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!
Start time: 9:00am
Parking Lot located at 21 Shelley Drive (the larger lot closer to Mansell, not the smaller lot near the amphitheater)
Two clockwise loops. Start at the Parking Lot located at 21 Shelley Drive (the larger lot closer to Mansell, not the smaller lot near the amphitheater). Exit the parking lot, turn right on Shelley Drive, right onto Mansell, and right on Shelley Drive West. Follow Shelley Drive to the start. Repeat loop.
Race start: 9:00am
Start/Finish: Mountain Lake Park path near 11th Ave & Lake St.
Run East on Mountain Trail, turn left running North beside Mountain Lake
Continue on under tunnel, bear right until 14th avenue, turn around at steel posts
Run North on Park trail, keep straight uphill, turn around at Golf General Store running back on Park trail
Turn left to pass under tunnel again, follow path beside lake
Turn left to head East on Mountain trail, run uphill, turning around before Arguello, return straight on path to start
*Kid’s Run starts after finish of 5K race.
Start Time: 9:00am
Start/Finish: Lower Baker Beach Parking Lot
Terrain: Asphalt, concrete/sand, gravel trail/wooden bridge/gravel trail
Course Description: Upon exiting lower Baker Beach parking lot, immediately turn left on Battery Chamberlin Rd and run up to and through upper parking lot. Exit through gate at far end and run east into short Battery section before completing .6 mile uphill climb. Run left (inside guard rail) along Lincoln Way. Just beyond Langdon Court (Street), take the left fork gravel trail and run the entire “new trail” section with wooden bridge. Do not exit onto asphalt pedestrian/bike lane leading to GG Bridge. Instead, turn around at end of trail and return the same way to finish.
Additional Parking is available in the upper parking lot off Battery Chamberlin Rd.
* Baby Strollers are not permitted for this race.
No DSE Run. Opportunity to enter Jim Tracy 5K to Defeat ALS
Start time: 9:00am
Start/Finish: Wawona near 33rd Ave
Run west on Wawona to 34th Ave, left onto Crestlake Street, left onto Sloat Blvd, left at 19th Ave and left/downhill on Wawona back to start (33rd Ave). Run second loop at 34th Ave & Wawona, drop down through barricade to Stern Grove, run entire west to east length of grove, left uphill and exit Stern Grove. Turn left at 19th Ave, left/downhill on Wawona and back to 33rd Ave and finish.
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.
- 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
- 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.
DSE will be taking a break to allow runners to participate in San Francisco’s iconic Bay to Breakers!
Start/Finish: Taraval and the Great Highway
Race start: 9:00am
Starting at Taraval st. run north on the Great Highway, transfer to Ocean beach promenade after Lincoln Way.
Remain on ocean-side sidewalk, running north uphill to Point Lobos Ave., run past Cliff house and Sutro Baths parking lot, turn left onto Lands End Trail.
Stay on trail for 1/3 of a mile, turning around at the Eastern Coastal Trail Overlook (viewing spot for the Golden gate Bridge and Baker beach).
Return to start via the same course.
No DSE Run – Opportunity to enter the Statuto Race in North Beach