Sarah Fisher hopes to inspire children to take up sports as she takes on the gruelling challenge with her dog, Woody.
Michelle Williamson was last seen at around 8pm on Saturday.
Sixty-six people were on board the MS Island Sky as it arrived at Lerwick harbour in Shetland.
Despite islanders and medics moving the animal, she could not be saved.
Staffing pressures within the healthcare system across the Highlands and Argyll and Bute are at an 'unprecedented level'.
The 56-year-old died of his injuries at a local hospital following the crash on the A82 near Fort William.
Second place went to the Outer Hebrides and the North Yorkshire Moors were third in the poll.
Graham Smith captured the animals splashing around near Applecross with views of the Isle of Skye behind them.
Fishing boat St Vincent is believed to have been used for smuggling whisky from a shipwreck.
The small MS Island Sky, operated by Noble Caledonia, will berth at Lerwick Harbour with 66 passengers on board.
The £3m export was designed and built by a fourth-generation Moray business specialising in copper work.
According to NatureScot, a paddleboarder was reported to have landed on a sandbank at Loch Fleet to try to take a selfie.
The John Muir Trust and Mountaineering Scotland have been trying to contact the internet giant about the issue.
Plans would see towers at Highlands and Islands airports closed with operations moved to Inverness.
The National Trust for Scotland said the animals play a crucial role in maintaining the landscape.
There have been no sightings of the springer spaniels since they disappeared in the Highlands.
The piece of tartan worn by Flora MacDonald on her wedding day was discovered at the West Highland Museum.
The whale, thought to be a young male, was found alive but in a poor condition on Echnaloch Bay, Orkney.
Islanders are facing difficulty getting to and from their homes due to increased tourist traffic on the reduced capacity services.
Police formally identify body that was found within Craig Phadraig Woods on outskirts of Inverness last week.