Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

August 2012 Calendar

Aug 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th: Horseback riding lessons with Russ, 6:00p.m. – dark.  Contact Russ at (530)305-1977 or russ@russgrossman.com.

Aug 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th: Training Hill Junior Beginner/Intermediate 4 Mile Hike, www.sacramentotrailmix.org.

Aug 3rd – 5th: Annual Jeep Jamboree/Rubicon Trail, www.jeepersjamboree.com.

Aug 3rd: Cool Cycling Club Monthly Social at American River Pizza & Grill, 6:30p.m., www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub/events.

Aug 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th: Bella Fiore Ladies Cycling on American River Bike Trail, Beal’s Point at 8:00a.m.  Contact Niki at nikiart5@yahoo.com, www.bicycleemporium.com.

Aug 4th: Tevis Cup 100 Miles in One Day Ride 2012, www.teviscup.org.

Aug 4th: Cool Moon 100 Mi/12 Hr/6 Hr/10 Mi Runs, www.elementalrunning.com.

Aug 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th: Horseback riding lessons with Russ, 9:00a.m. – noon.  Contact Russ at (530)305-1977 or russ@russgrossman.com.

Aug 4th – 18th: Tahoe Rim Trail 11th Annual 165 Mile Thru Hike, www.tahoerimtrail.org.

Aug 7th: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:15p.m., www.canyonkeepers.org.

Aug 7th: Sierra Club Castle & Basin Peak 9 Mile Hike, starts at 7200’.  Preregister with Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531.

Aug 8th: Bill McKean – Chiropractics for Horses.  Contact j.gerhard@sbcglobal.net or (530)878-1844.

Aug 10th: ARC (Environmental Movies) Summer Cinema Series.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 10th – 12th: Lake Tahoe All-Women Sports Camp, www.laketahoeallwomensportcamp.com.  Benefits Women to Women International.

Aug 11th: Sierra Club Emigrant Lake 9 Mile Hike.  Contact Madeliene at 916-361-7176 one week beforehand.

Aug 11th: Echo Summit 50 Mile/50K Trail Challenge, Kyburz, www.sntrailruns.com.

Aug 11th: Olmstead Loop Hike (Pond to Pond), Members Only, www.canyonkeepers.org.

Aug 12th: Northstar 10.2K Hill Climb Mountain Run, www.bigblueadventure.com.

Aug 15th: Public Presentation Mountain Quarries Railroad 100 Years, at the American River Pizza & Grill, Cool, www.trainweb.org/foothill/mq100years.html.

Aug 15th: Sierra Club Flora Lake Hike (Senior Section).  Donner Summit region of PCT.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673.

Aug 16th, 29th: South Fork American River Instream Cleanup; must have river boating experience.  Preregister with Manny@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 18th: Rattlesnake Ultra Marathon & Trail Race, www.sierrapacificendurance.com.

Aug 19th: Lake Tahoe Triathlon & Biathlon, www.bigblueadventure.com.

Aug 19th: University Falls – Old Swimmin Hole Hike +, www.sacramentotrailmix.org.

Aug 19th: Run on the Sly 50K, www.ultrasignup.com.

Aug 21st: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting (6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting), www.gcer.org.

Aug 25th: Great American/Riverwild Duck Derby, 10:30a.m., www.parc-auburn.org.

Aug 25th: XTERRA Lake Tahoe Triathlon:  Swim-Mountain Bike-Trail Run, www.bigblueadventure.com.

Aug 25th: Iron Hills Youth Triathlon – for kids 15 and under, www.capitaladventureracing.com.

Aug 25th: Tahoe Rim 25/50 Mile Endurance Ride, www.endurancetrax.com.

Aug 25th: Big Blue 5 & 10K Trail Runs at Incline Village, www.bigblueadventure.com.

Aug 25th – 26th: Backpacking 101, www.tahoerimtrail.org.

Aug 29th: One Family’s Cross-Country Ride of Passage by Bike, www.rei.com/Sacramento.

Aug 29th: Sierra Club Little Bald Mountain Loop; starts at Robinson’s Flat Campground.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673.

Sep 2nd: American River 10.76 Mile Trail Run, www.ultrasignup.com.

Upcoming Events:

Sep 7th – 9th: American River Festival, www.americanriverfestival.org.

Sep 8th: Robinson Flat 35K – 50K Runs, Start and Finish, www.ultrasignup.com.

Sep 9th: K2 Summit Trail Run, Auburn SRA, www.insidetrail.com.

Sep 14th – 16: American River Music Festival, www.americanrivermusic.org.

Sep 20th – 23rd: Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair, www.NevadaCountyFair.com.

Sep 22nd: Tahoe Sierra Century (30-60-100 Mi) Bike Ride, www.tahoesierracentury.com.

Oct 12th: UC Davis Horse Day.

Oct 13th: Rock’n River 50 Mile & Trail Marathon.

Oct 13th: The Coolest Ride & Tie, www.rideandtie.org.

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