Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling

December Calendar


Nov 6 – Jan 15:  26th Annual Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink at 701 K. St., Sacramento.

Dec 1 – 10:  Way Too Cool 50k Run Lottery for the 2018 Race on March 4th.  The Lottery Drawing will take place on Dec 12th, ultrasignup.com and wtc50k.com.

Dec 2:  Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Lottery Drawing for the 2018 Race on June 23rd – 24th, wser.org.

Dec 2:  Public Open House for Auburn State Recreation District General Plan/Resource Management Plan Alternative, at Gold Country Fairgrounds Sierra Building in Auburn, 5 – 8 p.m., parks.ca.gov/planASRA.

Dec 6:  Geology of the Tahoe Basin at the Northwest Reno Library, 5 – 6:30 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.  Dave Schnake – speaker.

Dec 9:  Foresthill Uphill Challenge 1k Run, ultrasignup.com.

Dec 9:  Elegant Ears Christmas Ride, Lunch & Meeting at the Olmstead Loop, 10 a.m., motherlodetrails.org.

Dec 10:  Women’s Introduction to Mountain Biking – Level 1 at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 10:  Meteor Shower Sierra Hike – at Auburn State Recreation Area: Foresthill Road Trailhead, 4 – 9 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 10, 17:  Deer Creek Tribute Trail Hike at 9 a.m. – Every Sunday Hike in Nevada City, meetup.com/Foothill-Fun-Adventures.

Dec 12:  Snowshoe Hike at Bassi Falls, meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club.

Dec 13:  Wilderness Hike: Fleming Meadow Trail – a Winter Wonderland at 8:45 a.m., meetup.com/Citrus-Heights-Golden-Soles.

Dec 13:  Riverview 5 – 6-mile Trail Run, meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners.

Dec 14:  Sacramento Valley Equestrian Patrol monthly meeting, sacvalleyequestrianpatrol.com.  Members support local Rangers for Parkways and Trails by providing an equestrian presence in areas otherwise difficult to reach or cover.

Dec 14:  Learn to Climb Class at the Sacramento REI, 6 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 14, 21, 28:  Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate for experienced Advanced/Intermediate in Auburn, meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Dec 15:  Horse drawn Carriage Rides in El Dorado Hills 6 – 9 p.m., (916)933-3013 or marketing@tcmgroupinc.com.  Proceeds benefit Hands of Hope and 3 Strands.

Dec 15, 29:  Mountain Bikes at Hidden Falls, 9 a.m.  Rain cancels.  A 10 – 15-mile ride over 2 – 3 hours, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling.

Dec 16:  Ridge Ascent or Ridge Trek Interpretive Hikes on the Sutter Buttes, middlemountainhikes.org.

Dec 16:  54th Annual El Dorado Hills Fire Department Santa Run Finale.

Dec 19: (Horseback) Ride the American River Parkway, meetup.com/The-Sacramento-Hauling-Hoofs-Trail-Riders-Club.

Dec 20:  Acorn Creek Trail Work Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Contact Taylor Faye at stewardship@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224 for more information.

Dec 23:  Introduction to Outdoor Photo – Level 1: Composition & Technique at Auburn State Recreation Area’s Olmstead Loop, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 24:  Placerville Path (5k, 10k, 13.1mile) Run(s) Jingle & Mingle, tctruns.com.

Dec 27 – 29:  Little Rustlers Horse Camp “Success in the Saddle and in Life”, 8:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., healingpastures.chorseranchauburn.org.

Dec 30:  Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass – Level 1 at Sacramento Conservancy’s Deer Creek Hills Nature Preserve, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Dec 31:  Snowshoe Thompson 2017 2k – 10k Runs/Snowshoe Races in Soda Springs, auburnskiclub.com.

Jan 1:  Auburn Resolution 5k, 10k, 10 mile Runs, localraces.com.


Upcoming Months:


Jan 11:  Back Country Horsemen of Ca Motherlode Unit Day Ride to Hidden Falls Regional Park, bchcmlu.org.

Jan 11 – 15:  16th Annual Wild – Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, wildandscenicfilmfestival.org.

Jan 27 – 29:  Back Country Horsemen of Ca Motherlode Unit Camping Trip to Camp Far West, bchcmlu.org.

Feb 3:  Hidden Falls Trail Run, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 4:  Racing Gnome 5k & 10k Snowshoe Race(s) at Soda Springs, ultrasignup.com.Feb 10:  Western States 100 Mile Run – 20 mile Training Run in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.





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