Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

March Calendar

 

Mar 8:  Monthly meeting in Rio Linda, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.com.

Mar 10:  Chanoko 50k, 31k & 5-mile Runs, Granite Bay, totalbodyfitness.com or ultrasignup.com.

Mar 10:  Cronan Ranch Hikes, 5 – 7-mile guided from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 10:  Digital Camera Basics taught by Betty Sederquist in the Coloma/Lotus area.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 10:  Gold Country Trails Council Spenceville Equestrian Day Ride, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 11:  Women’s Backcountry Navigation with map & compass at Sacramento Valley Conservancy: Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 11:  Total Body Fitness – Mountain Bike Showdown – Country Mountain Bike Racing, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 12, 19, 26:  Auburn Hills Hike: Intermediate, at Railroad Park in Auburn, 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Mar 14, 21, 28, Apr 4:    Riverview Trail 5 – 6-mile Run at 7 a.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Mar 15, 22, 29:  Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate (Advanced, Experienced, Intermediate), 6:30 p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Mar 16 – 18:  Golden State Dressage Show at Rancho Murieta, murietaequestriancenter.com/events.

Mar 17:  Ruck a Chuck 50k Run – Foresthill, singletrackrunning.com, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 17:  Wild & Scenic Film Festival, livefromAuburn.com or parc-auburn.org.

Mar 17 – 18:  Snow Camping 101, includes classroom session, snowshoeing 2 – 3 miles, overnight campout, tahoerimtrail.org.

Mar 18:  Photographers’ Outing – Shaeffer Summit Ascent at the Sutter Buttes, middlemountainhikes.org.

Mar 18:  Nevada City Dirt Classic Mountain Bike Race Series and Practices, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 21:  Divide Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting, divideha.org.  Janice Scott – Clinton Anderson “Ambassador”, speaker.

Mar 21:  Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting at Loomis Round Table Pizza (eat at 6 p.m.; meet 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.), lbha.us.  Introduction to Endurance & Limited Distance Riding with Kelly Williams Stehman, speaker.

Mar 21:  Empire Mine Day Ride with Back Country Horsemen Mother Lode Unit, bchcmlu.org.

Mar 21:  Cross-Country Ski Trip to Royal Gorge.  Contact Stan at 916-216-0923, sierraclub.org/motherlode.

Mar 22:  The Pacific Crest Trail – more than one way to do it at Sacramento REI, 7 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 23, Apr 6:  Mountain Bike Ride at Hidden Falls, 9 a.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling.

Mar 24:  Knickerbocker Canyon Trail Run, 35k, ½ marathon, 10k, 5k Runs, Auburn, ultrasignup.com, insidetrail.com.

Mar 24:  Tough Mudder Sacramento at the Gibson Ranch in Elverta, sacmag.com.

Mar 24:  Knickerbocker Creek 5-mile Guided Hike from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 24:  Essential Oils for a Home Apothecary & Natural First Aid Tips.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 24:  Total Body Fitness – Mountain Bike Sprint Triathlon, Granite Bay, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 24 – 25:  Western Dressage Clinic at Rancho Murieta, murietaequestriancenter.com/events.

Mar 25:  Total Body Fitness – Mountain Bike Championship Final Race, Granite Bay, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 27:  Birds of the Tahoe Basin Trail Talk, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

Apr 1:  Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills at Placer Land Trust: Taylor Ranch Preserve, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 4:  Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn (refreshments – 5:45 p.m.; meeting – 6:15 p.m.), canyonkeepers.org.  Speakers Jim and Linda will talk about their cross-country and international bicycle touring trips, and provide tips to planning future trips.

Apr 7:  American River 25-mile & 50-mile Endurance Run, Folsom, ar50mile.com

 

Upcoming Months:

 

Apr 11:  Everyday Trails Talk provides a panel of TRTA experts to assist in choosing the right trail destination for your next event, 6 – 7 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org., at El Dorado County South Lake Tahoe Library.

Apr 11 – 15:  69th Annual Arabian & ½ Arabian and 10th Annual Double Exposure Show at Rancho Murieta, murietaequestrianevents.com/events.

Apr 14:  Placerville Path Run, 13.1 mile, 10 & 5k Runs, tctruns.com.

Apr 14:  K2 Challenge Run, Auburn, singletrackrunning.com.  4 mph pace for 6 hours or “out”.

Apr 14 – 15:  Wilderness First Aid with Wilderness Medicine Class at TRTA office at Stateline in Nevada, tahoerimtrail.org.

Apr 15:  Salmon Falls 4 – 5-mile guided ranch hike near Salmon Falls Bridge, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org.

Apr 18:  Divide Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting, divideha.org.  Jeff Horn from BLM, speaker.

Apr 18:  Gold Country Trails Council Lone Grave Trail Workday, Nevada City, motherlodetrails.org.

Apr 18:  Escape from Prison Hill Trail Races – ½ marathon, 5 & 10k Runs in Carson City, tahoemtnmilers.org.

Apr 18:  The Shortest Straw: Search & Rescue in the High Sierra.  Based on his new book, Dean Rosnau – SAR professional, will give a presentation from 6:30 – 8 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 21:  American River Classic 50-mile Endurance Ride (and 25-mile limited distance ride), aerc.org.

Apr 21:  Folsom Lake 50k, 35k, 13.1 mile & 10k Trail Runs, insidetrail.com.

Apr 21:  Sierra Century 41, 65, 102 & 122-mile Bike Rides through El Dorado County, granfondo.com/events.

Apr 27 – 29:  Back Country Horsemen Ca Motherlode Unit Pack Clinic at Dru Barner Campground in Georgetown, bchcmlu.org.

Apr 28:  Bat Research Outing at the Sutter Buttes, middlemountainhikes.org.

Apr 28 – 29:  Canyons Endurance Runs – 100-mile, 50-mile & 25k, runscanyons.com, auburnendurancecapital.com.

May 2:  Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn (refreshments – 5:45 p.m.; meeting – 6:15 p.m.), canyonkeepers.org.  Speaker Ben Ransom, PCWA’s senior scientist will share photos of the aftermath of the King Fire.

May 12:  Trail Run at Sly Park, tctruns.com.

May 26 – 28:  Western States 100 Training Run, Robinson’s Flat to Auburn, wser.org.

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

Jun 23 – 24:  Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, wser.org.

Jul 29:  Pioneer Spirit 50 mile Run in Cool, singletrackrunning.com.

Sep 20 – 23:  Draft Horse Classic at Nevada County Fairgrounds, nevadacountyfairgrounds.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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