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.

February – August 2019

DSE is taking a break to volunteer and allow runners to participate in the Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.
Rockaway Beach 5K @ Rockaway Beach Parking Lot
February 10, 2019 @ 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 [...]
Fort to Fort 10K @ Fort Mason Hill (near Great Meadow)
February 17, 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 [...]
Spreckels Lake 5K & Lightning Mile & Kid’s Run @ JFK Dr & 36th Ave (across from Spreckles Lake)
February 24, 2019 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am
Spreckels Lake 5K & Lightning 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 [...]
DSE is taking a break to allow runners to participate in the Chinatown YMCA Chinese New Year 5K/10K Run/Walk New Year Run: Year of the [...]
Windmill 10K @ Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park
March 10, 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. [...]
St. Patrick’s Day 5K and Kids Run @ Yacht Harbor Parking Lot (Little Marina Green)
March 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
St. Patrick's Day 5K and Kids Run @ Yacht Harbor Parking Lot (Little Marina Green) | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description Run west along Crissy Field/Golden Gate Promenade. Stay along path into Fort Point National Historic Site. Turnaround at orange cone and return same [...]
Rainbow Falls Headstart 2.75M @ Golden Gate Park
March 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Rainbow Falls Headstart 2.75M @ Golden Gate Park | San Francisco | California | United States
Special race timing and rules – see article in the March newsletter. Course Description S/F: Kennedy & Transverse Drive, Golden Gate Park Run east on [...]
Baker Beach 5K @ Big Marina Green (on the grass)
March 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Baker Beach 5K @ Big Marina Green (on the grass) | 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 [...]
Stern Grove 4M @ 33 Ave & Wawona St.
April 7, 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 [...]
DSE is taking a break to allow runners to participate in the Stowe Lake Stampede in Golden Gate Park.
Easter Roller Coaster 5K & Kid’s Run @ West End of Mountain Lake Park
April 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Easter Roller Coaster 5K & Kid's Run @ West End of Mountain Lake Park | San Francisco | California | United States
Course Description START/FINISH: 11th Ave & Lake St. Run eastbound on running path. At fork in road take dirt trail uphill on West Pacific Ave. [...]
Great Highway 5K @ Taravel & Great Highway
April 28, 2019 @ 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 [...]
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 [...]
DSE will be taking a break to allow runners to participate in San Francisco’s iconic Bay to Breakers!
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 [...]
DSE will be taking a break to allow runners to enter the Statuto Race in the North Beach area of San Francisco.
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. [...]
DSE will be supporting runners at the San Francisco Marathon with an aid station in Golden Gate Park.
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 [...]