The 17th annual Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running attracted thousands of spectators on what was a windy, sunny and wet day of events.
Baxters Loch Ness Marathon
An 11-year-old boy from Inverness has run his first ever 5k to help support a charity close to his heart.
A Moray climbing enthusiast will embark on a new challenge when he undertakes a gruelling run to raise money for a charity close to his heart.
A Moray fitness fan has had the date of his first Loch Ness marathon tattooed on his arm as he braces himself for the charity effort this year.
Scotland's only running gear exhibition is to be hosted by a major running event at Inverness later this month.
A leading charity is urging businesses across the Highlands to get running to raise money for people affected by cancer.
Enjoying the beautiful Highland scenery is probably the last thing on the minds of runners in the Loch Ness Marathon but they have an extra incentive to take their eyes off the road this year.
Runners in this year's Loch Ness Marathon have been set an extra challenge - snapping the elusive Nessie in their race-day selfie.
Several continents were represented as more than 8,500 people took part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running yesterday.