- Location Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
- Date 01-10-2023
The Baxters River Ness 5K, open to all ages and running abilities, follows a flat, scenic route alongside the picturesque River Ness in Inverness to finish alongside other races at Bught Park.
Why not make a weekend of it and come with family or friends? There's plenty to entertain runners and spectators over the weekend with a sports expo, runners' cafe, street food, live music, pipes and drums and family friendly activities..
The Festival of Running also features the iconic award-winning Baxters Loch Ness Marathon, popular River Ness 10K and Wee Nessie kids' race. Entry for all races open now.
Many runners and spectators, choose to stay longer - a huge attraction of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running is the area's natural beauty and wealth of attractions. The area is steeped in history, home to castles, misty mountains and, of course, the Loch Ness Monster. Activities in the Scottish Highlands range from challenging hill walks to kayaking, dolphin spotting boat trips to distillery visits.
With a choice of race distances and festival atmosphere, the Festival of Running has something for everyone.