart from Inverness

08.45 Buses arrive at marathon start

09.00-16.00 Event Village open (free entry) at Bught Park, Inverness including Sports Expo, Baxters Food & Drink Fayre, pipes & drums, live music, kids activities

10.00 Start of Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

14.00 Loch Ness Marathon prize-giving at Event Village.

Race Schedule - 10K

08.30-10.00 Runners arrive at Inverness Royal Academy, Culduthel Avenue, Inverness IV2 6RE.

09.00-16.00 Event Village open (free entry) at Bught Park, including Sports Expo, Baxters Food & Drink Fayre, pipes & drums, live music and kids activities

10.45 Start of Baxters River Ness 10K & Corporate Challenge

11.45-14.45 Free shuttle bus service from Ice Rink, Bught Park back to Inverness Royal Academy (for those who need to collect cars)

12.45 10K / Corporate Challenge Prize Giving at Event Village

The 10K starts at 10.45 next to Inverness Royal Academy, Culduthel Avenue, Inverness IV2 6RE. Please follow signs to find your Start Zone according to your predicted finish time.

Race Schedule - 5K

08.00-09.30 Pre-race registration at Event Village.

09.00-16.00 Event Village (free entry) open at Bught Park including Sports Expo, Baxters Food & Drink Fayre, pipes & drums, live music, kids activities open

10.00 Start of Baxters River Ness 5K at Bught Park

The River Ness 5K starts at 10.00 at Bught Park and finishes at Bught Park, alongside marathon and 10K runners.
FAQs

Registration - EVERYONE: All marathon runners must attend pre-race registration. Please remember to bring photo ID with you.

Saturday 5 October
10.00-18.00 Pre-race registration at Event Village, Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SQ

10.00-18.00 Runners’ Cafe & Sports Expo (free entry) at Event Village open to runners, supporters and general public

Please note there are absolutely NO race day entries for the Loch Ness Marathon and strictly no transfers between races or transfer to another runner.

Baggage

You will be provided with a tear-off baggage label attached to your race number. Please attach your baggage label to your bag and place in the appropriate baggage vehicle. Your bag will then be transported to the finish at the Event Village.

Book Your Post-Race Massage Now
Did you know post-race massage aids recovery, boosts circulation, removes lactic acid and promotes relaxation? Don’t be disappointed and book in now. A 10-minute massage costs just £10. You’ll definitely deserve it!

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon weather forecast

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Predicted lows
IconModerate breeze possible, up to 11mph

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