DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

2020 Race Calendar – Full 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.

September 2019 – October 2020

Sep
1
Sun

Fees

$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.

Course Description

* 8:00am Start Time *

Start/Finish: Upper dirt path of Polo Field
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.

Aid Station

There will be a well-stocked aid station with water, electrolyte drink, and snacks at the completion of each lap.

Awards

Ribbons to all finishers. Trophies to the top 3 male/female runners who complete the most laps.

Course Map

TBD

 

Oct
6
Sun

Both races start at 9am; course closes at 11:00am for both races.

Course Description

Run one or two 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path.

Course Map

Printable Map
Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop
Nov
10
Sun
Stern Grove 4M @ 33 Ave & Wawona St.
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Course Description:

Run west on Wawona to 34th Ave, left onto Crestlake Street, left onto Sloat Blvd, left at 19th Ave and left/downhill on Wawona back to start (33rd Ave). Run second loop at 34th Ave & Wawona, drop down through barricade to Stern Grove, run entire west to east length of grove, left uphill and exit Stern Grove. Turn left at 19th Ave, left/downhill on Wawona and back to 33rd Ave and finish.

Course Map:

Printable Map


SternGrove4m2014

 

Jan
12
Sun
Stern Grove 4M @ 33 Ave & Wawona St.
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Course Description:

Run west on Wawona to 34th Ave, left onto Crestlake Street, left onto Sloat Blvd, left at 19th Ave and left/downhill on Wawona back to start (33rd Ave). Run second loop at 34th Ave & Wawona, drop down through barricade to Stern Grove, run entire west to east length of grove, left uphill and exit Stern Grove. Turn left at 19th Ave, left/downhill on Wawona and back to 33rd Ave and finish.

Course Map:

Printable Map


SternGrove4m2014

 

May
3
Sun

START/FINISH:

Near reservoir at Galewood Circle & Clarendon Avenue

Course Description

Challenging 4 mile loop around Twin Peaks with spectacular views. Complete inside reservoir counter-clockwise loop; exit downhill onto Clarendon, left onto Laguna Honda and run uphill to Woodside Ave. Continue up Woodside Ave past the gas station. Run uphill/downhill on Twin Peaks Blvd then left and run  uphill/downhill on Clarendon and finish inside reservoir.

Course Map

Printable Map

TwinPeak4M
Aug
9
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.

* 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.

Printable Map
LakeMercedHalfMarathon2017
Aug
30
Sun

Fees

$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.

Course Description

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.

Aid Station

There will be a well-stocked aid station with water, electrolyte drink, and snacks at the completion of each lap.

Awards

Ribbons to all finishers. Trophies to the top 3 male/female runners who complete the most laps.

Course Map

TBD

 

Oct
4
Sun

Both races start at 9am; course closes at 11:00am for both races.

Course Description

Run one or two 4.5 mile clockwise loops around the lake staying entirely on jogging/pedestrian path.

Course Map

Printable Map
Course Map for Lake Merced Single Loop