Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run

If you’re new to running or looking for a shorter distance, the popular Baxters River Ness 5K could be the race for you. Open to runners of all ages and abilities including wheelchair entrants, the 5K follows a flat route by scenic River Ness to finish alongside other races at Bught Park, Inverness.

Children running on kids Baxters River Ness 5K Fun Run

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Whatever your running ability, fitness level, age or experience, if you enter the Baxters River Ness 5K, we guarantee you’ll cross the finish line with a smile on your face!

Why not make a Highland weekend of it and come with family or friends?  There’s plenty to entertain runners and spectators over the weekend with a free Sports Expo, Baxters Food & Drink Fayre, live music, kids’ activities and a Wee Nessie for under-5s.


What's Included?

Entry Fees include online charges and:

  • Finisher’s technical t-shirt
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Goody bag
  • Post-race soup and roll
  • Highland Spring at the Finish/Event Village
  • Fantastic festival at the finish

Event Location: Bught Park, Inverness, IV2 6BD