DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

Print 2017 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 webpage or phone hotline at (415) 978-0837.

May
8
Sun

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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Marina Green 5K Course Map

Jun
19
Sun

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

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.

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Rainbowfalls5K
Jul
24
Sun

The start and finish are on the grass lawn adjacent to Julius Kahn Playground. *Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins at 9:45 AM – Same Start/Finish location as adult race.

Course Description

Exit grass area, complete counter-clockwise Julius Kahn rectangular loop, right onto W. Pacific Ave. trail. Prior to Arguello Blvd complete mini clockwise half-arc loop before turning left onto northbound (downhill) straightaway and exit trail onto asphalt surface. Turnaround at “Stop” sign, reverse direction and return to W. Pacific Ave. Travel downhill (eastbound), complete clockwise Julius Kahn rectangular loop before finish on grass.

 

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Presidio XC 5K Course Map
Aug
28
Sun

Start:

Upper dirt track on North 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 hedgerow, turn right and run counter-clockwise upper dirt loop, before dropping down right onto lower cement track. Turn right and run east to finish.

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Golden Gate Park XC 5K Course Map

 

Sep
25
Sun

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

Start/Finish

30th Avenue & Kennedy Drive

Course Description

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

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LindleyMeadowXC5K

Oct
30
Sun

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

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

Nov
13
Sun

Two races in one. 1M race starts at 9:00 am, followed by the 5K at approximately 9:30 am. *Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins at 9:45 AM – same Start/Finish location as adult race. 

Register for both races at Kennedy Drive/36th Avenue near Spreckles Lake

5K Course Description & Map

Start/Finish: 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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1M Couse Description and Map

Start: Kennedy Drive near Spreckels Lake; Finish: Kennedy Drive near Transverse

Run eastbound (uphill) along Kennedy Drive from Spreckels Lake to Transverse Drive.

SanFranciscanMile2014

 

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

 

May
14
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: Due to NPS construction, we need to modify our race course. The 5K course will be described by the race director at the start of the race.

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

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Marina Green 5K Course Map

Jun
18
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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Rainbowfalls5K

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