DSE hosts more than 40 races per year!

2018 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 or phone hotline at (415) 978-0837.

April – August 2018

McLaren Park 5K [Off-Road] @ Picnic area off of John F. Shelley Drive
April 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
McLaren Park 5K [Off-Road] @ Picnic area off of John F. Shelley Drive | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description Run east on trails towards Wilde Overlook/Inspiration Way, cross Shelley Drive at the stop sign and continue on the trails to Mansell Avenue. [...]
Great Highway 5K @ Taravel & Great Highway
April 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Great Highway 5K @ Taravel & 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 [...]
Folding Session @ Presidio Sports Basement
April 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Folding Session @ Presidio Sports Basement | San Francisco | California | United States
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 [...]
Stern Grove 4M @ 33 Ave & Wawona St.
May 6, 2018 @ 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 [...]
Mother’s Day Marina Green 5K & Kids Run @ Little Marina Green
May 13, 2018 @ 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 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Lindley Meadow XC 5K [Off-Road] @ 30th Avenue/Kennedy Drive, GGP | San Francisco | California | United States
Start/Finish 30th Avenue & Kennedy Drive Course Description Double 1.55-mile cross country loop traversing grass, dirt, trails. Course Map Print Map
Sierra Point 10K @ Sierra Point Marina
June 3, 2018 @ 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 [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #1 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
June 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #1 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Twin Peaks Loop 4M @ Midtown Terrace Playground
June 10, 2018 @ 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 [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #2 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
June 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #2 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Walt Stack DSE Double Dipsea @ Adjacent to Stinson Beach parking lot on Marine Way
June 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Walt Stack DSE Double Dipsea @ 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 and Kids Run @ Golden Gate Park
June 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Father's Day Rainbow Falls 5K and 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. [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #3 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
June 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #3 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Lake Merced Half Marathon & 4.5 Mile Run @ Lake Merced
June 24, 2018 @ 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 [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #4 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
June 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #4 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Golden Gate Park 10K @ Golden Gate Park
July 1, 2018 @ 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 [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #5 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
July 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #5 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Coastal Trail Challenge 10K [Off-Road] @ East Beach, Crissy Field
July 8, 2018 @ 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 [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #6 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
July 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #6 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Walt Stack 10K @ Big Marina Green (on the grass)
July 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Walt Stack 10K @ Big Marina Green (on the grass) | San Francisco | California | United States
START/FINISH: Marina Green grass (Marina Green Drive – between Avila/Fillmore) COURSE DESCRIPTION*: Run west along Marina Green Drive, right onto Marina Blvd., left along diagonal [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #7 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
July 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #7 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Golden Gate Park Cross Country 5K [Off-Road] @ Upper track of Polo Field
July 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Golden Gate Park Cross Country 5K [Off-Road] @ Upper 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 [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #8 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
July 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #8 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #9 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
August 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #9 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Windmill 10K @ Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park
August 5, 2018 @ 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. [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #10 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
August 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #10 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]
Rockaway Beach 5K @ Rockaway Beach Parking Lot
August 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Rockaway Beach 5K  @ 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 [...]
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #11 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced
August 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Summer Evening Race Series #11 @ Sunset Blvd. parking lot at Lake Merced | San Francisco | California | United States
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. [...]