Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

March Calendar

Mar 1st: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation general meeting at Greenwood Community Center, 6:30p.m., www.edetf.net.  Speaker is Tom Peterson.

Mar 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th: Bella Fiore Ladies Cycling on American River Bike Trail, Beal’s Point.  Contact Leslie at 916-261-1297 or LAmsberry@aol.com.

Mar 2nd: Cool Cycling Club Monthly Social at American River Pizza & Grill at 6:30p.m., www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub.

Mar 3rd: Moonlight Snowshoe Tour, 5:00p.m., www.northstarattahoe.com/info/ski/moonlight_snowshoe_tours.asp.

Mar 3rd: Western States Trail work party – Hwy 49 to No Hands Bridge/Upper Pointed Rocks to No Hands Bridge.  Preregister at trails@ws100.com.

Mar 3rd: Sierra Club Cross Country Ski Royal Gorge.  Preregister with Stan at 916-393-5373 or geezenski2@sbcglobal.net.

Mar 3rd: Lost Trail Marathon & ½ Marathon/5K Runs at 8:00a.m. in Granite Bay, www.tbfracing.com.

Mar 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: Saturday horseback riding lessons with Russ, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact Russ at 305-1977 or russ@russgrossman.com.

Mar 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: Auburn State Recreation Area Hike Series, 8:00a.m., www.SacramentoTrailMix.com.

Mar 3rd: Free guided snowshoe hike to Martis Peak Lookout, 10:00a.m.  Contact jaimes@tahoerimtrail.org or 775-298-0012 for more information.

Mar 4th: Miners Ravine Trail Hike, 1:00p.m., www.meetup.com/Sierra-Foothill-Hikers.

Mar 4th: FATRAC Confluence Trifecta at ASRA, 8:00a.m. – noon.  Contact Jewel at 916-381-8031 or mamaoftwinboys@gmail.com.

Mar 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th: Auburn Recreation District Passport to Health: Foresthill Bridge to American River Confluence Hike, www.auburnrec.com.

Mar 9th, 10th: American Endurance Ride Conference National Convention at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, www.aerc.org.

Mar 9th: Cool Cycling Mountain Bike Ride at Cronan Ranch, 6:00p.m.  Meet at Pedro Hill Staging Area, www.meetup.com/coolcylingclub.

Mar 10th: 15th Annual Way Too Cool 50K Run, presented by Clif Bar, 8:00a.m., www.wtc50k.com (most popular U.S. 50K Run).

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

Mar 11th: Daylight Savings!!

Mar 11th: Cool Mountain Bike Race at the Olmstead Loop, www.auburnbikeworks.com.

Mar 13th: Sierra Club Bike Ride American River Bike Trail, Discovery Park – Watt Ave. (18-20 miles).  Preregister with Stan at 916-393-5373 or geezenski2@sbcglobal.net.

Mar 16th: Star Gazing Snowshoe Tours, 5:00p.m., www.northstarattahoe.com/info/ski/stargazing_snowshoe_tours.asp.

Mar 17th: FATRAC Try the Divide mountain bike ride, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m., sponsored by Auburn Bike Works.  Contact Craig at 916-212-9517 or cwilson@sanjuan.edu.

Mar 17th: ACTHA – Pot of Gold Ride, www.conilehrhorsemanship.com.  Coni Lehr Natural Horsemanship, 210-5310.

Mar 18th: Cross Country Ski Tahoe Donner.  Preregister with Stan at 916-393-5373 or geezenski2@sbcglobal.net.

Mar 20th: Park Advocacy Day 2012, www.calparks.org.

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

Mar 20th: Volunteer Workshop 3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.  Contact info@horsesforhealing.org or 887-9573.

Mar 23rd: Sierra College Natural History Museum Lecture: Native People of the Yosemite Region.  For more information, 916-660-7926 or www.sierracollege.edu/museum/lectures/index.html.

Mar 24th: FATRAC Auburn Trifecta, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact markjennb@cebridge.net.

Mar 24th: Western States Trail, trail work – El Dorado /Volcano Canyon Areas.  Preregister at trails@ws100.com.

Mar 25th: Robie Point to Tamaroo Bar Hike, 9:30a.m. – 2:00p.m.  Intermediate hike in Auburn Dam site area, led by Donna and Maria.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or 621-1224.

Mar 25th: 33rd Annual Fuzzy Wuzzy Open Schooling Horse Show at Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Arena.  Contact Cheryl at 916-202-7851 or mlaha@vfr.net.

Mar 25th: River City Marathon & ½ Marathon, 7:00a.m., www.rivercitymarathon.com.  Boston Marathon qualifier.

Mar 25th: Oregon Bar Hike on the North Fork of the American River, 10:00a.m., www.meetup.com/Sierra-Foothill-Hikers.

Mar 29th: Tevis Talks – with Julie Suhr, 6:00p.m. at the Auburn Gold Country Fairgrounds Tahoe Building.  Contact leighbacco@ymail.com or 530-889-8037.

Upcoming Events:

Apr 7th: American River 50 Mile Endurance Run, WS100 qualifier, www.ar50.com.

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.

Apr 28th: American River Classic 25/50 AERC Ride.

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.

Apr 14th: Cow Horse Basic Clinic at LBHA in Loomis.  Contact Ibha@vfr.net or Tim Thomas at 889-8676.

Apr 28th: 9th Annual Georgetown Nature Fest.

Jun 8th – 10th: Horse Expo.

Oct 12th: UC Davis Horse Day.

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

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