Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events


August 2011 Calendar

Aug 2nd:  Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers monthly meeting, 6:15p.m. at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, www.canyonkeepers.org.  Gary Noy will speak on “The Illuminated Landscape:  A Sierra Nevada Anthology”.

Aug 4th:  Little Bald Mountain Loop Hike (seniors), www.motherlode.sierraclub.org.  Contact Rich at 916-485-3580 or Richard.Jones19@surewest.net

Aug 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th:  Bella Fiore’s Ladies American River bike ride, 9:00a.m.  Contact Leslie at 916-261-1297 or LAmsberry@aol.com, www.bicycleemporium.com.

Aug 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th:  Riding Lessons with Russ at Cool Hills Ranch, 10:00a.m. – noon, trail ride after.  Contact Russ at 503-550-4097.

Aug 6th:  “Off to a Great Start” 5K and 10K Fun Run/Walk at Garden Valley Park, 9:00a.m.  Event includes other activities and celebrates & benefits Breastfeeding Week.

Aug 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th:   Group Trail Training Runs, 7:30a.m., www.auburnrunningcompany.blogspot.com.

Aug 6th:  31st Squaw Valley Run (3.4 mile climb from base to High Camp), 9:00a.m., www.squawmountainrun.com.      

Aug 6th:  NATRC Competitive Trail Ride, Georgetown.  Contact Helen at 530-333-4364 or hsteenman@yahoo.com or www.natrcregion1.org.

Aug 6th – 7th:  Health & Fitness Expo at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., www.norcalallsports.com

Aug 7th, 14th, 21st:  Cool Cycling Club Breakfast Road Bike Ride, 9:00a.m.  Meet at ALT 3rd gate.  Contact John at 530-885-8661 or www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub.  Helmets required.

Aug 11th:  Cool Cycling Club Monthly Potluck Meeting at 6:30p.m., www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub.

Aug 11th:  Upper South Fork American River Cleanup Day, 9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.  Contact tyler@arconservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

Aug 13th – 14th:  Volunteer with Pacific Crest Trail Association at Echo Lake, 6:00a.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact Merrit at 916-285-1838 or mhoeh@pcta.org

Aug 14th:  Desolation Wilderness – Lyon’s Trailhead 10 Mile Hike with Tony Cervantes, 8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

Aug 14th – 18th:  Pt. Reyes Catered Horse/Rider Campout at Stewarts Ranch.  Contact DHA members Jeanne at cooltrails@hotmail.com or Carol at cwade2@comcast.net

Aug 16th:  Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting; 6:00p.m. – dinner, 7:00p.m. – meeting, www.gcer.org.

Aug 16th:  Victory Velo Basic Bicycle Maintenance & Roadside Repair, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact Isaac in advance at 530-885-3986 or inc123g@gmail.com.

Aug 18th:  Five Star Trails:  Lake Tahoe, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m. at Folsom REI.  Jordan Summers, author, talks about hikes in Desolation, Mt. Rose, Granite Chief, Mokelumne Wildnerness and the Pacific Crest Trail.  Preregister at 916-817-8944.

Aug 19th:  Pacific Crest Trail training hike, 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.  Register on-line at www.rei.com, Roseville event.

Aug 19th:  Auburn State Recreation Area Hike, 8:00a.m. – 10:00a.m.  Meet at the Confluence.  For info, www.sacramentotrailmix.com

Aug 20thFATRAC Try the Divide mountain bike ride, 9:00a.m. – noon.  Meet at Foresthill Divide Loop Trail.  Contact Craig at 916-212-9517 or cwilson@sanjuan.edu.    

Aug20th – 23rd:  Euer Valley – Jerry Tindell Trail Clinic – Catered Campout.  Contact DHA member Claudia at cbolton@northstarsls.org or 305-7013, www.jerrytindell.com.

Aug 20th:  Rattlesnake Ultra Marathon & Trail Race 30K/50K Runs, www.sierrapacificendurance.com or www.ultrasignup.com.

Aug 20th – 21st:  Volunteer with Pacific Crest Trail Association at Echo Lake, 6:00a.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact Merrit at 916-285-1838 or mhoeh@pcta.org

Aug 20th – 21st:  Lake Tahoe’s All Women’s Sport Camp – running, cycling, & stand up paddling with world class female athletes, www.allwomensportcamp.com.   

Aug 21st:  Run on the Sly 50K, 20m, 8m Run, www.ultrasignup.com.    

Aug 27th:  Taste of the Divide at Cool Feed and Ranch Supply.

Aug 27th:  “Red Hot Summer Dance Party” hosted by Friends of the Bayley House.

Aug 30th:   Victory Velo Intermediate Bicycle Maintenance & Roadside Repair, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact Isaac in advance at 885-3986 or inc123g@gmail.com.

Sep 3rd, 4th:  Camp Far West 30/50 2-day endurance ride, www.aerc.org.

Upcoming Events:

Sep 24th:  Sierra Nevada Endurance Runs 50m, marathon, 12k, www.www.ultrasignup.com.     

Oct:  Rescue Run 10K & 20K Fun Run benefiting Placer County Mountain Rescue Team, www.sierrapacificendurance.com.    

Oct 1st:  Gold Country Trail Runs 34Mi, 21Mi, 25K, 8Mi, www.sntrailruns.com.

Oct 1st:  The Coolest Ride and Tie; 25 – 18 – 13 – 5 Mile Ride & Tie.  Contact Frank or Linda at coolgalinda@sbcglobal.net

Oct 6th:  EDETF General meeting. 

Oct 8th – 9th:  Tevis 100 Mile in 1 Day Ride, www.teviscup.org.

Oct 14th:  Placer Farm & Barn Tour, info@visitplacer.com.               

Oct 15th:  Rock’n River 50 Mile Run, www.rocknriver50.com.

Oct 29th:  Jenkinson’s Lake Fall Trail Runs 34Mi/25.5Mi/17Mi/8.5Mi Runs, www.sntrailruns.com.

Nov 12th:  Folsom Pt. Trail Runs 50K/22Mi/25K/7Mi, www.sntrailruns.com.

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