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 – December 2019

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 [...]
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 [...]
DSE Membership Meeting/New Member Social @ Sports Basement Presidio
March 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
DSE Members, please join us at Sports Basement Presidio for our Spring Membership Meeting/New Member Social on Sunday, March 17, 10:30am-12noon, following the St. Patrick’s [...]
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 [...]
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 @ 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
General Membership Meeting @ Spreckel's Lake
September 15, 2019 all-day
The next general meeting will be at Spreckel’s Lake following the 5K and Kids Run. About 10:15-11:15am
Spreckels Lake 5K & San Franciscan Mile & Kid’s Run @ JFK Dr & 36th Ave (across from Spreckles Lake)
September 15, 2019 @ 8:45 am – 10:15 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! Registration for both races [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Presidio Cross Country 5K [Off-Road] & Kid’s Run @ Julius Kahn Playground
November 3, 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, [...]
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 [...]
Rainbow Falls Holiday 5K & Kids Run @ Golden Gate Park
December 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Rainbow Falls Holiday 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. [...]