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Tomas Abyu powers home to win Baxters Loch Ness Marathon for third time

Tomas Abyu of Salford Harriers won the tenth Baxters Loch Ness Marathon today (Sunday 2 October), with a time of 2 hours 20 minutes and 50 seconds. It is Tomas’s…

October 2 2011

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon - 10th Anniversary - preview

Ten runners who have completed the previous nine years of the UK’s most scenic marathon expect to be celebrating at the finish line of the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness…

September 29 2011

Five new prize categories in the HSBC 10K Corporate Challenge – enter now for your chance to win

With the closing date just two weeks away, teams competing in the HSBC 10K Corporate Challenge are reminded to enter now to be in with a chance of winning one…

August 25 2011

Get fit and have fun – enter now for the Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run

Schools, clubs and disability groups are invited to enter their teams now for the Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run and benefit from reduced entry fees. This popular event, part…

August 18 2011

Support good causes by running in the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon on 2 October!

Runners are reminded that its not too late to sign up for a charity place in the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and help raise cash for good causes…

July 14 2011

Baxters River Ness 10K: early bird entry available until 1 July!

Runners planning to enter for the Baxters River Ness 10K have until midnight on 1 July to take advantage of the special discounted ‘early bird’ entry rate.

The Baxters River…

June 16 2011

Put your best foot forward for charity at the 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is appealing for runners to support good causes through its 10th anniversary event taking place on 2 October this year. Charity places are available in one…

May 12 2011

Countdown to closing date for entries to 10th anniversary Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Enter the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon before midnight on Sunday 1 May 2011 to be sure of your place in this special 10th anniversary year of the event.

April 18 2011

HSBC to be Official Banking Partner of 10K Corporate Challenge in 2011 Festival of Running

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running is delighted to announce the support of HSBC as Official Banking Partner for the 10K Corporate Challenge, one of the events…

March 24 2011

Andrew Douglas of Inverclyde AC wins Inverness Half Marathon

Andrew Douglas of Inverclyde AC won today’s Inverness Half Marathon in a time of 1 hour 7 minutes and 53 seconds. Andrew was runner up in 2010. Runner up for…

March 13 2011

Runners spring into action with the Inverness Half Marathon this weekend!

Sunday’s Inverness Half Marathon has attracted 1679 entrants planning to their place on the start-line for the event this weekend.  Limited places remain available for the 5K Fun Run, available…

March 9 2011

Get active and run Baxters Loch Ness Marathon in 10th anniversary year

In the tenth anniversary year of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon, organisers are calling on everyone considering a long distance run this year to sign up for the event in…

February 17 2011

Marathon effort by runners results in enormous boost for charities

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running participants raised the huge sum of £785,000 for charities through the 2010 event held on Sunday 3 October last year. Big-hearted runners…

January 19 2011

Tomas Abyu powers into first place at 2010 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon!

Ethiopian Tomas Abyu of Salford Harriers won the 2010 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon today (Sunday 3 October), with a time of 2 hours 20 minutes and 50 seconds. In a…

October 3 2010

Record entry and new attractions at Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

A combination of a record number of entries across all events for the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running, faster times in prospect for all events and the…

September 27 2010

Fitness is fun for schools, clubs & disability groups taking part in Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run

Have fun through fitness is the message from Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running as they invite all schools, youth clubs and disability groups to sign up for…

August 16 2010

Run faster and raise cash for charity in the 2010 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Runners keen to enter the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon this year are encouraged to sign up now for a charity place for the event. Although general entry has already closed,…

May 10 2010

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon – new finish-line offers potential for faster course!

Less than two weeks before guaranteed entry closes on 1 May!

A new Baxters Loch Ness Marathon finish-line offers potential for runners to achieve faster times for this year’s event…

April 20 2010

Festival runners raise £661,000 for charity!

Organisers of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running have announced that the massive sum of £661,119 was raised for charities from the 2009 event.

The monies…

January 26 2010

Record breaking Simon Tonui wins 2009 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon in record year for entries

Macdonalds triumph over rivals to win Homecoming Clan Challenge

Simon Tonui of Birchfield Harriers was the winner of the 2009 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon today (Sunday 4 October), crossing the…

October 4 2009

Enter now for the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

Runners entering next month’s Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running are reminded that Monday 14 September is the closing date for all events in the Festival, including the…

September 3 2009

Charity and club runners enouraged to enter now

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is set for a record entry to the event on 4 October 2009, as numbers currently show a 22% increase on last year’s figure. And with…

May 25 2009

Last call for entries for Baxters Loch Ness Marathon as 1 May deadline approaches

With the 1 May deadline for entries fast approaching, runners have less than a week remaining to submit their entry for a guaranteed place in this year’s Baxters Loch Ness…

April 23 2009

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon sees massive increase in entries

Organisers of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon announced today that entry figures are a massive 47% up on this time last year, following the lifting of the ballot entry system…

March 30 2009

Run Home to Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running organisers have announced an exciting new development for this year’s event taking place on 4 October 2009: for the first time in…

January 15 2009