Baxters Loch Ness Marathon, 10K and 5K

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Itinerary

SEVEN NIGHT EXPERIENCE SCOTLAND PACKAGE | September 28 - October 5

Monday, September 28​ – Arrive at Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and transfer to the Radisson Collection Edinburgh, located in the heart of Old Town. The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. This evening join us for a Welcome Reception at the Radisson to meet new friends and/or re-connect with old friends.  (Welcome Reception in Edinburgh)

Tuesday, September 29​ - After breakfast today, we will depart for a city tour of Edinburgh.  On the agenda is the Edinburgh Castle as well as the Royal Yacht Britannia.  Following the conclusion of the tour the remainder of the day is at your leisure. In addition to on-site restaurants you will find many dinner options within walking distance of the Radisson. (Breakfast included)

Wednesday, September​ 30 – After breakfast we will check out, board our coach bus and make our way to Inverness. The drive brings you through the beautiful Scottish Highlands. In addition to a lunch stop in the charming town of Pitlochry, we will make a stop at a Working Sheepdog exhibition. Expected arrival in Inverness is in the late afternoon. Once you are checked into the charming Glen Mhor Hotel, you will have a little time to rest before the evening’s “Welcome to the Highlands” party.  A 10-minute bus ride will bring us to Bogbain Farms, where in addition to a typical Scottish dinner you will taste some of the best malt whisky the Scottish Highlands has to offer, including Glenmorangie, The Dalmore, Tomatin, The Singleton of Glen Ord and Dalwhinnie.  While enjoying sips of these fine whiskey’s you will be entertained with the history, stories and music of the Scottish Highlands by Davy Holt and Bruce MacGregor. (Breakfast and dinner included)

Thursday, October 1​ – After breakfast you will have your choice of a Day Tour that has been created to match your interests with local sights and activities. Dinner this evening will be on your own to enjoy one of the many establishments within walking distance of your hotel. (Breakfast included)

Friday, October 2​ – Join us this morning for a short shakeout run prior to breakfast.  After breakfast you will have your choice of a Day Tour that has been created to match your interests with local sights and activities Dinner this evening will be on your own to enjoy one of the many establishments within walking distance of your hotel. (Breakfast included)

Saturday, October 3 – After breakfast we will walk to the nearby Loch Ness Marathon Expo and Event Village in Bught Park (approximately one mile). The rest of the day is at your leisure. Tonight join us for a pre-race pasta dinner at our hotel. (Breakfast and dinner included)

Sunday, October 4 – Race Day! Breakfast will be available early.  Those running the marathon will depart early for a leisure one mile walk to Bught Park where we will board the marathon buses to the start.  If you are participating in the 10K, taxis will be ordered to take you to the start.  If you are participating in the 5K, you will walk to Bught Park where it starts. All races finish at Bught Park where you can enjoy the running festival once you cross the finish line. We will gather this evening for our post-race celebration with pizza and beer! (Breakfast and Race Celebration included)

Monday, October 5​ – Today is departure day.  We will offer one complimentary coach bus airport transfer in the early morning for flights that depart Inverness before 7:30 AM.  All other guests are on their own to the airport. Taxis can easily be ordered via the reception desk at the Glen Mhor.  We hope you enjoyed your Scotland Experience!  (Breakfast included)

FIVE NIGHT INVERNESS PACKAGE | September 30 - October 5​

Wednesday, September 30​ – Arrive today at the Inverness Airport (INV) and transfer to the charming Glen Mhor Hotel.  The rest of the day is free to explore until we gather for the “Welcome to the Highlands” party.  A 10-minute bus ride will bring us to Bogbain Farms, where in addition to a typical Scottish dinner you will taste some of the best malt whisky the Scottish Highlands has to offer, including Glenmorangie, The Dalmore, Tomatin, The Singleton of Glen Ord and Dalwhinnie.  While enjoying sips of these fine whiskey’s you will be entertained with the history, stories and music of the Scottish Highlands. (Breakfast and dinner included)

Thursday, October 1​ – After breakfast you will have your choice of a Day Tour that has been created to match your interests with local sights and activities. Dinner this evening will be on your own to enjoy one of the many establishments within walking distance of your hotel. (Breakfast included)

Friday, October 2 – Join us for a short shakeout run prior to breakfast.  Following breakfast, you will have your choice of a Day Tour that has been created to match your interests with local sights and activities Dinner this evening will be on your own to enjoy one of the many establishments within walking distance of your hotel. (Breakfast included)

Saturday, October 3​ – After breakfast we will walk to the nearby Loch Ness Marathon Expo and Event Village in Bught Park (approximately one mile). The rest of the day is at your leisure. Tonight join us for a pre-race pasta dinner at our hotel. (Breakfast and dinner included)

Sunday, October 4​ – Race Day! Breakfast will be available early.  Those running the marathon will depart early for a leisure one mile walk to Bught Park where we will board the marathon buses to the start.  If you are participating in the 10K, taxis will be ordered to take you to the start.  If you are participating in the 5K, you will walk to Bught Park where it starts. All races finish at Bught Park where you can enjoy the running festival once you cross the finish line. We will gather this evening for our post-race celebration with pizza and beer! (Breakfast and Race Celebration included)

Monday, October 5 – Today is departure day.  We will offer one complimentary coach bus airport  transfer in the early morning for flights that depart Inverness before 7:30 AM.  All other guests are on their own to the airport. Taxis can easily be ordered via the reception desk at the Glen Mhor.  We hope you enjoyed your Scotland Experience!  (Breakfast included)