DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

Summary 2018 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 or phone hotline at (415) 978-0837.

Feb
25
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 (at approx. 9:30 am) 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 Spreckels 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 Spreckels Lake
  • 1M Course Description: Run westbound (downhill) along Kennedy Drive from start to finish

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5K Race

  • Start Time: After completion of 1-mile race, around 9:30 am.
  • Start/Finish Location: Kennedy Drive/36th Avenue near Spreckels 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.
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Mar
18
Sun

Course Description

Run west along Crissy Field/Golden Gate Promenade. Stay along path into Fort Point National Historic Site. Turnaround at orange cone 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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StPatricksDay5k2016
Apr
22
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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May
13
Sun

Course Description

START/FINISH: Yacht Harbor Parking Lot (Little Marina Green)
STARTING TIME: Runners at 9:00 AM. Walkers are encouraged to start early
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Run through parking lot, exit right 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 at orange cone and return same way back to Little Marina Green.

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

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MarinaGreen5k2018
May
27
Sun

Start/Finish

30th Avenue & Kennedy Drive

Course Description

Double 1.55-mile cross country loop traversing grass, dirt, trails.

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LindleyMeadowXC5K

Jun
16
Sat

DSE has managed this event on a purely volunteer basis for 44 years!

DSE is once again partnering with Brazen Racing to help manage the growing popularity of the race and the increasing demands of permitting agencies, all for the purpose of ensuring this race continues to be available for many years to come.

New as of 2015 – To improve the safety of all participants, headphones and trekking poles will not be allowed on the course. Please visit the Brazen Racing Double Dipsea Site for more details.

Course Description

It begins at Stinson Beach, runs the length of the Dipsea Trail to Mill Valley then back to Stinson Beach. Epic views, adventures — and lots of stairs — await you!

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Jun
17
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 at 9:45 AM – Same Start/Finish location as adult race.

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Trackbacks/Pingbacks

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  3.  Golden Gate Park Events – December 2014
  4.  Run Where I Live | Train With Bain
  5.  Golden Gate Park Events – August 2015