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 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon, Baxters River Ness 10K, the Healthy Working Lives 10K Corporate Challenge, the River Ness 5K Fun Run and the Highland Breakfast Run. The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running, the third largest marathon in the UK, takes place on Sunday 4 October 2009.
Malcolm Sutherland of Baxters Loch Ness Marathon said: “This year we anticipate having the largest entry field yet across all events in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running. Anyone still to sign up for their chosen distance should do so as soon as possible to be sure of a place. For the Marathon, places are still available for overseas runners, clubs and charities: if you would like to take part, register online now through the website at www.lochnessmarathon.com. And the Healthy Working Lives 10K Corporate Challenge (for groups of four to six people from the one workplace), is a great way to get your colleagues involved in the Festival and have fun getting fit at the same time – register online now to accept the challenge!”