Sri Chinmoy 5k Silverknowes Edinburgh

Silverknowes Edinburgh

Scottish 5K Championship race on a fast, traffic free course

About the event

  • This year's race is  set for Friday 5 May 2023.  
  • Scottish championship status has been confirmed.
  • Put the date in your diary 
  • Entryies will be going live on Entry Central mid March.. 
  • The Sri Chinmoy 5km road race at Silverknowes is acknowledged as one of the most competitive in depth short road races in the Scottish calendar.

Whatever your standard, the momentum of this event from the start line to the finish line seems to bring the best out of everyone and gets the adrenaline flowing. Whether you are challenging for national medals,or intent on lowering that recent or longstanding PB, this race will offer the opportunity that you are looking for.

Start: Silverknowes Esplanade, by the Boardwalk Beach Club, 50 Marine Drive  EH4 5ES

  • Out and back flat 5k course along the banks of the River Forth
  • Perfect for fast times and PBs
  • Incorporates Tru Wealth Scottish Athletics 5k Road Race Championships
  • Entry Limit 700
  • Water and Active Root will be available at finish.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BOTTLE/CUP TO ELIMINATE WASTE
  • Race Awards:
  • trophies to first 3 men and women under 40
  • trophies to 1st M and F Jnr; 1st Male and Female Vets: 40, 50, 60, 70
  • Scottish Athletic Championships event.- 
  • SAL Championship medals for 1st 3 in following categories
  • Senior M/W; Masters M/W;Junior M/W
  • TEAMS of 3 in all the above categories
  • A master or a junior can count in a senior team 
  • 1st 3 Masters M/W at 0/50: O/60: O/70( No team medals)

Drone Footage of 2022 race


5 k

Start time

  • 7.30 pm TBC


  • SA Members TBC
  • Non SA members TBC


Adrian Stott


  • Scottish Athletics permitted event