Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

October 2011 Calendar

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 1st, 5th, 8th, 12th, 15th, 19th, 22nd, 26th, 29th: Riding Lessons with Russ Grossman at Cool Hills Ranch (Wed: 6:00p.m – dark, Sat:  9:00a.m. – noon).  Contact Russ at 503-550-4097.

Oct 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th: Auburn State Recreation Area Hike Series.  Meet at American River Confluence “Kiosk” area at 8:00a.m., www.sacramentotrailmix.com.

Oct 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th: Group Trail Training Runs, 7:30a.m., www.auburnrunningcompany.blogspot.com.

Oct 4th: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers Monthly Meeting, 6:15p.m. at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, www.canyonkeepers.org.

Oct 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th: “Training Hill” hike series, www.sacramentotrailmix.com.  Meet at American River Confluence at 6:00p.m.

Oct 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th: Bella Fiore’s Ladies American River Bike Ride at Beal’s Point, 8:00a.m.  Contact Leslie at 916-261-1297 or LAmsberry@aol.com, www.bicycleemporium.com.

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

Oct 8th: Bayley House Barn Sale, 8:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.

Oct 8th: Smith Lake Desolation Wilderness Hike.  Contact Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531, www.sierraclub.org.

Oct 8th: Saturday South Shore Out My Back Door Hike, 8:00a.m. – 4:00a.m., www.tahoerimtrail.org.

Oct 9th: ARC Knickerbocker Ranch Hike, 9:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

Oct 13th: 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.

Oct 13th: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation General meeting at Greenwood Community Center, 6:30p.m. –  potluck & 7:00p.m. –  meeting, www.edetf.net.

Oct 13th: Cool Cycling Club Monthly Potluck Meeting at 6:30p.m., www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub.

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

Oct 15th: Rock’n River 50 Mile Run, www.rocknriver50.com, WS100 qualifier.

Oct 15th: FATRAC 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.

Oct 15th – 16th: Fall Horsemanship Clinic at Cool Hills Ranch.  Contact Russ at 503-550-4097.

Oct 18th: Gold Country Endurance Riders Monthly Meeting; 6:00p.m. – dinner, 7:00p.m. – meeting, www.gcer.org.

Oct 22nd: Gold Country Trail Runs 34m/21m/25K/8m Run, www.sntrailruns.com.

Oct 22nd: ARC Poles for Hiking & Outdoor Exercise Field Seminar & Hike, Jayah Faye Paley instructor.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

Oct 22nd: UC Davis Horse Day, www.animalscience.ucdavis.edu/horsebarn.  Subjects covered include:  conformation, reproduction, nutrition, emergency medicine, saddle fitting, basics of farrier work … and more.

Oct 23rd: Intro to Backcountry Skills Class at Hidden Falls Regional Park, 8:30a.m.  Preregister at www.rei.com.

Oct 26th: Greenwood Creek Loop Hike (South Fork American River), 10:00a.m.  Contact Sheila at 886-0673, www.sierraclub.org.

Oct 27th: Victory Velo Intermediate Bicycle Maintenance & Roadside Repair, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact Isaac in advance at 885-3986 or inc123g@gmail.com.

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

Oct 29th – 30th: Wilderness First Aid Class with Wilderness Medicine Institute at Sacramento REI, 9:00a.m.  Preregister at www.rei.com.

Upcoming Events:

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

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

Feb 25th:  American Canyon 15K/25K/50K Ultra Marathon & Trail Race, www.ultrasignup.com.

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