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 calendar web-page.
August – October 2020
Start/Finish at the north end Lake Merced Parking Lot (foot of Sunset Blvd). Run 3 clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path. The 1st loop is cut shorter by crossing the “drawbridge” east to west at the southern end of the lake. There will be at least 1 aid station per 4.5 mile loop with Water/Nuun near the start/finish area. If you need water more often, please carry a water bottle to refill at each loop. There is also a water fountain in the parking lot near the picnic tables on John Muir Dr around 2.5 miles.
* 8:00am Start time for the Half Marathon
* 9:00am Start time for the 4.5 mile single loop
The 4.5 mile race is one clockwise loop around the lake.
$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.
Start/Finish: Upper dirt path of Polo Field
* 8:00am Start Time *
Race Course Description: Complete as many 0.75 mile counter-clockwise loops as you want or can handle within the 6 hour limit. Breaks are allowed.
There will be a 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.
Both races start at 9am; course closes at 11:00am for both races.
Run one or two 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path.