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 web-page or phone hotline at (415) 978-0837.
March – June 2018
Special race timing and rules – see article in the March newsletter.
S/F: Kennedy & Transverse Drive, Golden Gate Park
Run east on Kennedy drive towards Stanyan St., turn around at the barricade before Kezar Drive, and return the same way back to finish.
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START/FINISH: 11th Ave & Lake St.
Run eastbound on running path. At fork in road take dirt trail uphill on West Pacific Ave. Turn right on Presidio Ave and run through gate entrance at Pacific Street. Turn right on Pacific Street and run downhill to marked turnaround, then return along same route to finish.
*Kids Run begins after completion of adult race.
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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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Run west on Wawona to 34th Ave, left onto Crestlake Street, left onto Sloat Blvd, left at 19th Ave and left/downhill on Wawona back to start (33rd Ave). Run second loop at 34th Ave & Wawona, drop down through barricade to Stern Grove, run entire west to east length of grove, left uphill and exit Stern Grove. Turn left at 19th Ave, left/downhill on Wawona and back to 33rd Ave and finish.
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.
30th Avenue & Kennedy Drive
Double 1.55-mile cross country loop traversing grass, dirt, trails.
North of main restroom on Bay Trail bike/pedestrian path, south of main Oyster Point Marina parking lot.
Run northbound on path, make a right turn onto the Bay Trail; stay on the center path that travels through Oyster Cove Marina. Run past hotel complex, over wooden pedestrian bridge. Turnaround along the designated straightway location and return same way to finish. For a very detailed photo tour of the course, click on the link below.
- Scroll down the page until you come to the section entitled Oyster Point Marina Park. The approximate start/finish location of the course is the fifth photo down.
- After the final photo on this page, click on the link entitled Oyster Cove to Sierra Point.
- Scroll down to the section entitled Oyster Cove to resume the photo tour of the course. The turnaround is pictured in the third to the last photo in this section (caption reads “There’s another circular rest area with a drinking fountain”).
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.