Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

May 2012 Calendar

Live where you play!

May 1st: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:15p.m.  Celebrate history of Mountain Quarry Railroad Bridge with Mike Lynch – speaker, www.canyonkeepers.org.

May 1st: Auburn Overlook to Quarry Hike, www.canyonkeepers.org.

May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: Training Hill Hike, www.SacramentoTrailMix.com.  Meet at American River Confluence, 6:45p.m.

May 4th: Sierra Club Dinner & Full Moon Hike, Auburn State Recreation Area, www.sierraclub.org.  Meet at Streets of London Pub, Folsom 6:00p.m.  Contact Jeff at 916-548-7228 or jeffutberg@hotmail.com.

May 4th: Cool Cycling Club Monthly Social at American River Pizza & Grill at 6:30p.m., www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub/events.

May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th: Bella Fiore Ladies Cycling on American River Bike Trail, Beal’s Point.  Contact Niki at nikiart5@yahoo.com, www.bicycleemporium.com.

May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th: Auburn State Recreation Area Hike Series, 8:00a.m. at the American River Confluence, www.SacramentoTrailMix.com.

May 5th: Biscuits & Gravy Cook-off at Northside School, 8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m.  Benefits Hartsong Ranch Animal Sanctuary.  Tickets at the door or at Cool Feed.

May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th: Saturday horseback riding lessons with Russ, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact Russ at 530-305-1977 or russ@russgrossman.com.

May 5th: Competitive Trail Schooling Clinic, www.conilehrhorsemanship.com.  Contact Coni at 530-210-5310 or conilehrhorsemanship.com.

May 6th: Cronan Ranch Day (Horseback) Ride, www.goldcountrytrailscouncil.org.

May 6th: American Competitive Trail Horse Association Pot of Gold Ride, Cool.  Contact Coni at 530-210-5310 or conilehrhorsemanship.com.

May 8th: Sierra Club Loon Lake to Bassi Falls Hike, www.sierraclub.org.  Contact Mike at 916-966-0531 or greatstuff959@hotmail.com.

May 12th: Sierra Club SOFAR Trail Hike (Salmon Falls Bridge to Cronan Ranch), www.sierraclub.org.  Contact Mike at 916-966-0531 or greatstuff959@hotmail.com.

May 12th: Annual DHA Spaghetti Feed, www.divideha.org.  Pilot Hill Grange, 5:30p.m.

May 12th: Jenkinson Lake Trail Runs, 34M/25.5M/17M/8.5Mile Runs, www.sntrailruns.com.

May 12th: Gold Country Century – Auburn, www.goldcountrycentury.com.

May 12th: Tour de Cure Bike Ride, Roseville.  Rides designed for all levels, www.Tour.Diabetes.org.

May 12th: Fleet Feet Dirty Secret Trail Run 5.8Mile/10.3Mile, www.dirtysecrettrailrun.com.

May 12th: Spring Fling & Foresthill Divide Loop Trail work day, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  www.fatrac.org.  Contact Craig at 916-212-9517 or cwilson@sanjuan.edu.

May 12th: WS100 trail work day at Pucker Point.  RSVP to trails@ws100.com.

May 12th: Gold Country Century Bike Ride, www.goldcountrycentury.com.

May 15th: Gold Country Endurance Riders meeting at Joe Caribe Bistro in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting), www.gcer.org.

May 16th, 17th: Wilderness First Aid Course, www.tahoerimtrail.org.  Contact Shannon at 775-298-0235 or shannons@tahoerimtrail.org.

May 19th: Wakamatsu Colony Festival 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., 941 Cold Springs Road, Gold Hill.  For more information, www.arconservancy.org.

May 19th: Divide Horsemen’s Association Annual Tack Sale, Hwy 49 & Meadowview Acres, www.divideha.org.

May 19th: Cow Horse Clinic at LBHA in Loomis.  Contact Tim Thomas at 530-889-8676 or lbha@vfr.net.

May 19th: Sierra Club Cronan Ranch Loop Hike, www.sierraclub.org.  Contact Jack at 916-944-4942.

May 19th: WSTF Fun Ride.  Contact Terryl at 530-852-2111 or hraflame@hotmail.com.  20 Mile Ride one-way or 12 Mile Ride out/back.  Entry form on www.teviscup.org.

May 19th: Coloma River Run 5K/10K/10Mile, www.jdrf.org.  Contact eplanzer@jdrf.com or 916-920-0790. Proceeds help funding for research to cure diabetes.

May 19th: Placerville Historic El Dorado Trail Run 13.1M/10K/5K, www.tctruns.com.

May 20th: Auburn Half, Triathlon, and Duathlon,  www.auburntriathlon.com.

May 20th: Motherlode Century Bike Ride, Lotus.  3 routes: 31/67/100 Miles, www.motherlodecentury.com.

May 23rd: Sierra Club Robie Point Firebreak Trail Hike (seniors section), www.sierraclub.org.  Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673.

May 26th -28th: WS100 Memorial Weekend Training Run, last 70 miles.  Preregister at www.ws100.com.

May 27th: Annual Dru Barner Fun Ride, www.edetf.net.  Choose from 5 mile – 12 mile loop – 20 mile loop, followed by a tri-tip dinner.  Entry forms are on the website.

May 30th: Sierra Club Lake Clementine Trail Hike (seniors section), www.sierraclub.org. Meet at the American River Confluence area, 9:30a.m.

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

Jun 3rd: Auburn Century – the Wildest Ride in the West 40/70/110/140 Mile Rides, www.wildestride.com.

Jun 8th – 10th: Western States Horse Expo, www.horseexpo.com.

Jun 9th: Gold Rush Rides, Century/Metric/Half Metric Bike Rides, www.folsomcyclebration.com.

Upcoming Events:

Jun 16th: Annual BBQ, www.edetf.net.

Jun 16th: 37th Sierra Century, Plymouth, www.sierracentury.org.

Jun 21st: Western States Ultra Runners & Movie Premier “Unbreakable”, www.squawvalleyinstitute.org.

Jul 14th: Gold Country 50/30 Mile Endurance Ride, www.gcer.org.

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

July 21st: Eppie’s Great Race: Run 5.82 Miles, Bike 12.5 Miles, Paddle 6.35 Miles, www.eppiesgreatrace.org.

Aug 4th: Tevis Cup Ride.

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

Sep 9th: K2 Summit Auburn SRA, www.insidetrail.com.

Sep 22nd: www.tahoesierracentury.com

Oct 12th: UC Davis Horse Day.

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

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