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Abu-Rezeq Tells of Olympic Ambitions After Third Win in Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Mohammad Abu-Rezeq has set his sights on earning a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after completing a hat-trick of wins in the Baxters Loch Ness marathon. The Manchester-based athlete completed the course in 2hr 23min 56secs to finish well ahead of his closest challengers then announced he is targeting next April’s London marathon […]

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon Gears Up to Welcome Runners from across the Globe

The 17th annual Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running set to take place on Sunday 23 September is gearing up to welcome 8000 runners from across the globe. Over half of marathon participants are travelling from outside Scotland – from countries as far afield as Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, South Africa and […]

Etape Loch Ness hits million-pound fundraising milestone for Macmillan Cancer Support

An astounding £1 million has been raised for Macmillan Cancer Support thanks to the partnership between the charity and Etape Loch Ness. Etape Loch Ness sees cyclists pedal 106km around the iconic Loch Ness on traffic-free roads.  All cyclists are eligible to ride for the event’s official charity – Macmillan Cancer Support. And, recent figures show […]

Etape Loch Ness Attracts Thousands of Cyclists to Scottish Highlands

The cheers of elated cyclists echoed across Loch Ness today (Sunday, April 29) as Etape Loch Ness returned to the Highlands, attracting a record 5,600 entrants. Official charity Macmillan Cancer Support has also shared in the success, on track to raise a total of £1 million from its five-year partnership with the event. Bringing together […]

Commonwealth Games Runner Robbie Simpson in Record Breaking Form at Inverness

Robbie Simpson showed his preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Australia are well on target by setting a record time in yesterday’s Inverness half marathon which attracted a capacity turnout of 2,800 runners. The Deeside athlete, who is to represent Scotland in the marathon at Gold Coast  next month, completed the route around the Highland […]

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 […]

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Etape Loch Ness hits million pound fundraising milestone for Macmillan Cancer Support

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

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