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 – April 2018
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.
Run west along Crissy Field/Golden Gate Promenade. Stay along path into Fort Point National Historic Site. Turnaround at orange cone and return same way to finish.
*Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins at 9:45 AM – Same Start/Finish location as adult race.
Course MapPrintable Map
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Course MapPrint Map
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.