Tenth Anniversary of the Loch Ness Marathon

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

This year, the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon  celebrates its tenth anniversary. The event incorporates the marathon, River Ness 10k Run, the 5k Corporate Challenge, the River Ness 5k Fun Run, the Wee Nessie and Pasta Party. Last years event was voted the 4th best UK marathon and in the top 3 most scenic running events in the UK by Runners World.

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 Marathon on Sunday (2 October 2011).

The ten anniversary runners will join others from 45 countries travelling to Inverness to take part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running in Inverness’ Bught Park. One of the tenth anniversary runners, Erica Christie (Bellahouston), was second in the inaugural event and continues to feature in the top rankings with a tenth place in 2010.

In this year of Active Scotland, the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running on Sunday 2 October 2011 is a great opportunity for everyone to take part in a running event. Visit www.lochnessmarathon.com for more information.

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