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Silver Starling 5K

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Enjoy the height of summer with this evening 5K through Battersea Park. Ideal for newcomers to the sport and seasoned veterans alike, the course loops around this picturesque South London green-space. Come for the chance to record a rapid time or for the perfect post-work exercise.

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"Great race. Could be even better if there were more toilets closer to the start..."
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Silver Starling 5K route

This 5KM course will consist of 2 laps around one of London's most popular and picturesque parks.

With a record time of 14:34 (male) and 16:33 (female) this naturally flat route presents a great opportunity for a quick time and is ideal for novices and seasoned pros alike.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Category winner's prizes
  • Online results
  • Chip timing
  • Refreshment stations
  • UK Athletics certified course
  • Course marshalled
Raceday Logistics


1800 - 1845: Race pack collection
1900: Race starts

Please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled race start time so that you have plenty of time to collect your race pack, drop off your bag and have a good warm-up.


This event is perfect for spectators who can catch a number of glimpses of the runners as they lap around the park.

Afterwards, enjoy this stunning green-space on a lovely summer's evening.


If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a minimum age?
Under the UK Athletics rules, all runners must be at least 13 years old on the day of the race.
Can I leave my bag at the start?
Secure Bag Drop is available at the Race HQ which is also the finish line. This is a 250 metre jog from the start line.
Are there toilet facilities?
There are a number of public toilet facilities available within the park. It is advised that runners use these prior to the race start.
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Meet the organizer

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Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team are ranked #42 in the UK out of 565 organizers

The UK Sri Chinmoy Marathon team offer a variety of events from 2 mile races to a beginner's triathlon and our 24 hour race. The UK Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team have been promoting sporting events in the UK since the late 1970s. Sri Chinmoy was a spiritual Teacher, who was also a keen runner and saw running as part of his philosophy of 'Self-Transcendence'. Sri Chinmoy himself ran several marathons and a few ultra-marathons. His best time for the marathon was 3:55:07 in Toledo Ohio, 1979.

Silver Starling 5K reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars

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    Did the Silver Starling 5K in 2019

    Great race. Could be even better if there were more toilets closer to the start line / race HQ !