Update on COVID-19
Please also refer to our FAQ below.
14 May 2020: We would like to give you an update on the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running on 4 October 2020. We are completely committed to delivering an amazing event experience in October whilst continuing to monitor updates and advice with regards to COVID-19 given by UK and Scottish Government, World Health Organisation and other public bodies and will of course keep runners updated should this situation change.
Should the event have to be postponed as a result of COVID-19, we will be offering runners a deferral into the 2021 event taking place on 3 October 2021 or a refund of their entry fee.
Thank you as always for your fantastic support and stay safe and well.
24 March 2020: We are continuing to monitor updates and advice with regards to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) given by UK and Scottish Government, World Health Organisation and other public bodies whilst making contingency plans should a ban on mass gatherings or events be imposed for later in the year.
We will keep runners updated on the situation and provide more details on options available, should anything change as soon as we have more information. Currently, the event will still be going ahead as planned on 4 October.
Our team will be working hard throughout this challenging period to ensure that the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running will continue to be an outstanding experience for everyone involved.
Look after yourselves and those around you and we look forward to welcoming you to the Highlands in October.
Malcolm Sutherland, Event & Race Director
We hope the following FAQ with regards to COVID-29 below will help. If you have a general query about the event, please click here.
What happens if the event has to be rescheduled due to COVID-19?
We are currently planning the event will still go ahead as planned in October, however should the event be postponed as a result of COVID-19, we will be offering runners the option of a deferral into the 2021 event taking place on 3 October 2021 or a refund of their entry fee.
Can we still order official merchandise from the online shop?
We are continuing to fulfill online shop orders on a weekly basis during the lockdown period. Please accept our apologies in advance if your order takes longer to arrive than expected.