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!

Aug
4
Sun
2024
Sweeney Ridge Trail 5K
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start/Finish: S/F Skyline College at the Notch Trail trailhead. See Directions below.

Course Description
Race starts at 9:00am

A challenging trail race on the Notch Trail and Sweeney Ridge Trail from Skyline College south to the Nike Missile Control Site and back. Runners will see beautiful views above Pacifica on a clear day.
notes: possibly no bathrooms available, steep stairs on trail

Directions
GPS or use a map to get to the intersection of Skyline Blvd (35) and College Drive in San Bruno. Signs on Skyline Blvd will direct you to Skyline College entering on College Drive. Driving west on College Dr turn left at the T intersection just before the track at the entrances to Skyline College.Then take the next left into Parking Lot A. Registration will be in Parking Lot A and the run starts a short distance away up from Parking Lot B.

Course Map

2017 Sweeney Ridge trail 5kPrintable Map

Aug
18
Sun
2024
San Bruno Mountain Saddle Trail 5K [Off-Road]
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Parking
There is a $6 fee to park inside the park grounds. We encourage runners to carpool and split the cost of the parking fee. Dogs are not allowed inside the park.
Alternate Parking Location: There is street parking along Crocker Avenue just prior to South Hill Blvd. and a trail entrance on Crocker. It is approximately .8 mile from this entrance to the race staging area so please allow sufficient time to reach the start. We will not delay the race start if you are late. To reach this location, turn onto Crocker Avenue from Mission Street and drive approximately 1 mile (note that it is a steep, winding road). If you are driving southbound on Mission Street, you will make a left turn onto Crocker; if driving northbound on Mission, you will make a right turn onto Crocker. DO NOT PARK ANYWHERE ALONG GUADALUPE CANYON PARKWAY OR YOU WILL BE TICKETED/TOWED.

Start time: 9:00am
Cumulative Elevation gain: ~300ft

Start/Finish: Picnic area near the main entrance at 555 Guadalupe Canyon Parkway. The start will be on the grass field facing toward the green water fountain on the Southern part of the field. The finish will be on the same grass field across from the tree on the North end of the field. Runners will cross the finish line heading west.

Course Description: Run down the field and exit through the area between the water fountain and the first tree to its left. Once off the field, take an immediate right on the path and then another right onto the Day Camp Service Road. Follow the path up until the turnaround. On the way back down, take a right and run through the Edward Bacciocco, Jr. picnic area heading west toward the exit to Old Guadalupe Trail. Head Southwest on Old Guadalupe Trail (asphalt section) and then take a right onto Saddle Loop Trail. Follow Saddle Loop Trail to the finish back at the starting picnic area.

Aug
24
Sat
2024
Walt Stack DSE Double Dipsea
Aug 24 all-day

DSE is once again partnering with Brazen Racing to help manage the growing popularity of the race and the increasing demands of permitting agencies, all for the purpose of ensuring this race continues to be available for many years to come.

New as of 2015 – To improve the safety of all participants, headphones and trekking poles will not be allowed on the course. Please visit the Brazen Racing Double Dipsea Site for more details.

Course Description

It begins at Stinson Beach, runs the length of the Dipsea Trail to Mill Valley then back to Stinson Beach. Epic views, adventures — and lots of stairs — await you!

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Sep
15
Sun
2024
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

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Sep
22
Sun
2024
San Pedro Park Trail 5K, Kids Run & Member Picnic
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am

Start/Finish: San Pedro Park. Near 600 Oddstad Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044

Note: 10am Start Time *

Kids Race will follow the finish of the 5K race
Members Only Picnic will follow finish of Kids Race

Parking fees inside the park are $6, otherwise there is street parking in the adjacent neighborhoods; please be courteous and mindful of local regulations. Do not park in the church parking lot!

More information at San Pedro Valley Park Website.

Course Description
Course is a hilly trail run for the first mile with tricky technical rocky trail running and fire trail roads.

Race starts near volleyball court on footpath beside restrooms.
Run North across footbridge, turn left on Weiler Ranch Rd trail.
Run West approx 500ft to cone turnaround.
Run back East bearing left up onto Valley View Trail.
Follow trail up and back down to Weiler Ranch Rd trail.
Turn Sharp left on Weiler Ranch Rd trail.
Run East turning around at “Loop”.
Stay on Weiler Ranch Rd trail back towards Picnic Area.
Turn Left to finish back at Picnic area.

Course Map

Oct
6
Sun
2024
McLaren Park Shelley Drive 5K
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start time: 9:00am

Start/Finish:
Large parking lot located at 21 Shelley Drive (the larger lot closer to Mansell, not the smaller lot near the amphitheater)

Course Description
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.

 

Course Map

 

Oct
20
Sun
2024
Presidio Wall 5K [Off-Road]
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Race start time: 9:00am

Start/Finish: Grass lawn adjacent to Presidio Wall Playground (near Pacific and Spruce Avenue).

Course Description
Start and finish on the grass lawn adjacent to Presidio Wall Playground (near Pacific and Spruce Avenue). Exit grass area, complete counter-clockwise Presidio Wall rectangular loop, right onto W. Pacific Avenue trail. Prior to Arguello Boulevard, complete mini-clockwise half-arc loop before turning left onto northbound (downhill) straightaway and exit trail onto asphalt surface. Turn around at stop sign, reverse direction and return to W. Pacific Avenue. Travel downhill (eastbound), complete clockwise Presidio Wall loop before finishing on the grass.

Course Map

Printable Map

Presidio XC 5K Course Map
Dec
8
Sun
2024
Baker Beach 5K
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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.

Course Map

Printable Map

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