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Record Entry as Etape Loch Ness Sells Out

Cyclists eager to ride in one of the country’s most popular sporting events have snapped up available spaces in record time. Thousands of riders will descend upon the Scottish Highlands for Etape Loch Ness, which sold out its general entry in just 50 hours – despite an increase in capacity. Those who missed out on […]

Runners Descend on the Highlands for Baxters Loch Ness Marathon 15th Anniversary

The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running celebrated its 15th anniversary in formidable style today (Sunday, 25 September) with thousands of runners taking part in an event frequently described as one of the most scenic in the world. In perfect weather conditions for distance running, participants from 41 different countries completed the 26.2 […]

Only a Few Days Left to Join Mo in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Jordanian runner Mohammad  Abu-Rezeq is the latest big name to sign up for the Baxters Loch Ness marathon and festival of running which takes place on Sunday 25th September. Places are still available for Scottishathletics members, members of affiliated UK running clubs, overseas runners, and through official charity Macmillan Cancer Support and other affiliate charities – […]

Famous Five Start a New Chapter for Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

The Famous Five are about to go off on another adventure – but George, Timmy and Co will be nowhere to be seen in this latest thrilling story from the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon. Just weeks after it was announced that a trio of runners were on course to take part in all editions of […]

Etape Loch Ness welcomes thousands of cyclists to the Highlands

Etape Loch Ness, one of Scotland’s most popular sporting events, saw thousands of cyclists take part in a closed-road sportive circling the iconic loch today (Sunday, April 24). The event sold out of 4,200 places in just 51 hours, with cycling fans from across the UK and beyond clamouring for a rare opportunity to ride […]

Dreaming of the Finish – Sweet Incentive for Etape Loch Ness Riders

Etape Loch Ness riders get a sweet incentive on the final miles of epic cycle Riders taking part in endurance cycle event Etape Loch Ness will get a sweetener to entice them across the line after a bakery agreed to serve up its signature cake to cyclists as they power towards the finish. Harry Gow […]

Inverness 1/2 Marathon Race Report 2016

Great Britain mountain running international Andrew Douglas (North Highland Harriers) was an agonising one second outside his personal best time when recording 1hr 5min 39secs to win today’s Inverness half marathon. Former Scottish 800m and 1500m champion Mark Mitchell took second position in 1:06:07, Polish international Kamil Sieracki (Shettleston Harriers) was third in 1:07:21 while […]

Etape Loch Ness sells out in record time – but cyclists raising money for official charity Macmillan Cancer Support can still apply

A closed-road cycling event which circles Scotland’s most iconic loch has sold out in record time. Thousands of cyclists have signed up to take part in Etape Loch Ness, with general entry filling up after just 51 hours despite an increase in capacity. Cyclists who missed out on one of the highly sought after spaces […]

Etape Loch Ness is smiles better – entries open next week for cycle sportive in Scotland’s happiest city

Cyclists who sign up for the 2016 Etape Loch Ness closed-road sportive are being promised grins and not grimaces – the event will lead off from a city officially recognised as the happiest place to live in Scotland. Inverness was also named as the second happiest place to stay in the UK in a survey […]

Crawford Breaks Loch Ness Record To Take Scottish Title While Elly Dominates Men’s Race

CRAWFORD BREAKS LOCH NESS RECORD TO TAKE SCOTTISH TITLE WHILE ELLY DOMINATES MEN’S RACE Record-breaker Megan Crawford was in exuberant mood after winning the women’s title in today’s Baxters Loch Ness marathon (Sunday  27 September) . The Fife AC runner completed the scenic Highland course in a time of 2hrs 44min 50secs to obliterate the […]


The Etape Loch Ness won Best Sporting Event at the 2016 Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards! #HITA2016
Entry sold out for 2017 Etape Loch Ness in a record 50 hours! Congratulations to everyone who secured a place. We look forward to seeing 5200 cyclists on the start line in April!
Entry for the 2017 Inverness 1/2 Marathon & 5K on 12 March is now open:
Entry is NOW open for the 2017 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running on 24 September. Sign up now! #runlochness
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