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 email@example.com or (530)621-1224.
Oct 13: Lake Tahoe – Rubicon Trail 9-mile Hike. Contact Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org, (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 email@example.com or (530)621-1224.
Oct 25: Pioneer Trail from 6-mile Hike from Lang’s Crossing with lunch at Lake Spaulding. Contact Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org, (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.
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 email@example.com 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.