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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: 2nd Annual Switchback Challenge 11K Run in Meadow Vista, 9:00a.m., www.switchbackchallenge.com.
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 email@example.com for more information. Benefits maintenance trail projects.
Oct 14th, 15th: Fall Horsemanship Clinic. Contact Russ (530)305-1977 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.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: 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (530)621-1224.
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.
Nov 4th: Apple Hill Harvest Run in Camino, 8.5Mi/3.5Mi/.5Mi, www.applehillrun.org.