We're sorry but we don't have any guaranteed charity places in this event.
The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running is a notable fixture on the running calendar. There are great marathons around the world, many of them particularly marked by their settings, and the Loch Ness ranks right alongside them. The centuries-old legend of the Loch Ness Monster is a story that continues to run. Along with the scenic beauty of the area, it has been responsible for attracting visitors to this fascinating part of Scotland for many years.The route is arguably the most appealing of any UK marathon. The 26 mile experience takes in the beautiful Highland scenery along the shores of Loch Ness before crossing the River Ness towards the finish line at Inverness's Queens Park Stadium. The Marathon starts just North of Fort Augustus and then follows the B852 down to the edge of the loch at Foyers. You will then follow Loch Ness's South-Eastern shore, making your way North-Eastwards towards Dores at the Northern edge of the loch. After Dores, you'll head into the centre of Inverness, traversing left over the main bridge in the centre of town. You'll then turn left following the River Ness for the last half mile to the finish line inside the stadium - which will be packed full of cheering supporters!