Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

May Calendar


May 9:  Gold Country Trails Council (Cronan Ranch) Horseback Day Ride, motherlodetrails.org.

May 10:  Monthly meeting in Rio Linda, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.com.

May 10, 17, 24, 31:  Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate (Advanced, Experienced, Intermediate), 6:30 p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

May 11 – 13:  Jose Manuel Correia Lopes Working Equitation Clinic in Cool, (916)295-7116 or SandySmythTraining.com.

May 12:  Susan G. Komen Sacramento Valley More Than Pink Walk at Cal Expo, sacramento365.com.

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

May 12:  Tour de Lincoln road bike rides.  Four courses: 10-mile, 20-mile, 40-mile, 63-mile, granfondo.com/events.

May 12:  Magnolia Ranch Beginner Hike, 8 – 10 a.m., julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

May 12, 13:  Wilderness First Aid with NOLS & REI in Berkeley, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 12, 13:  Folsom Lake International Triathlon, Granite Bay, motherlodetrails.org.

May 13:  Celebrate your Mother!

May 13:  PEC Dressage Schooling Show Series at Wilton, sachorse.com.

May 14, 21, 28:  Auburn Hills Hike: intermediate, at Railhead Park in Auburn at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany.com/events.

May 15:  Ride the American River Parkway, 9 a.m., meetup.com/The-Sacramento-Haulin-Hoofs-Trail-Riders-Club/events.

May 16:  Divide Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting at GRD Community Center in Greenwood, (potluck 6:30 p.m., meeting 7 p.m.), divideha.org.  Susan Wirgler/horse trainer is the speaker.

May 16:  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.

May 16, 23, 30:  Riverview Trail 5 – 6-mile Run at 7 a.m. in Auburn, meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

May 17:  Fleming Meadows Day Ride in Pollock Pines with Back Country Horsemen Mother Lode Unit, bchcmlu.org.

May 17 – 20:  Brandi Lyons No Limits Horsemanship Clinic at Rancho Murieta, murietaequestrianevents.com/events, info@lyonsnolimits.com or (632)261-6352.

May 18, Jun 1:  Mountain Bike Ride at Hidden Falls, 9 a.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling.

May 18, 19:  61st Penn Valley Rodeo in Grass Valley, pvrodeo.com or (530)432-3333.

May 18 – 20:  Tevis Family Fun – Ride, Foresthill, motherlodetrails.org or teviscup.org.

May 19:  Redneck Spring 10-mile – 15-mile – 25-mile Ride & Tie along the Emigrant Trail.  Contact Jana at (530)474-4753 or janalydon@gmail.com.

May 19:  Women Veterans Alliance Red, White & Blue Fun Run in Orangevale, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Contact melissa@womenveteransalliance.org or (916)253-7357.

May 19:  Gold Country Challenge road bike rides: 18-mile to 100-miles, in Nevada City, granfondo.com/events.

May 19:  Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association Tack Swap at Loomis Basin Arena, lbha.us.

May 19:  Coloma River Run 5k, 10k and 10-mile Runs, ultrasignup.com.

May 19, 20:  Folsom Lake Mounted Trail Patrol Trail Trials in Granite Bay, motherlodetrails.org.

May 20:  Ride the Parkway.  Support the American River Parkway:  3 courses, 5-mile to 26+ mile bike rides, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Contact Jennifer at jfuss@arpf.org or (916)486-2773.

May 20:  Nevada City Dirt Classic Mountain Bike Race Series, motherlodetrails.org.

May 20:  Bat Spectacular: Evening Kayak Tour at Cosumnes River Preserve, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 20:  Apple Blossom Bike Tour in Placerville: ½ metric century & metric century, granfondo.com/events.

May 23:  Gold Country Trails Council Workday at Skillman Horse Camp in Nevada City, motherlodetrails.org or goldcountrytrailscouncil.org.

May 23:  Acorn Creek Trail Work Day, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., near Salmon Falls.  Contact Taylor at stewardship@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

May 24 – 28:  Sacramento County Fair at Cal Expo.

May 26:  Cronan Moonlight 3 – 5-mile Hike, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

May 26, 27:  Dru Barner Annual Equestrian Fun(d) Ride at Dru Barner campground in Georgetown, gdetf.com/fun-ride.

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

May 28:  8th Annual Wounded Veteran Run in Folsom:  3k, 5k, 10k and kid’s fun run.  Contact paulo@woundedveteranrun.org.

Jun 3:  Learn to Kayak class for seniors at Folsom Lake SRA, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 3:  Annual Equestrian Poker Ride Fundraiser at Skillman Campground in Nevada City, goldcountrytrailscouncil.org.

Jun 5:  Monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center on Maidu Drive in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45 p.m., meeting 6:15 p.m.), canyonkeepers.org.

Jun 5:  Author/speaker of “Five Star Trails Around Lake Tahoe” at Roseville, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 7:  Sophie Carrillo-Mandel will talk about life on a trail crew at various National Parks, for months at a time over a 7-year period in Sacramento, 7 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

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

Jun 9:  Olmstead Loop Hike, 8:30 a.m.  Contact Charlene or Terry at (530)346-7032 or canyonkeepers.org.

Jun 9:  REI Roseville members only Garage Sale, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 10:  Tahoe Rim Trail 26 – 32-mile training runs, ultrasignup.org.

Jun 15 – 17:  Wild West Pioneer Endurance Rides at Skillman Campground in Nevada City.  Contact Elicia at (707)498-7306 or wildwestendurance@gmail.com.


Upcoming Months:


Jun 14 – 17:  El Dorado Co Fair, Placerville.

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

Jun 30:  48th Annual Ride and Tie World Championships at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground, rideandtie.org.

Jul 1:  Run with the Ponies 32-mile, 20-mile and 13-mile and 7-mile Runs at Dru Barner Campground in Georgetown, coolmoontrailraces.com.  Hikers welcome.

Jul 7:  Gold Country Endurance Ride at Dru Barner Campground in Georgetown, gcer.org.

Jul 13 – 29:  California State Fair at Cal Expo.

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

Aug 11, 12:  Cool Moon Trail Runs in Cool, 5k – 100-mile, coolmoontrailraces.com.

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


























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