The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon will take place on 3 October 2010, starting at 10 am and is supported by a limited edition range of GORE running gear courtesy of Run and Become shops based in Edinburgh, London and Cardiff and also available on line by visiting Recognised as one of the UK’s leading marathons, the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon follows a spectacular point-

to-point route through stunning Highland scenery, along the south-eastern shores of Loch Ness, and then crosses the River Ness to finish along the river at Bught Park.

The Marathon will start on the high ground between Fort Augustus and Foyers (B862) and will drop down to the banks of Loch Ness at Foyers (B852).


From there, the route follows the loch’s south eastern shore, heading north east towards Dores on the northern tip of the loch. From Dores, the race heads directly into the centre of Inverness (B862), turning left over the main road bridge and left again for the last half mile along the River Ness to the finish at Bught Park.

The marathon is supported by the Baxters River Ness 10k, the 10k Corporate Challenge and the River Ness 5k Fun Run.

The Baxters Pasta Party will take place on Saturday 2 October from 12.30pm to 5.30pm.  All friends and family are welcome to attend the ‘carbo-loaded’ event.  Physiotherapists and massage therapists will be on hand to provide massage for a small donation to charity.

Entry is available through any of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon’s chosen charities which include Breast Cancer Care, Marie Curie Cancer Care,

Next event date:
Sunday 3 October 2010


Alzheimer’s Scotland, the Highland Hospice and Macmillian Cancer Support. To make sponsorship easy, it’s a simple process to set up a Justgiving page.


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