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.

August – December 2019

Aug
25
Sun

Course Description

A challenging trail race on the Notch Trail and Sweeney Ridge Trail from Skyline College south to the Nike Missile Control Site and back. Runners will see beautiful views above Pacifica on a clear day.
notes: possibly no bathrooms available, steep stairs on trail

Directions

GPS or use a map to get to the intersection of Skyline Blvd (35) and College Drive in San Bruno. Signs on Skyline Blvd will direct you to Skyline College entering on College Drive. Driving west on College Dr turn left at the T intersection just before the track at the entrances to Skyline College.Then take the next left into Parking Lot A. Registration will be in Parking Lot A and the run starts a short distance away up from Parking Lot B.

Course Map

2017 Sweeney Ridge trail 5kPrintable Map

Sep
1
Sun

Fees

$8 members, $10 non-members. Race day registration will be available starting at 7am. Runners pick up bib numbers on race day. Sorry, no refunds.

Course Description

* 8:00am Start Time *

Start/Finish: Upper dirt path of Polo Field
Race Course Description: Complete as many 0.75 mile counter-clockwise loops as you want or can handle within the 6 hour limit. Breaks are allowed.

Aid Station

There will be a well-stocked aid station with water, electrolyte drink, and snacks at the completion of each lap.

Awards

Ribbons to all finishers. Trophies to the top 3 male/female runners who complete the most laps.

Course Map

TBD

 

Sep
15
Sun

Two races in one! Join us for either a fast, downhill 1 mile race or a scenic 5K loop or both! Registration for both races is at John F. Kennedy Drive & 36th Avenue. Runners will walk/jog uphill to the start of the 1 mile race at Transverse Drive, then race downhill to the finish. Start time for the 1 mile race is 8:45am so be sure to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to allow enough time to check in and then make your way to the start about a mile away.

1-Mile Race

  • Start Time: 8:45 am
  • Start Location: Kennedy Drive near Transverse
  • Finish Location: Kennedy Drive near Spreckles Lake
  • 1M Course Description: Run westbound (downhill) along Kennedy Dr from start to finish

5K Race

  • Start Time: After completion of 1-mile race.
  • Start/Finish Location: Kennedy Drive/36th Avenue near Spreckles Lake
  • 5K Course Description: Run westbound on Kennedy Dr, left onto Chain of Lakes Dr, left onto MLK Jr. Dr, left onto Transverse Dr, left onto Kennedy Dr to finish near Spreckles Lake.

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

*Kids Run begins after completion of the 5K race.

1-Mile Race Course Map

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5K Race Course Map

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Sep
22
Sun

Course Description

Complete clockwise loop, traverse the upper level of El Camino del Mar parking lot then downhill to Seal Rock/Clement. Turn right onto lower Land’s End Trail and continue running east past Eagles Point. Exit left, downhill on El Camino del Mar.  Take lower fork at 30th Avenue staying on El Camino del Mar which merges into Lincoln Blvd. Turn left at Bowley and right into Baker Beach parking lot. Turn right onto Battery Chamberlain Rd., downhill and thru entire lower parking lot. Continue running east thru the battery section of Baker Beach then right uphill on dirt /gravel path to Lincoln. Turnaround at top of  Sand Ladder. Reverse direction and run back to finish.

Course Map

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Oct
6
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

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Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop
Oct
20
Sun

Fees

One Race: $5 members; $7 non-members

Two Races: $8 members; $10 non-members

If you are running both races, you must finish the 2 mile race prior to the 9:30 am start of the 10K – we will not delay the start.

Parking fees inside the park are $6, otherwise there is street parking in the adjacent neighborhoods; please be courteous and mindful of local regulations. Do not park in the church parking lot!

Course Description

  • The 2 mile course is out and back on Weiler Ranch Trail and starts at 9:00 am.
  • The 10K is a loop including Valley View, Weiler Ranch, and Hazelnut Trails and starts at 9:30 am.
  • S/F for both events is at the North Walnut Picnic area.
  • Please note: Due to park rules, DOGS are NOT ALLOWED on this run.

Course Maps

More information at San Pedro Valley Park Website.

Print 2-Mile Map
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Print 10K Map
SanPedro10K
Oct
27
Sun

Course Description

Run northbound from sidewalk onto Great Highway pedestrian path. Turnaround prior to Lincoln Way and return 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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GreatHighway5K-2015

Nov
3
Sun

The start and finish are on the grass lawn adjacent to Presidio Wall Playground (formerly known as Julius Kahn Playground).

Course Description

Exit grass area, complete counter-clockwise Presidio Wall Playground 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 Presidio Wall rectangular loop before finish on grass.

 

Course Map

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Presidio XC 5K Course Map
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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Dec
1
Sun

Course Description

Baker Beach 5K
START/FINISH: Lower Baker Beach Parking Lot
Terrain: Asphalt, concrete/sand, gravel trail/wooden bridge/gravel trail

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Upon exiting lower Baker Beach parking lot, immediately turn left on Battery Chamberlin Rd and run up to and through upper parking lot. Exit through gate at far end and run east into short Battery section before completing .6 mile uphill climb. Run left (inside guard rail) along Lincoln Way. Just beyond Langdon Court (Street), take the left fork gravel trail and run the entire “new trail” section with wooden bridge. Do not exit onto asphalt pedestrian/bike lane leading to GG Bridge. Instead, turn around at end of trail and return the same way to finish.

Additional Parking is available in the upper parking lot off Battery Chamberlin Rd.
Baby Strollers are not permitted for this race.

Course Map

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