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16 April 2012
Endurance runners are to take on horses and their riders in a new race on the southern shore of Loch Ness.
The South Loch Ness Man vs Horse Challenge will be held over 16 miles (26km) on the 5 May.
Thirty spaces are available for runners and the event will be held under Scottish Endurance Riding Club rules. A vet will monitor horses' fitness.
Starting at Foyers Pier, the race includes parts of the Trail of the Seven Lochs and South Loch Ness Trail.
Competitors will climb a trail dubbed the Corkscrew beside the crag of Dun Deardail before tackling the Fair Haired Lad's Pass and finishing at Dores...
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