November 2018 – March 2019
* Due to unhealthy air quality from the fires, we regret that we need to CANCEL our November 11 races. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the fires.*
No DSE RUN
Opportunity to run a fun run at Lake Merritt in Oakland with LMJS (Lake Merritt Joggers & Striders).
All of LMJS Fourth Sunday runs begin at 9:00 a.m. at Adams Point, Lake Merritt, just off Bellevue Ave.
Please note if you park on Bellevue, there is a $5 fee. There is ample free street parking elsewhere.
The runs are one, two or three 5K loops around Lake Merritt.
For more info go to: https://lmjs.org/Forth_Sunday_Run
30th Avenue & Kennedy Drive
Double 1.55-mile cross country loop traversing grass, dirt, trails.
Run (uphill) eastbound on Middle Drive, turn onto Overlook Drive (path), left at Transverse and right onto Kennedy Drive. Run eastbound on Kennedy Drive to barricade at Kezar Drive. Turn around at Barricade and return same way to finish.
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Run east up Kennedy Drive to McLaren Lodge. Turnaround at Barricade at Kezar Drive, start back and turn right on East Conservatory Drive. Run up and around East Conservatory Drive then back onto Kennedy Drive and return westbound to finish.
Run westbound on Middle Drive, right onto Bernice Rogers Way and right onto Kennedy Drive. Run up Kennedy Drive to Transverse Drive, right onto Transverse Drive, right onto Overlook (dirt trail) and right onto Middle Drive to finish.
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Flat, fast and scenic out/back courses. Both courses are paved and closed to traffic, following the Bay Trail along the waterfront.
Both the 10M and 5K start at 9:00am. Both courses close at 11:30 am.
10M Course Description & Map
Run southbound on paved Bay Trail, past Oyster Point, Genentech, and Point San Bruno to the turnaround. Return same way to finish. There will be an aid station located at approximately 3.5M and 7M. USATF Certified #CA12024TK.
5K Course Description & Map
Run southbound on paved Bay Trail towards Oyster Point to the turnaround prior to Oyster Point Marina. Return same way to finish. USATF Certified #CA12025TK.
Run southbound on beach promenade, left onto Rockaway Beach Blvd, right onto Nick Gust Way. Continue over footbridge. Veer right and begin paved bike path. Stay on path crossing through the Taco Bell parking lot to rejoin path. Turn around at Pedro Point Shopping Center and return same way to finish.
Two races in one! Join us for either a fast, downhill 1 mile race or a scenic 5K loop or both! Check-in for the 1 mile race is at John F. Kennedy Drive & 36th Avenue. Runners will walk/jog uphill to the start of the 1 mile race at Transverse Drive, then race downhill to the finish. Start time for the mile is 8:45am so be sure to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to allow enough time to check in and then make your way to the start about a mile away. The 5K will begin immediately after the completion of the 1 mile and will start/finish at JFK & 36th Avenue.
Registration for both races will be at John F. Kennedy Drive & 36th Avenue near Spreckles Lake.
*Kids Run begins after completion of the 5K race.
- Start Time: 8:45 am
- Start Location: Kennedy Drive near Transverse
- Finish Location: Kennedy Drive near Spreckles Lake
- 1M Course Description: Run westbound (downhill) along Kennedy Drive from start to finish
- Start Time: After completion of 1-mile race.
- Start/Finish Location: Kennedy Drive/36th Avenue near Spreckles Lake
- 5K Course Description: Run westbound on Kennedy Drive, left onto Chain of Lakes Drive, left onto MLK Jr. Drive , left onto Transverse Drive, left onto Kennedy Drive to finish near Spreckles Lake.
DSE is taking a break to allow runners to participate in the
Chinatown YMCA Chinese New Year: Year of the Pig 5K/10K Run/Walk.