DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

2019 Race Schedule

Please note that our races are always subject to change throughout the year; please confirm race details the week prior on the race web-page.

November – December 2019

Nov
17
Sun

Course Description

The 5K course consists of 2 loops and spans the north east end of Crocker Amazon and south end of McLaren Park. Runners start on the grass in center field and run to the right field foul pole, then turn left along the outfield tree line and continue towards the trail going uphill toward the community garden. Staying to the right of the garden and through the dog walk area, runners turn left at the first paved trail and make a right, uphill, on the paved trail to the dirt trail past “Lover’s Rock”. Following the dirt trail, runners make the first left towards Sunnydale then make a loop up and around the paved and dirt trails and back towards the dog trail. Just before the dog trail, make a right towards the garden and go back downhill to the softball field and finish.

*Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins after completion of the 5K – Start/Finish near same location as adult race.

Course Map

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Nov
24
Sun

No DSE RUN
Opportunity to with LMJS (Lake Merritt Joggers & Striders) at Lake Merritt in Oakland with LMJS .

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

Dec
29
Sun

Course Description

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.

*Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins after completion of the 5K – Start/Finish near same location as adult race.

Course Map

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