Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

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 March Calendar


Mar 3:  Monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:15 p.m., canyonkeepers.org.  Elena Delacy from American River Conservancy will speak on preserving open spaces within the American River and Cosumnes River watersheds.

Mar 4:  How to Complete the Tahoe Rim Trail: A Guide Panel Discussion, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at REI Reno, tahoerimtrail.org.

Mar 6, 7:  AERC Convention 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida, aerc.org.

Mar 7:  Way Too Cool 50k Trail Run in Cool, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 7:  Chanoko Trail 50k, 31k, 5-mile Runs in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 7:  Cell Phone Artistry with Betty Sederquist, 1 – 5:00 p.m.  Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 7, 14, 21, 28:  Casual approximately 20-mile Road Bike Ride from the Flower Farm in Loomis, leaving at 8:30 a.m., sfcyclists.com.

Mar 8:  Bolted Rock Climbing Anchors Class OR Women’s Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing on the Quarry Trail in Auburn State Recreation Area, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 11:  4-mile Quarry Trail Hike with Sheila Toner.  Meet at the Quarry Trail parking at 10:00 a.m.  Call Sheila at (530)886-0673 or canyonkeepers.org.

Mar 13:  Snowshoe Hike Andesite Peak, from Boreal Sno-Park, sierraclub.org/mother-lode/blog/2016/02/outings-schedule.  Contact Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com.  Intermediate level.

Mar 13, 27:  Mountain Bikes at Hidden Falls, 12 – 2 p.m., pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

Mar 13 – 15:  Becky Hart 3-day Centered Riding Clinic at Cool Hills Ranch in Cool, hosted by Gold Country Endurance Riders, gcer.org.  Email Holly at beztez@icloud.com to register.

Mar 13 – 15:  Golden State Dressage, murietaequestriancenter.com.  Contact Connie for more information, (530)274-1323.

Mar 14:  Geology Trek moderate hike at the Sutter Buttes.  Register at middlemountainhikes.org or call (530)370-4777.  Other hikes online.

Mar 14:  Pioneer Spirit 50-mile relay, 50-mile, marathon, ½ marathon Trail Runs in Cool, ultrasignup.com, singletrackrunning.com.

Mar 14:  Folsom Lake South Side 38-mile, 50k, 21-mile, ½ marathon, 10k, 5k Trail Runs, tctruns.com.

Mar 14:  Annual Wings & Wine at High Hand Nursery in Loomis 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., highhandnursery.com.  A portion of the proceeds benefit Native Bird Connection.

Mar 14:  PARC’s On Tour Wild & Scenic Film Festival at the Auburn State Theater 5 – 10:00 p.m., livefromauburn.com.

Mar 16:  Preparing for the Unexpected – Outdoor Emergencies Basics Class at the Roseville REI 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 17:  Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting (eat at 6:00 p.m.; meeting at 7:00 p.m.), gcer.org.

Mar 17:  Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting at Round Table Pizza in Loomis, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., lgha.us.  Tentative discussion topics are online.

Mar 18:  Backcountry Stoves & Water Treatment Workshop at the Roseville REI 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 21:  Cowboy Dressage, murietaequestriancenter.com.  Contact Marli for more information, (541)350-4208.

Mar 25:  River and Stream Crossing Safety for Hikers Class at Sacramento REI 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 28:  Red Dragon 55k, 35k, ½ marathon Trail Runs in Pilot Hill, ultrarunning.com, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 28:  Knickerbocker Canyon Trail 35k, ½ marathon, 10k, 5k Runs in Cool, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 29:  Beginning Birding in Coloma, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 29:  Ruck A Chuck 50k Trail Run in Foresthill, ultrarunning.com, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 31:  Snowshoe Hike, Snow Tunnels Photography, from Soda Springs, sierraclub.org/mother-lode/blog/2016/02/outings-schedule.  Contact Bruce at bnotareus@gmail.com or maebola@yahoo.com.

Apr 4:  American River 50-mile, 25-mile Runs in Folsom, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 4:  Wildflower Hike at the Sutter Buttes.  Register at middlemountainhikes.org or call (530)370-4777.  Other hikes online.

Upcoming Months:

Apr 11:  Fools Gold 10-mile, 10k, 5k Runs in Cool, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 11:  Training Hill (Pointed Rocks) Hike in Cool, 1 – 4:30 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Apr 18:  Folsom Lake Trail 50k, 35k, ½ marathon, 10k Runs, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 18:  35th Bike Around the Buttes 20-mile, 40-mile, 65-mile, 100-mile road bike Ride, bikearoundthebuttes.com or (530)763-4171.

Apr 18:  American River Classic 30/50-mile Endurance Horseback Ride, aerc.org.

Apr 25:  The Canyons 100k Endurance Run in Foresthill, ultrasignup.com.

May 2, 3:  Tour de Lincoln 15-mile, 32-mile, 62.7-mile Road Bike Ride, tourdelincoln.org.

May 3:  8th Annual Loomis Basin Equine Health Fair & Tack Sale in Penryn.  Proceeds benefit Gold Country Trails Council.

May 7 – 10:  Western States Horse Expo at Murieta Equestrian Center, horsexpo.com/events.

May 9:  Dirty Secret Trail Run in Cool, dirtysecrettrailrun.com.







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