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.
June – August 2017
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.
Run west along Crissy Field/Golden Gate Promenade. Stay along path into Fort Point National Historic Site. Turnaround at end of parking lot and return same way to start. Then run left along diagonal dirt path, left onto Marina Blvd and traverse uphill/downhill on Ft.Mason path. Turnaround at vertical wood posts at east end of Ft.Mason Hill and return same way to finish.
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.