“Segment Trail Hike” registration is open for the Tahoe Rim Trail, tahoerimtrail.org. These single day hikes are scheduled between June and September.
Feb 11: American Canyon Trail to Cool Run. Carpool from the Cool Fire Station at 7:00a.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.
Feb 12, 19: Olmsted Loop (5 mile) Run at 7:00a.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.
Feb 13: Folsom Winter Criterium, bikereg.com.
Feb 13: Born to Roam – Hike for young naturalists and their adult companions, scheduled once/month. Snake presentation 10:00a.m. – noon, walk following. Preregister with email@example.com or 621-1224.
Feb 13: Western States 100 Mile Run Training Camp 20 Miler, Auburn, wser.org. or ultrasignup.com.
Feb 13: Double Duathlon at Folsom Lake SRA, active.com and motherlodetrails.org. 2 mile run – 6.5 mile bike – 2 mile run – 6.5 mile bike – 2 mile run.
Feb 13, 20: Introductory Road Bike Ride, sfcyclists.com. Meet at the Flower Farm in Loomis, 10:00a.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb 13, 20, 27: Mountain Bike Group Ride Auburn and vicinity, 8:00a.m. – 11:00a.m., meetup.com/The-Hub-Club/events.
Feb 14: Happy Valentine’s Day!
Feb 14: Valentine’s Day Sunset Snowshoe Tour in Truckee, 4:30p.m., tahoedonner.com.
Feb 14: The Mountain Bike Challenge – Cross Country Mountain Bike Race at Folsom Lake SRA, active.com and motherlodetrails.org.
Feb 14, 21, 28: Sunday Group (Road Bike) Ride Roseville and vicinity, 9:00a.m. – noon, meetup.com/The-Hub-Club/events.
Feb 15: Kayaking for Boomers 50+ at Lake Natoma, 11:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., auburnrec.com.
Feb 15, 22, 29: Auburn Hills Hike: Beginner/Intermediate. Meet at Pacific Ave./Railroad Park in Auburn, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., meetup.com/Roseville-Trail-Bike-Jog-Run-Club/events.
Feb 17: Divide Horsemen’s Association’s monthly general meeting, divideha.org.
Feb 19, 20: AERC Convention in Reno, aerc.org.
Feb 19, 20: NATRC National Convention in Reno, natrc.org.
Feb 20: Fourmidable 15k, ½ Marathon, 35.5k, 50k Runs, Auburn, ultrasignup.com, or singletrackrunning.com.
Feb 20: Day Hike & Lunch at Jack’s Urban Eats – American River Bike Trail, 11:30a.m., sierraclub.org. Contact Jack at 916-944-4942.
Feb 20 -28: Alpenglow Mountain Festival in Tahoe City. Mountain sports, clinics, equipment demo, presentations, films etc., alpenglowsports.com/festival.
Feb 22: Cronan Ranch (5 mile) Run at 7:00a.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.
Feb 24: Snowshoe Hike – Location along Hwy 80 TBD (Senior Section), sierraclub.org. Contact Sheila at 886-0673.
Feb 24: Winter Recreation Tips – how to recreate in a snowy backcountry. Speaker Jordan Summer will discuss how to navigate and choice of gear, 6:30p.m. – 8:00pm., tahoerimtrail.org.
Feb 27: REI Trail Run Series Auburn State Recreation Area: Run 1, rei.com/outdoorschool.
Feb 26 – 28: North American Handmade Bike (Bicycle) Show at Sacramento Convention Center, 2016.handmadebicycleshow.com.
Feb 27: Salmon Falls 50k Run, Coloma, ultrasignup.com.
Feb 27: The Undy 5k Run/Walk – family friendly event benefits the Colon Cancer Alliance, support.ccalliance.org.
Feb 27: Marshall Gold Discovery 5k, 10k, 13.1k Runs at 9:00a.m., tctruns.com.
Feb 27: Lost Trail ½ Marathon & 5k Runs at Folsom Lake SRA, active.com and motherlodetrails.org.
Feb 28: Lake Natoma 50k Run, Folsom, elementalrunning.com and ultrarunning.com.
Mar 2, 9, 16: Mature (horseback) Riders: getting back in the saddle. 3 classes at Healing Pastures in Auburn, auburnrec.com.
Mar 5: Way Too Cool 50k Run, ultrasignup.com. Starts/finishes at the Olmsted Loop.
Mar 12, 13: Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock’n ½ Marathon, 5k and Kid’s ½ Mile. Supports Project Fit – a free after school running platform, shamrocknhalf.com.
Mar 19: 2016 “On Tour” Wild & Scenic Film Festival at the State Theater in Auburn, visitplacer.com.
Mar 26: Knickerbocker Canyon 5k, 10k, ½ Marathon, 35k Runs, insidetrail.com and ultrasignup.com.
Apr 2: American River 50 mile Endurance Run, ar50mile.com.
Apr 14, 21, 28: Backpacking 101: equipment, meal planning and safety. Ranger Scott Liske – instructor, at Canyon View Community Center, 6:30p.m. – 9:00p.m., auburnrec.com.
Apr 23: Sutter Buttes 25/50 mile Endurance Ride, aerc.org.
Apr 30: American River Classic 25/50 Mile Endurance Ride, aerc.org.
Apr 30: Mother Lode Century ½ Metric, Metric Century, 81.5 Mile and Century Road Bike Rides – Coloma, motherlodecentury.com.
May 1: Pony Express Marathon, ½ Marathon, 5k Runs at Sacramento Capital Mall, changeofpace.com.
May 7: Gold Country Challenge 18 Mile, ½ Metric, 55 and 75 Mile Metric, 100 Mile Road Bike Rides – Grass Valley, rotarygoldcountrychallenge.com.
May 14: Gold Country Challenge Century, Metric, ½ Metric, and Family 18 Mile Road Bike Ride, Grass Valley, rotarygoldcountrychallenge.com.
May 14: Gold Rush 50k & Relay Runs at the Cronan Ranch, goldrush50k.org.
May 15: 14th Annual Auburn Triathlon, localraces.com.
May 22: Stage 8 – Overall Finish for the Tour of California Road Bike Ride, Sacramento, amgentourofcalifornia.com.
Jun 5: The Wildest Ride Road Bike Rides (40 mi, 70 mi, 110 mi, 140 mi), wildestride.com. Finish is in Auburn.
Jun 19: Wild West Ride & Tie in Nevada City, rideandtie.org.
Jul 2: Gold Country Endurance Ride 2016, gcer.org.
Jul 23: Tevis Cup 100 Mile in One Day Ride, teviscup.org.
Sep 22 – 25: Draft Horse Classic at Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley.
Sep 24: Ultra Race of Champions 100k, 50k, 25k Trail Runs, Auburn, ultraroc.com and ultrasignup.com. Registration is currently open.
Oct 15: Overlook Endurance Runs 50k & 30k Trail Runs, trasonrunning.com.
Nov 18 – 20: Mountain Mandarin Festival, visitauburnca.com.