Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

Oct 1st: Helen Klein Ultra Classic 50Mi/50K/30K Runs, www.race360.com.

Oct 2nd: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:15p.m., www.canyonkeepers.org.

Oct 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: Wednesday River Ride, www.meetup.com/CoolCyclingClub/events.  Meet at the Foot of the Guy West Bridge in Sacramento at 5:15p.m.

Oct 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: Horseback Riding Lessons with Russ, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact Russ at (530)305-1977 or coolhillsrider@gmail.com.

Oct 4th: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation General Meeting at the Greenwood Community Center (Potluck 6:30p.m., Meeting 7:00p.m.), www.edetf.net.

Oct 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th: 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.

Oct 6th: Poker Ride at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground in Georgetown, www.edetf.net.

Oct 6th: Fall Colors on the Flume Trail Hike, 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., www.tahoerimtrail.org.

Oct 6th: Squaw Valley Trail Running Series/Tahoe City to Squaw Valley 7.9 Mi Run, www.squaw.com/trail-running.

Oct 6th: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers Salmon Falls Hike, www.canyonkeepers.org.

Oct 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th: Horseback Riding Lessons with Russ, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.  Contact Russ at (530)305-1977 or coolhillsrider@gmail.com.

Oct 9th, 16th, 23rd: Russell Road to Pointed Rocks and Back Hike, www.sacramentotrailmix.com.  Meet at trailhead at 6:45p.m.

Oct 10th: Wendell T. Robie Trail – Sliger Mine toward Canyon Creek Hike (Seniors), www.sierraclub.org.  Preregister with Sheila at (530)886-0673.

Oct 11th, 18th, 25th: Training Hill Junior Beginner/Intermediate 5 Mile Hike, www.sacramentotrailmix.com.  Meet at trailhead at 6:30p.m.

Oct 12th – 14th: Crystal Costa Benefit, Auction, Sundowner Raffle and Ranch Horse Versatility Show, www.chrisbugenighorsetraining.com.

Oct 13th: Rock’n River 50 Mile & Half Marathon Trail Run, www.elementalrunning.com.

Oct 13th: The Coolest Ride & Tie (23 Mi/14Mi/4Mi and 18Mi Biathlon), www.rideandtie.org.  Contact coolgallinda@sbcglobal.net for more information.

Oct 13th: 2nd Annual Switchback Challenge 11K Run in Meadow Vista, 9:00a.m., www.switchbackchallenge.com.

Oct 13th: Night Hiking in the Sierra Nevada, 5:30p.m. – 9:30p.m., at Donner Summit Pacific Crest Trail.  Contact Sierra-OS@rei.com for more information.  Pre-register at www.rei.com Outdoor School.

Oct 14th: Placer Farm & Barn Open House, 10:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., a self-guided tour of working farms, ranches and vineyards, www.placerfarmandbarntour.com.

Oct 14th: Princess Promenade Women Bike Festival & Ride, 8:00a.m. at Discovery Park, www.princesspromenade.com.

Oct 14th: 1st Annual WSTF 5K/10K/10Mi Trail Fund Run, 9:00a.m.  Preregister at 150 Gum Lane, Auburn (near Auburn Overlook) at 7:00a.m. or contact wstfrunmanager@gmail.com for more information.  Benefits maintenance trail projects.

Oct 14th: Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry Trail Hike, www.sierraclub.org.  Preregister with Noelle at 916-731-4648 or nandersn@surewest.net.

Oct 14th, 15th: Fall Horsemanship Clinic.  Contact Russ (530)305-1977 or coolhillsrider@gmail.com.

Oct 16th: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting from 6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting, www.gcer.org.

Oct 20th: FATRAC Try the Divide Mountain Bike Ride, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.  Contact cwilson@sanjuan.edu or 916-212-9517.

Oct 20th: Cycle for Life 32 Mile and 65 Mile Rides.  Dona dal Cielo Winery.  Contact www.sacramento.cff.org/cycleforlife or 916-625-0500.

Oct 20: Bullion Mine Hike, Foresthill.  Evan Jones, host (founder of Historical Trails Foundation) and Paul Whiting, historian.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 20th: Vehicle Photo Day #2 at the Mountain Quarries Bridge (No Hands), 1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.  Contact the State Recreation Area office at (530)885-4527.

Oct 20th: Intro to Hiking Class, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., at Hidden Falls Regional Park.  Pre-register at www.rei.com Outdoor School.

Oct 20th: The Sierra Trail Half Marathon & 5K Walk/Run in Granite Bay.  To register, www.active.com or www.tbfracing.com.

Oct 20th: Intro to Hiking Class at Hidden Falls, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., www.rei.com Outdoor School Folsom.

Oct 21st: Tahoe Geology Hike, 8:30a.m. – 3:00p.m., www.tahoerimtrail.org.

Oct 26th: How to Use Poles for Balance, Mobility and Basic Walking, 1:30p.m. – 5:00p.m.  This hike is targeting people with mild to moderate mobility issues.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 27th: How to Use Poles for Hiking and Outdoor Exercise, 10:00a.m. – 3:30p.m.  Author Jayah Faye Paley will teach you to expand your hiking horizons.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 27th: That Damn Run 10K and Half Marathon, www.ultrasignup.com.  Contact antbrantley@gmail.com for more information.

Oct 28th: Folsom Lake 10K/Half Marathon/Marathon/50K Trail Run, 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m., www.insidetrail.com.

Oct 29th: Discover Team in Training: Run, Bike, Tri, Hike, www.rei.com Outdoor School Folsom.

Oct 30th: Fish Hatchery to Folsom Lake Bike Ride, www.sierraclub.org.  Preregister with Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531.

Nov 4th: Apple Hill Harvest Run in Camino, 8.5Mi/3.5Mi/.5Mi, www.applehillrun.org.

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