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 6 May 2022.   Incorporating the Tru Wealth Scottish 5km Road Race Championships, 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

  • For 2022 there will be separate mens and womens races;
  • Mens race starts 7.30pm Womens race starts 7.35 (TBC);
  • 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: 50, 60, 70
  • Scottish Athletic Championships medal - full details here    

Drone Footage of 2022 and 2019 races

Distance

5 k

Start time

  • Mens : 7.30 pm
  • Womens: 7.35 pm TBC

Cost

  • SA members £10
  • Non SA members £12

Contact

Adrian Stott

Certification

  • Scottish Athletics permitted event