Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

February 2012 Calendar

Feb 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th: Bella Fiore Ladies Cycling Club Friday morning rides at Beale’s Point.  Contact Leslie at 916-261-1297 or LAmsberry@aol.com beforehand.

Feb 4th: 34th Annual Jed Smith Ultra Classic 30K/50K/50M Run, www.ultrasignup.com.

Feb 4th: Sierra Club Training Hill Loop Hike.  Contact Mike at 916-966-0531 or greatstuff959@hotmail.com for more information.

Feb 4th: Gold Country Wildlife Rescue Orientation & Training at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 9:30a.m. – 2:30p.m., www.goldcountrywildliferescue.org.

Feb 4th: Saturday (horseback riding) lessons with Russ – No Hands Bridge, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact Russ at 530-305-1977 or russ@russgrossman.com.

Feb 5th: Moonlight Snowshoe Tour at Northstar, www.northstarattahoe.com.

Feb 5th: Sierra Club Ruck-A-Chucky Area Day Hike.  Call Jack at 916-944-4942 for more information.

Feb 9th – 13th: UC Davis (Equine) Reproduction Short Course,


Feb 10th: Cool Cycling Club Monthly Social at American River Pizza & Grill at 6:30p.m., www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub.

Feb 11th: Saturday (horseback riding) lessons with Russ – Arena Work, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact Russ at 530-305-1977 or russ@russgrossman.com.

Feb 11th: American Canyon Ultra & 15K/25K/50K Trail Races, www.ultrasignup.com or www.sierrapacificendurance.com.

Feb 11th: Western States Trail work day – Cal 1 (Dardannelles)/Cal 2 (Peachstone).  Contact trails@WS100.com beforehand.

Feb 11th: Sierra College Cross Country Ski at Royal Gorge.  Contact Stan at 916-393-5373 or geezenski2@sbcglobal.net for more information.

Feb 11th: FATRAC Auburn SRA Trail Work – Culvert Trail, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact jminn8086@gmail.com or 530-269-2556.  Sponsored by REI.

Feb 15th: Sierra Club Snowshoe Hike.  Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673 for more information.

Feb 15th: Divide Horseman’s Association general meeting/potluck at Greenwood Community Center, 6:30p.m., www.divideha.org.

Feb 18th: Saturday (horseback riding) lessons with Russ – Ride to Auburn & back, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact Russ at 530-305-1977 or russ@russgrossman.com.

Feb 18th: Western States Trail Training Run, www.WS100.com/training.htm.

Feb 18th: El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol Ski & Snowshoe – Carson Pass, www.ednsp.org.

Feb 18th: Folsom South Side 38M/50K Trail Run, www.ultrasignup.com.

Feb 22nd: Sierra Club Quarry Trail Day Hike (seniors).  Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673 for more information.

Feb 25th: Cool Trail Runs, 34M/21M/25K/10K, www.sntrailruns.com.

Feb 25th: Robert & Linda Mathis Memorial Run at Auburn Overlook, 9:00a.m.  Contact Jennifer at jendicus@msn.com or 503-936-6344 for more information.  BBQ after.

Upcoming Events:

Mar 9th, 10th:  AERC National Convention at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, www.aerc.org.

Mar 10th:  Way Too Cool 50K.

Mar 10th, 11th:  Foresthill Sled Dog Winter Classic Races, 8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.foresthillchamber.org/index.php.

Mar 11th:  Cool Mtn. Bike Race.

Mar 20th:  Park Advocacy Day 2012.

Mar 20th:  Gold Country Endurance Riders meeting at Joe Caribe Bistro in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting)  www.gcer.org.

Apr 7th:  American River 50 Mile Endurance Run, WS qualifier.

Apr 14th:  15th Annual California State Park Foundation Earthday Restoration & Cleanup, presented by PGE.

Apr 22nd:  Auburn Endurance Capital Marathon.

Apr 25th – 29th:  Auburn Wild West Stampede Rodeo.

May 1st:  Sutter Auburn Faith (Bicycle) Criterium.

May 20th:  Auburn Triathlon.

May 26th -28th:  WS100 Memorial Weekend Training.

Jun 2nd:  Auburn Trails 34M/21M/25K/8Mile Runs.

Jul 14th:  Gold Country 30/50 Mile Endurance Ride.

Jul 21st, 22nd:  Tahoe Rim Trail 50K/50M/100M Endurance Run, www.race360.com.

Aug 4th:  Tevis.

Aug 4th, 5th:  Cool Moon 100M/24 hr/12 hr day/12 hr night/10K Runs.

Oct 13th:  Rock’n River 50 Mile & Trail Marathon.

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