DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

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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.

Feb
26
Sun

Two races in one! Join us for either a fast, downhill 1 mile race or a scenic 5K loop, or both! Start time for the mile is 9:00 am. The 5K will begin immediately after the completion of the 1 mile and will start/finish at JFK & 36th Avenue.

*Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins at 9:45 AM – Same Start/Finish location as adult race.

Registration for both races will be at John F. Kennedy Drive & 36th Avenue near Spreckles Lake.

1-Mile Race

  • Start Time: 9:00 am  – please arrive by 8:40 am to allow enough time to register and make your way to the start about a mile away.
  • 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

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LighteningMile2014

5K Race

  • Start Time: After completion of 1-mile race, around 9:30 am.
  • Start/Finish Location: Kennedy Drive/36th Avenue near Spreckles Lake
  • 5K Course Description: Run westbound on Kennedy Drive, left onto Chain of Lakes dirt path, left onto ML King Drive pedestrian path, left onto Transverse Drive, left onto Kennedy Drive to downhill finish.
SpreckelsLakeMapElevFull2014

 

Mar
5
Sun

Course Description

Run eastbound up Kennedy Drive to intersection prior to McLaren Lodge (Kezar Drive/Second Barricade). Turnaround and return the same way back to finish.

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Windmill10k2014

 

Mar
12
Sun

Course Description

Run west along Crissy Field/Golden Gate Promenade. Stay along path into Fort Point National Historic Site. Turnaround at end of parking lot and return same way to finish.

*Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins at 9:45 AM – Same Start/Finish location as adult race.

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Mar
19
Sun
Oyster Point 10K @ Oyster Point Marina
Mar 19 @ 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”).

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Course Map of Oyster Point 10k
Mar
26
Sun

Course Description

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.

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Course Map for Rockaway Beach 5k
Apr
2
Sun

Course Description

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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PoloField5k2015

 

Apr
9
Sun

 

Course Description

Run northbound from sidewawlk onto Great Highway pedestrian path and run eastbound. Turnaround prior to Lincoln Way and return to finish.

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GreatHighway5K-2015

Apr
16
Sun

Course Description

Run eastbound on running path. At fork in road take dirt trail uphill on West Pacific Ave. Turn right on Presidio Ave and run through gate entrance at Pacific Street. Turn right on Pacific Street and run downhill to marked turnaround, then return along same route to finish.

*Kids Run begins after completion of adult race.

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EasterRollercoaster5k2015
Apr
23
Sun

 

Parking

NOTE: There is a $6 fee to park inside the park grounds. We encourage runners to carpool and split the cost of the parking fee. Dogs are not allowed inside the park.

ALTERNATE PARKING LOCATION: There is street parking along Crocker Avenue just prior to South Hill Blvd. and a trail entrance on Crocker. It is approximately .8 mile from this entrance to the race staging area so please allow sufficient time to reach the start. We will not delay the race start if you are late. To reach this location, turn onto Crocker Avenue from Mission Street and drive approximately 1 mile (note that it is a steep, winding road). If you are driving southbound on Mission Street, you will make a left turn onto Crocker; if driving northbound on Mission, you will make a right turn onto Crocker.

DO NOT PARK ANYWHERE ALONG GUADALUPE CANYON PARKWAY OR YOU WILL BE TICKETED/TOWED.

5K Course Map & Description

Run East along asphalt path, bear left and proceed onto Saddle Loop Trail running in a counterclockwise direction until you meet Old Guadalupe trail. Make a right onto Old Guadalupe Trail and run 1/8 of mile towards Crocker Ave. Turn around and stay on Old Guadalupe Trail, then bear right onto Bog Trail. At fork, stay left on Upper Bog Trail and continue back to starting area finish.

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Course Map for San Bruno Mountain 5K

12K Course Map & Description

The course will follow the 5K course description above but then continue past the starting area 5K finish and follow the asphalt path through the underpass and out the southern side. Run left onto Eucalyptus Loop Trail. At fork, stay left onto Dairy Ravine Trail and continue up Dairy Ravine Trail. At next fork, run left onto Ridge Trail and continue to the top of San Bruno Mountain. At top, take a right onto Radio Road and start heading down. At Summit Loop Trail take a left and follow Summit Loop Trail all the way down to bottom, then onto path back through underpass to starting area finish.

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SanBrunoMountain12K2014
Apr
30
Sun

Course Description

Run east on trails towards Wilde Overlook/Inspiration Way, cross Shelley Drive at the stop sign and continue on the trails to Mansell Avenue. Cross Mansell and head west on the Inspiration Way route towards the park entrance. Cross Mansell again at the park entrance, then head north along the west side of the park to the water tower. Run the trails along the north side of the park, cross the footbridge, and finish near the Shelley Drive picnic area.

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