DSE Race Schedule 

All races begin at 9:00am unless otherwise noted.  Race check-in/race day registration begins 45 minutes prior to race start.  Course details are subject to race day modifications based on weather, construction, and other factors.

Gold, Child, and Teen memberships include unlimited races.  Standard member race fee is $5.  Non-member race fee is $10.  Thank you!

Golden Gate Bridge Vista 10K [Off-Road]
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Race start time: 9:00am

Start/Finish: Upper level of El Camino del Mar parking lot

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 Land’s End Trail and continue running east past Eagles Point. Exit left, downhill on El Camino del Mar.  Take lower fork at 30th Avenue staying on El Camino del Mar which merges into Lincoln Blvd. Turn left at Bowley and right into Baker Beach parking lot. Turn right onto Battery Chamberlain Rd., downhill and thru entire lower parking lot. Continue running east thru the battery section of Baker Beach then right uphill on dirt /gravel path to Lincoln. Turnaround at top of  Sand Ladder. Reverse direction and run back to finish.

Course Map



Kennedy Drive 8K
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start/Finish: South side of Polo Field on Middle Drive in Golden Gate Park

Race start: 9:00am

Course Description:
Run (uphill) eastbound on Middle Drive, turn onto Overlook Drive (path), left at Transverse and right onto Kennedy Drive. Run eastbound on Kennedy Drive to barricade at Kezar Drive. Turn around at Barricade and return same way to finish.

Course Map:

Spreckels Lake 5K & San Franciscan Mile
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Two races in one! Challenge yourself with a moderately uphill 1 mile race, a scenic 5K loop or both!

1M Couse Description and Map
Start: Kennedy Drive near Spreckels Lake, Golden Gate Park
Finish: Kennedy Drive near Transverse Drive

Run eastbound (uphill) along Kennedy Drive from Spreckels Lake to Transverse Drive.


5K Course Description & Map
Start/Finish: Kennedy Drive near Spreckels Lake
Run https://dserunners.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/placeholder-vertical-1.jpgtbound on Kennedy Drive, left onto Chain of Lakes dirt path, left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Drive pedestrian path, left onto Transverse Drive,   left onto Kennedy Drive to downhill finish.

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Rainbow Falls Holiday 5K & Kids Run
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start Time: 9:00am

Start/Finish: JFK Dr. & Transverse Dr.

Kid’s run starts after finish of 5K race

Course Description
Run eastbound on Kennedy Drive.
Right turn (uphill) onto Stow Lake Drive.
Run to Turnaround cone (.06m)
Reverse directions, right back onto Kennedy Drive.
Run east up Kennedy Drive to McLaren Lodge. Turnaround at Barricade at Kezar Drive, start back and turn right on East Conservatory Drive. Run up and around East Conservatory Drive then back onto Kennedy Drive and return https://dserunners.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/placeholder-vertical-1.jpgtbound to finish.

Course Map

Windmill 10K
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Start time: 9:00am

JFK Drive & Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park

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.

Course Map

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