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!

Jun
23
Sun
2024
Great Highway 5K
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start/Finish: Taraval and the Great Highway

Course Description:
Run 1.55 miles to Lincoln Boulevard and return the same way to finish.

Course Map

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GreatHighway5K-2015

Jun
30
Sun
2024
Lindley Meadow 5K
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start time: 9:00am

Start/Finish:
Kennedy Drive at 30th Ave.

Course Description
Double 1.55-mile cross country loop traversing grass, dirt, trails.

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LindleyMeadowXC5K

Jul
14
Sun
2024
Polo Field 5K & Kids Run
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Start/Finish: South side of Polo Field, Golden Gate Park

Start Time: 9:00am

Kids run is about 1/2 mile and begins after completion of the 5K. 
Start/Finish location is near start location of the 5K race.

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 onto Transverse Drive, right onto Overlook (dirt trail) and right onto Middle Drive to finish.

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PoloField5k2015

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.

Sep
8
Sun
2024
Mountain Lake Park 5K
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Race start: 9:00am

Start/Finish: west end of Mountain Lake Park

Course Description
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

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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.

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Sep
29
Sun
2024
Land’s End 5K
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start/Finish location:
USSSF Monument parking lot, end of El Camino Del Mar

Start time: 9:00am

Course Description:
Run from the USSSF parking lot south towards Point Lobos Ave., make sharp turn at Point Lobos Ave., run on Lands End Trail towards El Camino Del Mar, turnaround before Lincoln Highway and return.

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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.

 

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Oct
13
Sun
2024
Rockaway Beach 5K/12K
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Start/Finish:
Rockaway Beach Parking Lot
Dondee St & San Marlo Way
Pacifica, CA 94044

Start time: 9:00am

5K Course Description

Start at the Rockaway Beach parking lot near Dondee Street and San Marlo Way. Run southbound on beach promenade, left onto Rockaway Beach Blvd, right onto Nick Gust Way. Continue over footbridge. Veer right and begin paved bike path. Stay on path crossing through the Taco Bell parking lot to rejoin path. Turn around at Pedro Point Shopping Center and return the same way to finish.

12K Course Description 

Follow the 5K course above.  Once you are back at the start/finish area, run north along the paved trail parallel to Cabrillo Highway.  At the Calera Creek Recycling Plant, continue along the sidewalk on Cabrillo Hwy.  Veer left at Mori Point Road. Follow Old Mori Road trail to the water, then turn right.  Continue running along Beach Boulevard until the turnaround past Pacifica Pier. Turn around and run back the same way back to the start/finish.

5K Course Map

Course Map for Rockaway Beach 5k

12K Course Map