For each of our events there are a number of interesting stories and news items which are generated by Caledonian Concepts, our sponsors and our partners. To catch up on the latest news, please click here.

Simpson flies in from Barcelona to take Inverness test

  Record number of runners in the North of Scotland’s first half marathon of the year Commonwealth Games athlete Robbie Simpson will run in Sunday’s Inverness half marathon after flying back from Barcelona where he had taken a few days refuge from the wintry Scottish weather. The Banchory-based athlete, who is to represent Scotland in […]

Runners Celebrate Success at Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running with Wedding Bells

Runners Sarah-Louise Grigor and Chris Cull took their race day celebrations a step further than most today (Sunday, 24 September) – by getting married just hours after crossing the finish line together at the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running. The popular Highland running event – which attracts runners from across the globe […]

Runners Ready for Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running This Weekend

Over 8000 runners from across the globe are limbering up for the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running, which takes place in the Highlands this Sunday. Runners from all over Scotland, the UK and around the world will arrive in Inverness this weekend to run through some of the country’s most incredible scenery. […]

Thousands of Cyclists Get in the Saddle for Etape Loch Ness in Scottish Highlands

Thousands of cyclists descended upon the Highlands as Etape Loch Ness – one of Scotland’s most popular sporting events – returned to the roads around the iconic loch today (Sunday, April 23). The sportive sold out of 5,200 places in just 50 hours, with cycling fans travelling from far and wide for the rare opportunity […]

Cyclists Head to the Highlands for Etape Loch Ness this Weekend

Around 5,200 cyclists will head to the Highlands this weekend for the hotly anticipated Etape Loch Ness. The sportive, which circles the famous loch, is now in its fourth year and has quickly become one of the most popular events in the Scottish cycling calendar. And as the participants traverse the course, they’ll pass through […]

Ghebresilasie and Ross secure a Shettleston double at Inverness

Weynay Ghebresilasie was a clear winner of today’s Inverness half marathon and although the Glasgow-based Eritrean wasn’t happy with his time,he has vowed to return to challenge the course record. The Shettleston Harriers’ club member was on his own from just before the half way point and despite slowing over the final two or three […]


The Inverness 1/2 Marathon, now in its 34th year, has attracted a record entry of 2,800 runners with 1,000 expected in the accompanying 5k on Sunday 11 March 2018. #runinverness
Join Team Macmillan at the 2018 Etape Loch Ness on 29 April and help change the lives of those living with cancer: #ridelochness
Entry is NOW open for the 2018 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running on 23 September. Sign up now! #runlochness
The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon won Best Marathon (<5000 participants) at the 2017 Running Awards in London (April 2017). Thanks to everyone who voted for us! #runlochness
The Scottish Highland Experience. Surrounding events, race information, course map and signup.Inverness Half Marathon