DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

Print 2017 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 webpage or phone hotline at (415) 978-0837.

August – September 2017

Aug
13
Sun

Course Description

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.

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LakeMercedHalfMarathon2017
Aug
17
Thu

This race is 11 of 12 in the Summer Evening Race Series. View the Summer Evening Race Series page for more details.

Course Description

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

Course Map

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Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop

Aug
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.

Course Maps

More information at San Pedro Valley Park Website.

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SanPedro2M
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SanPedro10K
Aug
24
Thu

This race is 12 of 12 in the Summer Evening Race Series. View the Summer Evening Race Series page for more details.

Course Description

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

Course Map

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Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop

Aug
28
Mon

Come out and join the newsletter folding session — a small gathering of DSE members who get together for a bit of fun, food, and folding. All DSE members are encouraged to participate. We begin folding at 6:30 PM and usually wrap up before 8:30 PM. Please remember to bring drinks or snacks to share. If you would like to host a folding session, contact Jane Colman at janecol@earthlink.net. DSENews

Sep
3
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) path and run down/west across the grass meadow back towards the Polo Field. Enter upper dirt track of Polo Field via break in the hedge row, turn right and run counter-clockwise upper dirt loop, before dropping down right onto lower cement track. Turn right and run east to finish.

Course Map:

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Golden Gate Park XC 5K Course Map

 

Sep
10
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

Course Map

2017 Sweeney Ridge trail 5kPrintable Map

Sep
17
Sun

Course Description

Traverse Upper/Lower Baker Beach parking lots then 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. Terrain: Asphalt, concrete/sand, gravel trail/wooden bridge/gravel trail.

Course Map

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Baker-Beach-5K-2016

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