DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

2018 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 2018

Aug
26
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.

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2017 Sweeney Ridge trail 5kPrintable Map

Sep
2
Sun

 

Course Description

Run westbound on Middle Drive, right onto Bernice Rogers Way and right onto Kennedy Drive. Run up Kennedy Drive to Transverse Drive, right onto Transverse Drive, right onto Overlook (dirt trail) and right onto Middle Drive to finish.

*Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins at 9:45 AM – Same Start/Finish location as adult race.

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PoloField5k2015

 

Sep
16
Sun
Waterfront 5K @ Sierra Point Marina
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Out and back course along the paved Bay Trail.

Course Description

Run southbound on paved Bay Trail towards Oyster Point to the turnaround. Return same way to finish.

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Waterfront5k2015
Sep
23
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.

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Baker-Beach-5K-2016
Oct
14
Sun
Candlestick Point 5K @ Candlestick Point
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Course Description

Candlestick Point 5K
Start/Finish: Picnic Area/Restrooms just inside the front gate
Course: Run two loops (1.55 each). Flat, paved path with great views of the East Bay hills and San Francisco Bay.

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Candlestick Point (2)
Oct
28
Sun

Course Description

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

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GreatHighway5K-2015

Nov
4
Sun

START/FINISH:

USSSF Monument parking lot

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Run from the USSSF parking lot south towards Point Lobos Ave., make sharp turn before Seal Rock Dr, run on Lands End Trail towards El Camino Del Mar, turnaround before Lincoln Highway and return.

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2017 DSE Lands End 5k
Nov
11
Sun

Two races in one. 1M race starts at 9:00 am, followed by the 5K at approximately 9:30 am.

Register for both races at Kennedy Drive/36th Avenue near Spreckels Lake

5K Course Description & Map

Start/Finish: Run westbound on Kennedy Drive, left onto Chain of Lakes dirt path, left onto ML King Drive pedestrian path, left onto Transverse Drive, left onto Kennedy Drive to downhill finish.

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1M Couse Description and Map

Start: Kennedy Drive near Spreckels Lake; Finish: Kennedy Drive near Transverse

Run eastbound (uphill) along Kennedy Drive from Spreckels Lake to Transverse Drive.

SanFranciscanMile2014

 

Dec
9
Sun

The start and finish are on the grass lawn adjacent to Julius Kahn Playground.

Course Description

Exit grass area, complete counter-clockwise Julius Kahn 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 Julius Kahn rectangular loop before finish on grass.

 

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Presidio XC 5K Course Map
Dec
30
Sun

Course Description

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.

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