Online Registration

Step by step guides:

Create, join or swap teams:
Create a team, register yourself and invite others to join

Join a team

Swap teams (or create a new one)

How to mange your team

Intro
Registration (entry) and payment is online via Eventbrite only. No new registrations on event day. On event day you must go to registration with your printed PDF ticket.

Create a team
You can create a team when you first register through Eventbrite. Once you have created a team you can invite others to join. NOTE: If you create a team, remember to join that team yourself! There is a limit of 12 in a team.

Age rules
The minimum age is 16 (on the day of the event). If you are 16 or 17 (on the day of the event) your parents or legal guardian will agree and accept all the event terms and conditions and consent to your participation by signing your ticket.

Refunds or deferrals: We operate a 14-day cooling off period. If you cancel your entry you will receive a refund of the Entry Fee minus a £5 service fee. To apply for a refund, you must email us within 14 days of payment of the entry fee. This rule does not apply within the 14 days prior to the event where no refunds can be given at all.

Your entry fee is non-refundable (after the 14-day cooling off period) unless we have to postpone or cancel the event due the Covid-19 pandemic, in this case you will be offered a deferment to any of our future events or a full refund, minus the booking fee.

Individual Deferments: We are not able to offer individual deferments to future years.

Registration cut off
You must be registered and have made all team changes 5 days before each event.

Confirmation
You will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite confirming your registration. You MUST print and sign the attached PDF ticket and bring it to registration at the event.

Changing your details
Log into your Eventbrite account and edit your details whenever you like up to two weeks before the event. The only detail you cannot change is the name of the participant. If you would like to arrange a swap or replacement runner see options above.

NOT RECEIVING EMAILS?
Please check your spam or junk folders or double check what email address you used to buy your ticket!
If it's still not there we’re sorry you aren’t receiving our emails. Contact us and we’ll resend any information you may have missed.

Registration at the event

Documents you must bring
1. PDF ticket – sent in your confirmation email

How to register at the event
1. Arrive at registration marquee on the Saturday morning
2. Hand over your printed PDF ticket
3. Receive your race pack

What To Bring

Essential for the race:

- Printed and signed PDF ticket from your entry confirmation email
- Any required medication
- Head torch for those planning to run during hours of darkness

Race equipment and clothing:
- Trail running shoes with good grip
- Synthetic sports clothing that sheds water quickly and keeps you warm when wet (Lycra, Power Stretch etc.); gloves/hat (optional)
- Cash (if you want to purchase food and drink at the event)
- All your camping gear!

Event Times

Friday

3:00pm - Campsite opens

10:00pm Campsite entry closes

Saturday

8:00am - Car park and campsite opens

9:00am - Registration opens

11:45am - Race brief and warm up

12:00pm- Race Start

Sunday

12:00pm - 1:00pm Race Finish

1:15pm - Prize Giving

16:00 - Campsite and car park closes

Location

Cost & Fundraising

How much does a ticket cost?
See here

What the ticket fee includes:
- Electronic timing and live real time results throughout
- Weekend camping and parking pass
- Medical support
- Professional safety marshals
- Water station
- VAT

Do I have to raise money for your partner charities?
No, you can raise money for your chosen charity or none at all but if you are looking for a great cause then get a pledge place and help support the event further.

Get an invoice
For workplace teams only - please click here.

Race Timing

The event is timed with electronic timing chips using the Sport Ident timing system. A small chip given to you during registration. Your lap is counted and timed every time you pass through the start/finish line area and 'dib' your race timing chip in a receiver to count your lap and lap time.  Result updates will streamed live throughout the event and final results will be available to see on be social media shortly after the event and emailed to all participants.

Prizes

There will be a prize giving directly after the event has finished.
Awesome wooden Loch Ness 24 Shield prizes to the winners and runners in solo and team categories

Photos & Media

You are very welcome to take images of the event but you are not allowed sell them online or through any other means.

We welcome all media coverage. Please contact us for more information.

Camping

- Camping is included at the Loch Ness 24 for all ticket holders ONLY and includes Friday & Saturday night, its right next to the event base and on a flat grassy field.
- Additional weekend camping passes can be purchased per person for spectators/support crew
- 2 x Children under 12 are free to camp with one adult camping pass or ticket holder

Cars cannot be parked in amongst tents (it's a safety thing and cars kind of kill the camping vibe!) However, you are able to park close by in the same field, a very short walk from the campsite.
Camping together? If so please all arrive together so you can pitch tents at the same time, we kindly ask tent space is not reserved for late arrivals as we may need to fill open spaces with other tents.
Campervans are allowed but will be in a designated space out with, but close to the tented camping area.
Caravans: Currently we don't have provision for caravans due to the space and nature of the field
Quiet time will be from 23:00 - 07:00, loud time is everything else.
Drinking water is provided throughout the event
Toilets are provided at the event base and camping area
Showers are not currently available onsite so best bring the compostable wet wipes!
Fires: Strictly no open fires are allowed

Spectators, Children & Dogs

Spectators
We welcome your supporters and spectating is free but we do charge a small fee for per car for parking to cover costs. There are several great vantage points from which friends and family can watch and photograph your achievement. They can also enjoy the excellent food, drink and atmosphere. If they are planning to camp as well they will need to purchase an additional camping ticket

Children
There is some great spectating to be had! However, for their own safety you must not allow children access onto the course during the race. Children are allowed to stay in the campsite and additional camping tickets may be required depending on age.


Dogs

Dogs are allowed onsite but not on the course as part of the race. They must be kept on leads and under very close control around the event base and campsite. Dog poop... you all know what to do! Please only bring sociable dogs.

Event Terms & Conditions

See Here

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