DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!
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 – July 2017
North of main restroom on Bay Trail bike/pedestrian path, south of main Oyster Point Marina parking lot.
Run southbound on paved Bay Trail towards Genentech headquarters. Turn around at the 2 mile mark, a short ways past the second bridge and return same way to finish
Take Oyster Point Exit off Hwy 101. Drive east on Oyster Point Blvd to Marina Blvd, turn right on Marina Blvd and continue to the parking attendant booth (no charge for parking). Immediately past the booth, turn left and drive down to the parking lot.
$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.
Run as many laps as you are willing or able in a 6-hour period. Each lap is 1.061 miles around the lagoon at Crissy Field. The course is flat with 60% dirt and 40% asphalt path.
There will be well-stocked aid station with water, electrolyte drink, and snacks at the completion of each lap.
Ribbons to all finishers. Trophies to the top 3 male/female runners who complete the most laps.
Ages up to 12 years old: free
13-17 years: $3 dollars
18 and over: $3 dollars for members and $5 dollars for non-members.
5K Course Description
Out/back course along Crissy Field and Golden Gate Promenade to Fort Point and back. Flat, scenic course. S/F is at the East Beach parking lot.
5K Course Map
This race is 1 of 12 in the Summer Evening Race Series. View the Summer Evening Race Series page for more details.
Run one 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path. There is a 1 hour time limit. If you can’t complete the course in 1 hour (13:25 pace) you must self-time and start prior to 6:30pm. Finish line closes at 7:30pm.
Summer series dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24
Challenging 4 mile loop around Twin Peaks with spectacular views. Complete inside reservoir counter-clockwise loop; exit downhill onto Clarendon, left onto Laguna Honda and run uphill to Woodside Ave. Continue up Woodside Ave past the gas station. Run uphill/downhill on Twin Peaks Blvd then left and run uphill/downhill on Clarendon and finish inside reservoir.
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.
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!
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.
NW dirt area adjacent central “Great Meadows” Fort Mason lawn. S/F lines up with building and fire hydrant.
“Out & Back” – Complete .3 mile clockwise Ft. Mason “Great Meadows” loop, exit (westbound) onto Marina Blvd, right through Yacht Harbor parking lot onto Golden Gate Promenade. Stay along path into Fort Point National Historic Site. Turn around at end of parking lot and return same way to finish.
Course Map:Print Map
50th Anniversary 5K
PARKING: Parking and Post Race Festivities at East Beach/Crissy Field
START/FINISH: Yacht Harbor Parking Lot (Little Marina Green)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Run west along Golden Gate Promenade towards Fort Point. Turn around at orange cones and run on the other side of the Warming Hut along West Bluff and Mason Street. Turn left at the diagonal towards the beach and make the first right, then a left onto Old Mason Street and then another left towards the beach. Finally, turn right and run back along Golden Gate Promenade to finish.
30th Avenue & Kennedy Drive
Double 1.55-mile cross country loop traversing grass, dirt, trails.