Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling

July 2013 Calendar of Events:

Through Jul 21st: 100th Edition of theTour de France Bicycle Race.

Jul 2nd: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:30p.m., www.canyonkeepers.org. Guest speakers Jim & Kathy Haagen Smit.

Jul 2nd – 5th: Folsom Cattle Drive and Rodeo, www.folsomrodeo.com.

Jul 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th: Cool Fitness Running Club weekly run at the Olmstead Loop, 8:45a.m., www.meetup.com/Cool-Fitness-Trail-Runners.

Jul 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: Wednesday River Bicycle Ride, from Guy West Bridge to Aquatic Center at Nimbus Dam at 4:30p.m., www.meetup.com/CoolCyclingClub/events.

Jul 4th: 4th of July in the Sierra: Fireworks Night Hike 6:00p.m. – 11:45p.m. at Donner Summit. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jul 4th: Desolation Wilderness Day Hike. Contact John at jadedreprobate@gmail.com or 530-644-7295, www.sierraclub.org.

Jul 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th: After Work (Road Bike) Ride, Food & Brew, 6:00p.m. Meet at Joe Caribe’s Restaurant in Auburn. Contact Charlene at 530-210-7147 or charm.sfcc@sbbmail.com (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club).

Jul 6th: Yoga Hike at Auburn State Recreation Area, 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jul 6th: Mountain Bike Clinic & Ride, Led by Tom Peterson. Register with Julie at 530-621-1224 or julie@arconservancy.org. Beginners welcome.

Jul 6th: Gold Country 50/30 Mile Endurance (Horseback) Ride, Georgetown, www.gcer.org.

July 6th: Snow Tent Slide Gold Country Ride & Tie, Georgetown. Contact Sue at 916-663-9410, 916-316-2096 cell or www.rideandtie.org.

Jul 5th – 7th: West Cowboy Dressage Weekend, Auburn, www.westcowboydressageweekend.com.

Jul 12th – 28th: California State Fair, Cal Expo, www.bigfun.org.

Jul 13th: Divide Horsemen’s Association Cronan Ranch Ride (members only), www.divideha.org.

Jul 13th: Western & English Schooling Show, Auburn, www.showtimeEq.com.

Jul 13th: Tour of the California Alps – Death (Road Cycling) Ride, www.deathride.com.

Jul 13th, 28th: Wilderness Survival: 3 Season Skills, at Taylor Ranch Preserve, 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jul 13th, 14th, 17th: Learn to Kayak at Upper Lake Clementine, 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jul 14th: Mountain Bike Ride at Sly Park/Jenkinson’s Lake. Contact John at jadedreprobate@gmail.com or 530-644-7295, www.sierraclub.org.

Jul 14th: Lyle’s Lookout Hike, www.royalgorgeoutreach.org. Meet at parking area across from Royal Gorge’s Summit Station.

Jul 16th: Gold Country Endurance Rider’s monthly meeting (6:00p.m. dinner; 7:00p.m. meeting), www.gcer.org.

Jul 17th: Divide Horsemen’s Association general meeting at Greenwood Community Center (potluck 6:30p.m., meeting 7:00p.m.).

Jul 17th: Castle Pass Ridge Hike (Seniors). Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673 or www.sierraclub.org.

Jul 18th – 21st: 5th Annual Wanderlust (Yoga & Music) Festival at Squaw Valley, www.wanderlustfestival.com.

Jul 20th: Deuter & Tahoe Mountain Sports Pack Testing & Hike, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., www.tahoerimtrail.org. Meet at Mt Rose Trailhead.

Jul 20th: Mt. Rowton Hike, www.royalgorgeoutreach.org. Meet at Ice House Lodge.

Jul 20th: Intro to Mountain Biking Class at Auburn State Recreation Area, 7:30a.m. – 1:30p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jul 20th: 40th Eppie’s Great Race (“World’s Oldest Triathlon”), www.eppiesgreatrace.com. 5.82 Mile Run/12.5 Mile Bike Ride/6.35 Mile Paddle.

Jul 20th – 21st: Tahoe Rim Trail 50K/50M/100M Ultra Runs, www.ultrasignup.com.

Jul 20th – 21st: 58th Tevis Cup 100 Miles in One Day (Horseback) Ride, www.teviscup.org.

Jul 22nd: River Cleanup on the South Fork of the American River. Register with Kristin at 530-621-1224 or Kristin@arconservancy.org.

Jul 25th – 28th: 61st Annual Jeepers Jamboree, Georgetown, 530-333-4771.

Jul 26th: Outdoor Photography with your smartphone at Auburn State Recreation Area, 7:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jul 28th: Blood, Sweat & Beer Trail Run (American River Canyon Trails), www.bloodsweatbeers.com.

Aug 2nd – 8th: Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race & Festival, www.downievilleclassic.com. All proceeds benefit the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship.

Aug 3rd: Cool Moon 100M/12 Hour Day & Night/6 Hour/Half Marathon, Cool, www.elementalrunning.com.

Upcoming Months

Aug 14th: Wildest Run in the West, 100K/13.1Mi/10K Runs, www.wildestrun.com.

Sep 8th: Northlander 8 Miles 8 Obstacles, Auburn, Ca., www.globalbiorhythmevents.com.

Sep 19th – 22nd: Draft Horse Classic at Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Oct: Annual Fall Mushing Clinic; learn to teach your dogs to pull, Truckee, www.sndd.org.

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