Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

August Calendar

 

Aug 4:  1st Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival at Cool Community Hall, 7 p.m., friendsoftheriver.org.  Mee Mah’s Mediterranean Grill Food Truck serving at 6:30 p.m.

Aug 7:  Monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center on Maidu Drive in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45 p.m., meeting 6:15 p.m.), canyonkeepers.org.  Barney Swan: The Antarctica Experience.  The first person to ski to the South Pole powered by renewable energy will be the speaker.

Aug 8, 23, 29:  Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation Watershed Restoration Workdays in El Dorado National Forest, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Volunteers Wanted!  Email Kaitlin@sierranevadaconservation.org for more information.

Aug 8:  Traversing Snowfields and Dodging Wildfires: A 2017 PCT hike, 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Berkeley REI, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 9:  Monthly meeting in Rio Linda, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.org.

Aug 10, 24:  Mountain Bike Ride at Hidden Falls, 9 a.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

Aug 11:  Robie Point Fuel Break Hike in Auburn, 8:30 a.m.  Contact Charlene or Terry at (530)346-7032 or canyonkeepers.org.

Aug 11:  Marlette 50 k & 10-mile Runs at Lake Tahoe, ultrasignup.com.

Aug 11, 12:  Cool Moon 100-mile, 100 k, 50-mile, 25-mile (Saturday), 13.5-mile, 11.5-mile, 5 k (Sunday) Trail Races in Cool, ultrasignup.com and coolmoontrailraces.com.

Aug 11, 14, 25, 28:  Echo Summit Workday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

Aug 13, 20, 27:  Auburn Hills Hike: Intermediate at Railroad Park in Auburn, 6 – 8 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Aug 14:  Day Hike at Granite Chief, meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events.

Aug 15:  Hands-on Camp Stoves & Water Filtration, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Concord REI, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 15:  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.

Aug 15:  Divide Horseman’s Association monthly meeting at GRD Community Center in Greenwood (potluck 6:30 p.m.; meeting 7 p.m.), divideha.org.

Aug 15, 22, 29:  Riverview Trail (5 – 6-mile) Runs, 7 – 10 a.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Aug 16:  A Literary History of the Sierra Nevada, presented by Sheila Toner and Sue Barella, 6 – 7 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 16, 23, 30:  Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate (Advanced/Experienced Intermediate) in Auburn, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Aug 18:  Castle Peak 100k Run in Truckee, ultrasignup.com.

Aug 18:  Carina Kool Trail Marathon at Sly Park, 50 k, 18-mile, 13.1-mile, 8.5-mile, 10 k & 5 k Runs, tctruns.com.

Aug 18:  Robinson Flat 35 k, 50 k Trail Runs at Tahoe National Forest, calendar.ultrarunning.com.

Aug 18, 19:  Backpack trip to Granite Chief Whiskey Creek/5 Lakes Trail/Shanks Cove Trail.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 19:  Xterra Lake Tahoe 5 k & 10 k events at Incline Village, ultrasignup.com.

Aug 22:  Reborn on the Run: My Journey from Addiction to Ultramarathon, 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Concord REI, rei.com/outdoorschool.  Catra Corbett, speaker.

Aug 22:  Low water South Fork American River Cleanup, 3 – 5 p.m.  Contact stewardship@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 24:  Day Hike to Independence Lake, north of Truckee Highway 89, meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events.

Aug 24:  Birds, Falls & Views Educational Hike, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

Aug 25:  Backpack or Camp Robinson Flat (One Night), meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Aug 26:  Day Hike to Lyons Lake, meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events.

Aug 31:  Acorn Creek Trailhead Maintenance Work Day.  Preregister at stewardship@arconservancy.org or call 621-1224 x 25.

Sep 1, 2:  Camp Far West 30/50-mile Endurance Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area, aerc.org.

Sep 4:  Monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center on Maidu Drive in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45 p.m., meeting 6:15 p.m.), canyonkeepers.org.

Sep 8:  A 4 – 5-mile hike along the North Fork of the American River to/back the North Fork Dam.  Meet at the Confluence at 8:30 a.m., canyonkeepers.org.  Contact Charlene or Terry at (530)346-7032.

Sep 8, 9:  Tahoe 100 k & 25 k Runs at Lake Tahoe, ultrasignup.com.

 

Upcoming Months:

 

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

Sep 23:  The Great Auburn Obstacle Race at Auburn Regional Park, auburnrec.com.

Oct 6:  Coolest Ride and Tie & Equathon, rideandtie.org.  Contact susansmythjackson@gmail.com or 916-316-2096.

 

 

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