DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

Print 2015 Race Schedule at a Glance. Please note that our races are always subject to change throughout the year; please confirm race details the week prior on the race webpage or phone hotline at (415) 978-0837.

August – September 2015

Aug
6
Thu

This race is 1 of 12 in the Summer Evening Race Series. View the Summer Evening Race Series page for more details.

Course Description

Run one 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path. There is a 1 hour time limit. If you can’t complete the course in 1 hour (13:25 pace) you must self-time and start prior to 6:30pm. Finish line closes at 7:30pm.

Course Map

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Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop

Aug
9
Sun

Course Description

Run east along Crissy Field/GG Promenade, exit right across Yacht Harbor parking lot, veer left along diagonal dirt path and left onto Marina Blvd. Run eastbound on Marina Blvd, and complete Marina Green rectangle (left at Webster Street par course, left onto Marina Green Drive, left on Scott Street and right onto Marina Blvd. Return same way to start. Run west along Crissy Field/GG Promenade; Turn around prior to fourth sandy beach access (beyond west end of marsh) and return same way back to East Beach finish.

Course Map

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Marina Green 5K Course Map

Aug
13
Thu

This race is 1 of 12 in the Summer Evening Race Series. View the Summer Evening Race Series page for more details.

Course Description

Run one 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path. There is a 1 hour time limit. If you can’t complete the course in 1 hour (13:25 pace) you must self-time and start prior to 6:30pm. Finish line closes at 7:30pm.

Course Map

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Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop

Aug
16
Sun

Course Description (12K)

Starting at the Mission Blue Center run east up the hill on Mission Blue Drive and take a left on Guadalupe Canyon Parkway continuing uphill. At the fenced gate turn left onto Radio Tower Road and continue uphill to the summit (1314 feet). Turn around and return the same way to the start/finish.
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Brisbane 12k Course Map

Course Description (5K)

Same as the 12K course until a marked turn around on Guadalupe prior to the fenced gate and return to the start/finish.
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Brisbane 5k Course Map

Aug
20
Thu

This race is 1 of 12 in the Summer Evening Race Series. View the Summer Evening Race Series page for more details.

Course Description

Run one 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path. There is a 1 hour time limit. If you can’t complete the course in 1 hour (13:25 pace) you must self-time and start prior to 6:30pm. Finish line closes at 7:30pm.

Course Map

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Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop

Aug
23
Sun

Course Description

Race starts/finishes at Little Marina Green, Yacht Road parking lot. Run west on Golden Gate Promenade. Just beyond the Warming Hut, turn left and go up the stairs towards the Golden Gate Bridge. Continue on trail under the bridge; run the downhill trail inside the guard rail on Lincoln Blvd. Complete a clockwise Baker Beach trail/sand loop; run past the water treatment plant, then east onto sandy beach to the Sand Ladder, which is 400 yards of a vertical climb. At the top, turn left and return to the start/finish.

Course Map

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Aug
30
Sun

 

Start:

Upper dirt track on South side of Polo Field, Golden Gate Park.

Finish:

Lower paved track on South side.

Course Description:

Complete counter-clockwise loop of upper Polo Field dirt track; exit right/west out of Polo Field onto paved path. Run west on path then turn right onto Chain of Lakes Drive via parking lot and run north to Kennedy Drive. Turn right and run east on dirt path up Kennedy Drive. At east end of Upper Speedway Meadow, exit (right) path and run down/west across the grass meadow back towards the Polo Field. Enter upper dirt track of Polo Field via break in the hedge row, turn right and run counter-clockwise upper dirt loop, before dropping down right onto lower cement track. Turn right and run east to finish.

Course Map:

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Golden Gate Park XC 5K Course Map

 

Sep
6
Sun
Oyster Point 10K @ Oyster Point Marina
Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

 

Start/Finish:

North of main restroom on Bay Trail bike/pedestrian path, south of main Oyster Point Marina parking lot.

Course Description:

Run northbound on path, make a right turn onto the Bay Trail; stay on the center path that travels through Oyster Cove Marina. Run past hotel complex, over wooden pedestrian bridge. Turnaround along the designated straightway location and return same way to finish. For a very detailed photo tour of the course, click on the link below

http://baytrail.abag.ca.gov/vtour/map2/access/OystrPt/OysterPt.htm

  1. Scroll down the page until you come to the section entitled Oyster Point Marina Park. The approximate start/finish location of the course is the fifth photo down.
  2. After the final photo on this page, click on the link entitled Oyster Cove to Sierra Point.
  3. Scroll down to the section entitled Oyster Cove to resume the photo tour of the course. The turnaround is pictured in the third to the last photo in this section (caption reads “There’s another circular rest area with a drinking fountain”).

Course Map:

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Course Map of Oyster Point 10k
Sep
13
Sun

 

Both races start at 9am; course closes at 11:00am for both races.

Course Description

Run one or two 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path.

Course Map

Printable Map
Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop

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