DSE Race Schedule 

All races begin at 9:00am unless otherwise noted.  The Top Five male, female, and nonbinary finishers in each race win place ribbons.    

DSE Members receive pre-registration links by email at the beginning of each month.  A limited number of non-member pre-registrations are available for select races on Active.com (search for DSE Runners).  Walk-up race day registration may be available, space permitting.  Gold, Child, and Teen memberships include unlimited races.  Standard member race fee is $5.  Non-member race fee is $10.  Please bring exact change. Thank you!


Spreckels Lake 5K & Lightning Mile
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Two races in one! Join us for either a fast, downhill 1 mile race or a scenic 5K loop, or both!
Start time for the mile is 9:00am. The 5K will begin immediately after the completion of the 1 mile. Start/finish on JFK near 36th Avenue.

Registration for both races will be on John F. Kennedy Drive near 36th Avenue and Spreckles Lake.

1-Mile Race

  • Start Time: 9:00 am  — please arrive by 8:40 am to allow enough time to register and make your way to the start about a mile away.
  • Start Location: Kennedy Drive near Transverse
  • Finish Location: Kennedy Drive near Spreckles Lake
  • 1M Course Description: Run westbound (downhill) along Kennedy Drive from start to finish

Printable Map


5K Race

  • Start Time: After completion of 1-mile race, around 9:30 am.
  • Start/Finish Location: Kennedy Drive/36th Avenue near Spreckles Lake
  • 5K Course Description: Run westbound on Kennedy Drive, left onto Chain of Lakes dirt path, left onto ML King Drive pedestrian path, left onto Transverse Drive, left onto Kennedy Drive to downhill finish.