Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

February Calendar

“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 julie@arconservancy.org 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 amy_betz@hotmail.com.

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.

Upcoming Months:

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.

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