Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

October Calendar


Oct 6:  Tackling the Tahoe Rim Trail with your Horse, 3 – 4:30 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

Oct 7:  Heart of Cool Half Marathon, 10k, 5k Trail Runs, ultrasignup.com.

Oct 9, 16, 23, 30:  Interval Speed Training 6 – 9 p.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Oct 10:  Lake Clementine 5-mile Trail Hike.  Meet at the American River Confluence at 9 a.m.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or canyonkeepers.org.

Oct 11:  Monthly meeting at Rio Linda Fire Station, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.org.

Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29:  Therapeutic Qi-Gong, 11 a.m. – noon, auburnrec.com and nataliaroberti.com.

Oct 13:  Granite Head Trails & Ales 11.2-mile & 6.6-mile Runs in Granite Bay, fleetfeetsacramento.com.

Oct 13:  Euchre Bar Massacre 50-mile & 25-mile Runs, ultrasignup.com.

Oct 13:  Sac River 55k, marathon, 15k Trail Races, ultrasignup.com.

Oct 13:  Open Space Easy Tai Chi-Qigong at Wakamatsu Farm, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Register in advance with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 13:  Lake Tahoe – Rubicon Trail 9-mile Hike.  Contact Tracy at tecumseh2@att.net, (916)635-4730 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Oct 13, 14:  Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI at Sacramento Valley Conservancy, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 13, 14:  Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association Horse Shows, English & Western, lbha.us.

Oct 14:  Capture the Colors of Fall (with an iPhone and more!), 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  2-mile hike led by photo expert Steve Hale, at Spooner N. Trailhead, tahoerimtrail.org.

Oct 14:  Annual Club Ride & Picnic at Recreation Park in Auburn, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., sfcyclists.com.

Oct 17:  The Trail Running Film Festival in Auburn, sponsored by Western States Endurance Run, ultrasignup.org.

Oct 17:  Little Bald Mountain 4-mile Hike near Robinson Flat Campground.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Oct 17:  Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting at Loomis Round Table Pizza (eat at 6 p.m.; meeting 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.), lbha.us.

Oct 17:  Divide Horseman’s Association monthly meeting at GRD Community Center in Greenwood (potluck 6:30 p.m.; meeting 7 p.m.), divideha.org.

Oct 19, Nov 2:  Mountain Bike Ride at Hidden Falls, 8:30 a.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

Oct 20:  Marshall Gold Discovery 5k – 10k – 13.1-mile Runs, tctruns.com.

Oct 20:  Auburn Community Harvest Festival, visitplacer.com/events.

Oct 20:  29th Annual Placer County Bureau’s Harvest Hoedown in Lincoln, visitplacer.com/events.

Oct 20:  Member-Only Garage Sale at REI Sacramento, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 21:  Folsom Blues Breakout Half Marathon & 5k Runs in Folsom, folsomblueshalf.org.

Oct 25:  Mindful Movement: Intro to Yoga for Hikers, 5:30 – 8 p.m.  Register in advance at julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 25:  Pioneer Trail from 6-mile Hike from Lang’s Crossing with lunch at Lake Spaulding.  Contact Chris at fox_chris@att.net, (916)918-9510 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Oct 27:  Sierra Sport Climbing at Auburn SRA: Quarry Trail, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 27:  Penner Lake 6-mile Hike.  Contact Jack at (916)944-4942 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Oct 15, 22, 29:  Auburn Hills 6-mile Hike from Railroad Park at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Oct 31:  Happy Halloween!

Nov 3:  Rio Del Lago 100 Miler in Granite Bay, ultrasignup.com.

Nov 4:  Apple Hill Harvest Run, 9-mile – 3-mile – fun runs, applehillrun.org.  Benefits Camino Union School District.

Nov 8 – 11:  Cowpoke Fall Gathering in Loomis, visitplacer.com/events.

Nov 10:  Crab & Chowder Gala at the El Dorado Fairgrounds in Placerville, 6 – 10 p.m., eldoradocountyfair.org/gala.html.


Upcoming Months:


Nov 10:  American River Confluence 6-mile Hike.  Contact John at (916)616-1774 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Nov 16 – 18:  Mountain Mandarin Festival at the Auburn Fairgrounds, visitplacer.com/events.

Nov 17:  Trail Run at Sly Park: 50k, 18-mile, 13.1-mile, 8.5-mile, 10k & 5k Runs, tctruns.com.

Nov 18:  Fall Bird Watch at Knickerbocker Creek, 8 a.m. – noon.  Register in advance with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Nov 22:  Run Hunger off the Divide 5k and 10k Runs, ultrasignup.org.

Nov 22:  Run to Feed the Hungry 10k & 5k Run/Walk, benefits Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, runtofeedthehungry.com.

Nov 22:  Turkey’s Revenge 5k & 10k Runs at Beals Point, singletrackrunning.com.

Nov 23 – 25:  Gold Rush Pioneer Endurance Horseback Rides at Camp Far West, aerc.org.

Dec 9:  Uphill Challenge 1-mile Run/Walk, Foresthill Rd., singletrackrunning.com.

Dec 24:  Placerville Path Run, Jingle & Mingle 13.1-mile, 10k, 9-mile & 5k Runs, tctruns.com.




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