Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling

January 2016

Through Jan 18: Downtown Sacramento Holiday Ice Rink, 7th & K St., godowntownsac.com.

Mon/Wed/Fri: Performance swim training at California Family Fitness, 5:30a.m., meetup.com/Rocklin-Endurance-Sports/events.

Jan 9: Train on the last 15 – 17 miles of the Salmon Falls 50k Run.  Meet at Salmon Falls Bridge/Skunk Hollow parking lot, 8:00a.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Jan 9: Lifestyle Expo: Demos – Speakers – Wellness Expo, visitauburnca.com.

Jan 9: Applegate to Lake Clementine Hike, sierraclub.org.  Contact John at (916)967-1018.

Jan 9: Born to Roam – hike for young naturalists and their adult companions, scheduled once each month.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Jan 12: Wintertime Recreation in the El Dorado National Forest, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.  Hosted by photographer/hiker Charlie Willard and retired Ca State Parks Trail Program Director Jack Haskel.

Jan 12: Tevis Talks:  Ben Masters – the mastermind of Unbranded – the movie, tells the story, teviscup.org.  This is a fundraiser for Western States Trail Foundation at the State Theater in Auburn.

Jan 13: “Thru Hike” registration opens for the Tahoe Rim Trail, tahoerimtrail.org.  The hikes are scheduled during August and September.

Jan 13, 20, 27: Meet at the new Fleet Feet Sports store on Folsom Auburn Rd in Folsom at 6:00p.m. to run on trail, meetup.com/Roseville–Trail–Bike–Jog–Run–Club/events.

Jan 16: Kickstart Duathlon at Granite Beach, Folsom, active.com.  Run 2 miles – bike 6.5 miles – run 2 miles.

Jan 16: Train on the first 12 miles of the Salmon Falls 50k Run.  Meet at Magnolia Ranch Trailhead in Pilot Hill, 8:00a.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Jan 17, 31: Cross Country Mountain Bike Race, Granite Bay Beach/Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, motherlodetrails.org.

Jan 18: Martin Luther King Day.

Jan 20: Divide Horsemen’s Association’s monthly general meeting at Hart 2 Hart Vineyards in Pilot Hill, divideha.org.

Jan 20: Snowshoe Hike (senior section).  Location TBD, sierraclub.org.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673.

Jan 23: Walking Tour at Gibson House Museum in Woodland (senior section).  The museum showcases agricultural life in the late 19th century, sierraclub.org.  Contact Sue at (530)753-5855 or sbarnett@dcn.davis.ca.us.

Jan 24: Winter Festival at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 24: Sunday Casual Road Bike Ride, 12 – 15 miles/no drops, 9:00a.m. in Loomis, sfcyclists.com.  Contact ted.herr@yahoo.com.

Jan 27: “Segment Trail Hike” registration opens for the Tahoe Rim Trail, tahoerimtrail.org.  These single day hikes are scheduled between June and September.

Jan 30: Folsom Lake Sweet Water 10k, ½ marathon & 5k Trail Runs, localraces.com/auburn-ca.

Jan 30: Folsom South Side Trail Runs 10k, 50k and 38 mile, active.com or troy@tctruns.com.

Jan 30, 31: Wilderness First Aid – taught by WMI (Wilderness Medicine Institute), 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.  Email info@tahoerimtrail.org for more information.

Jan 31: Kayak Day Tour at Lake Natoma.  Discover wildlife and living history, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Feb 6: Jed Smith ½ marathon, 30k, 50k, 50 mile Runs, Sacramento – along the American River, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 6: American Canyon Ultramarathon & Trail Race, 15k, 25k, 50k Runs, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 7: Run Super Sunday 5k, 10k & Kid’s Runs, Sacramento, runsupersunday.org.

Feb 7: American River Confluence Day Hike, sierraclub.org.  Contact John at (916)967-1018.

Feb 7: Young Musicians Concert (local musicians age 7 – 22), musiconthedivide.com.

Upcoming Months:

Feb 13:  Western States 100 Mile Run Training Camp 20 Miler, Auburn, wser.org.

Feb 19, 20:  AERC Convention in Reno, aerc.org.

Feb 20:  Fourmidable 15k, ½ marathon, 35.5k, 50k Runs, Auburn, ultrasignup.com, or singletrackrunning.com.

Feb 27:  Salmon Falls 50k Run, Coloma, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 5:  Way Too Cool 50k Run, ultrasignup.com.

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 26:  Knickerbocker Canyon 5k, 10k, ½ marathon, 35k Runs, insidetrail.com.

Apr 2:  American River 50 mile endurance Run, ar50mile.com.

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 18mile, ½ metric, 55 and 75mile metric, 100mile Road Bike Rides – Grass Valley, rotarygoldcountrychallenge.com.

May 14:  Gold Country Challenge Century, metric, ½ metric, and family 18 mile roadbike 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.

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.

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