Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

November Calendar


Nov 4:  Sport Anchors at Auburn State Recreation Area: Quarry Trail, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Nov 8:  Monthly meeting at Rio Linda Fire Station, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.org.

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

Nov 10:  Sacfit Marathon Taper Program, Carmichael, ultrasignup.com.

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

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

Nov 10:  Mountain Quarries Railroad Bed Hike.  Contact Charlene and Terry at (530)346-7032 or canyonkeepers.org.

Nov 11:  Open Schooling Horse Show at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, eldoradocountyfair.org.

Nov 12, 19, 26:  Auburn Hills 6-mile Hike from Railroad Park at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Nov 13:  Main Bar Loop Hike (seniors).  Contact Jim at (530)756-3973 or cramerjc@gmail.com or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Nov 14:  Olmstead Loop Day Hike (seniors).  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673, sierraclub.org/mother-lode or canyonkeepers.org.

Nov 14, 21, 28:  30 – 40-minute moderate road bike ride, often from Meadow Vista Park, sfcyclists.com.

Nov 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29:  Riverview (approximately 5 – 6-mile) Trail Run, meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Nov 16:  2018 Eastern Sierra Trails Coalition Annual Summit – Destination: Trails, at Western Nevada College.  Contact mrkkimbrough@gmail.com or tahoerimtrail.org.

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

Nov 16, 30:  Mountain Bike Ride at Hidden Falls, 8:30 a.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

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

Nov 17:  Meat Grinder 50k, 30k, ½ Marathon & 10k Runs, Newcastle, ultrasignup.com.

Nov 17:  Wakamatsu (site of the first Japanese colony in America in 1869) Historical Tour, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Nov 18:  12th Annual ½ Marathon & 5k Manda Runs to benefit Loomis Basin Education Foundation, visitplacer.com/events.

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

Nov 21:  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.

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.

Nov 25:  Women’s Intro to Mountain Biking – Level 1, at Folsom Lake SRA: Granite Bay, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Nov 28:  Day Hike at Greenwood Creek/Magnolia Ranch (seniors).  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Dec 8:  Uphill Challenge 1-mile Run/Walk, Foresthill Rd., ultrasignup.com or singletrackrunning.com.


Upcoming Months:


Dec 16:  Divide Horsemen’s Association Holiday Party, divideha.org.

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


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