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.

September 2019 – January 2020

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

LighteningMile2014

5K Race Course Map

SpreckelsLakeMap2016
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

Printable Map

GoldenGateBridgeVista10K2016

 

 

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
SanPedro2M
Print 10K Map
SanPedro10K
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

Printable Map

Presidio XC 5K Course Map
Dec
15
Sun

 

Start:

Upper dirt track on South 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) at “Big Tree” 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 to finish.

Course Map:

Printable Map
Golden Gate Park XC 5K Course Map

 

Jan
26
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

Printable Map

Presidio XC 5K Course Map