DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

2019 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.

April – December 2019

Great Highway 5K @ Taraval & Great Highway
April 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Great Highway 5K @ Taraval & Great Highway | San Francisco | California | United States
  Course Description Run northbound from sidewalk onto Great Highway pedestrian path and run eastbound. Turnaround prior to Lincoln Way and return to finish. Course Map [...]
Golden Gate Park 10K @ Golden Gate Park
May 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Golden Gate Park 10K @ Golden Gate Park | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description Run eastbound on Kennedy Drive, left onto East Conservatory Drive, complete East Conservatory Drive loop, then left back onto Kennedy Drive to McLaren [...]
Mother’s Day Marina Green 5K & Kids Run @ Little Marina Green
May 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Mother's Day Marina Green 5K & Kids Run @ Little Marina Green | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description START/FINISH: Yacht Harbor Parking Lot (Little Marina Green) STARTING TIME: Runners at 9:00 AM. Walkers are encouraged to start early COURSE DESCRIPTION: Run through [...]
Lindley Meadow XC 5K [Off-Road] @ 30th Avenue/Kennedy Drive, GGP
May 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Lindley Meadow XC 5K [Off-Road] @ 30th Avenue/Kennedy Drive, GGP | San Francisco | California | United States
Start/Finish Lindley Meadow (across from Spreckels Lake @ 30th Ave), GG Park Course Description Double 1.55-mile XC counter-clockwise loop traversing grass, dirt and trails. From [...]
Twin Peaks Loop 4M @ Midtown Terrace Playground
June 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Twin Peaks Loop 4M @ Midtown Terrace Playground | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Walt Stack DSE Double Dipsea 13.7 mile Handicap Race @ Adjacent to Stinson Beach parking lot on Marine Way
June 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Walt Stack DSE Double Dipsea 13.7 mile Handicap Race @ Adjacent to Stinson Beach parking lot on Marine Way | Stinson Beach | California | United States
DSE has managed this event on a purely volunteer basis for 44 years! DSE is once again partnering with Brazen Racing to help manage the [...]
Father’s Day Rainbow Falls 5K & Kids Run @ Golden Gate Park
June 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Father's Day Rainbow Falls 5K & Kids Run @ Golden Gate Park | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Candlestick Point 5K @ Candlestick Point
June 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Candlestick Point 5K @ Candlestick Point | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Coastal Trail Challenge 10K [Off-Road] @ East Beach, Crissy Field
June 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Coastal Trail Challenge 10K [Off-Road] @ East Beach, Crissy Field | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description Race starts/finishes at Little Marina Green, Yacht Road parking lot. Run west on Golden Gate Promenade.  Just beyond the Warming Hut, turn left and [...]
Waterfront 5K @ Sierra Point Marina
July 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am
Waterfront 5K @ Sierra Point Marina | Brisbane | California | United States
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 [...]
Land’s End 5K & Kid’s Run @ USSSF Monument parking lot
July 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Land's End 5K & Kid's Run @ USSSF Monument parking lot | San Francisco | California | United States
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, [...]
Windmill 10K @ Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park
July 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Windmill 10K @ Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park  | California | United States
Course Description Run eastbound up Kennedy Drive to intersection prior to McLaren Lodge (Kezar Drive/Second Barricade). Turnaround and return the same way back to finish. [...]
Rockaway Beach 5K & Kid’s Run @ Rockaway Beach Parking Lot
August 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Rockaway Beach 5K & Kid's Run @ Rockaway Beach Parking Lot | Pacifica | California | United States
Course Description Run southbound on beach promenade, left onto Rockaway Beach Blvd, right onto Nick Gust Way. Continue over footbridge. Veer right and begin paved [...]
Lake Merced Half Marathon & 4.5 Mile Run @ Lake Merced
August 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Lake Merced Half Marathon & 4.5 Mile Run @ Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Fort to Fort 10K @ Fort Mason Hill (near Great Meadow)
August 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Fort to Fort 10K @ Fort Mason Hill (near Great Meadow) | San Francisco | California | United States
Start/Finish: “Great Meadow” Fort Mason Hill lawn. Course Description: “Out & Back” – Complete 0.3m Great Meadows clockwise loop, exit onto Marina Blvd., continue right [...]
Sweeney Ridge Trail 5K @ Skyline College at the Notch Trail trailhead
August 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Sweeney Ridge Trail 5K @ Skyline College at the Notch Trail trailhead | San Bruno | California | United States
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 [...]
6-Hour Distance Classic @ South Side of Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park
September 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
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 [...]
Polo Field 5K @ South Side of Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park
September 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Polo Field 5K @ South Side of Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Spreckels Lake 5K & San Franciscan Mile & Kid’s Run @ JFK Dr & 36th Ave (across from Spreckles Lake)
September 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Spreckels Lake 5K & San Franciscan Mile & Kid's Run @ JFK Dr & 36th Ave (across from Spreckles Lake) | San Francisco | California | United States
Two races in one! Join us for either a fast, downhill 1 mile race or a scenic 5K loop or both! Check-in for the 1 [...]
Golden Gate Bridge Vista 10K [Off-Road] @ USSSF Monument (NE parking lot)
September 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Golden Gate Bridge Vista 10K [Off-Road] @ USSSF Monument (NE parking lot) | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description Complete clockwise loop, traverse the upper level of El Camino del Mar parking lot then downhill to Seal Rock/Clement. Turn right onto lower [...]
Single/Double Lake Merced Run 4.5M/9M @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
October 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Single/Double Lake Merced Run 4.5M/9M @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Candlestick Point 5K @ Candlestick Point
October 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Candlestick Point 5K @ Candlestick Point | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
San Pedro Park 10K/2M [Off-Road] @ San Pedro Park - North Walnut Picnic area
October 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
San Pedro Park 10K/2M [Off-Road] @ San Pedro Park - North Walnut Picnic area | Pacifica | California | United States
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 [...]
Great “Halloween” Highway 5K & Kids Run @ Great Highway
October 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Great "Halloween" Highway 5K & Kids Run @ Great Highway | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description Run northbound from sidewalk onto Great Highway pedestrian path. Turnaround prior to Lincoln Way and return to finish. *Kids Run (1/2 mile) begins [...]
Race TBD @ TBD
November 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Course Description Race course to be determined.   Course Map To be determined
Stern Grove 4M @ 33 Ave & Wawona St.
November 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Stern Grove 4M  @ 33 Ave & Wawona St.  | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Presidio Cross Country 5K [Off-Road] & Kid’s Run @ Julius Kahn Playground
November 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Presidio Cross Country 5K [Off-Road] & Kid's Run @ Julius Kahn Playground | San Francisco | California | United States
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, [...]
Baker Beach 5K @ Lower Baker Beach Parking Lot
December 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Baker Beach 5K @ Lower Baker Beach Parking Lot | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Sierra Point 10K @ Sierra Point Marina
December 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Sierra Point 10K  @ Sierra Point Marina | Brisbane | California | United States
  Start/Finish: Sierra Point Marina 400 Sierra Point Pkwy, Brisbane Course Description: Run southbound on paved Bay Trail, turnaround at Oyster Point and return to [...]
Golden Gate Park Cross Country 5K [Off-Road] @ Dirt track of Polo Field
December 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Golden Gate Park Cross Country 5K [Off-Road] @ Dirt track of Polo Field | San Francisco | California | United States
  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 [...]