Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

May 2013 Calendar

May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: Bella Fiore Ladies Cycling on American River Bike Trail at Beal’s Point, 9:00a.m. Contact Niki at nikiart5@yahoo.com, www.bicycleemporium.com.

May 4th: Toast a Mint Julep to the Kentucky Derby!

May 4th: The American River Parkway Half Marathon & 5K Run in Carmichael, www.ultrasignup.com.

May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th: Introductory Road Bike Ride from Flower Farm Coffee House, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. Contact Charlene at 530-210-7147 or charm.sfcc@sbbmail.com (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club).

May 5th: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

May 5th: Rucky Chucky Roundabout 50K Run, www.ultrasignup.com. Approximately 50 participants expected.

May 7th: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:30p.m., www.canyonkeepers.org. Guest speakers are Jim and Kathy Hagen-Schmitt.

May 7th: Day Hike from Loon Lake to Bassi Falls. Contact Mike at 916-966-0531 or greatstuff959@hotmail.com in advance, www.sierraclub.org.

May 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th: Cool Fitness Running Club weekly run at the Olmstead Loop, 8:45a.m., www.meetup.com/Cool-Fitness-Trail-Runners.

May 10th, 11th: Specialized Bicycle Components/Demo at the end of the curved bridge on the Old Foresthill Bridge.

May 11th: How to Recognize the Signs: Checking Equine Vitals & Colic with Dr. Scott McIntosh, Penn Valley. Contact 530-432-9531 or www.pveqaq.com.

May 11th: Motherlode Century Amazing Bike Ride, also 28 Mile/64 Mile Rides, www.motherlodecentury.com. Benefits American River Conservancy and the El Dorado Trail.

May 11th: How to Use Poles for Hiking & Outdoor Exercise, 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. Register at 530-621-1224 or julie@arconservancy.org.

May 11th: Learn to Kayak class & tour at Lake Natoma, 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 11th: USAT Folsom Lake International Triathlon, www.tbfracing.com.

May 11th: Fleet Feet Dirty Secret 5.8 & 10.3 Mile Trail Run in Cool, www.dirtysecrettrailrun.com. Approximately 800 participants expected.

May 11th: Obstacle Play Day at Cool Hills Ranch. Contact Katie at 530-885-6399 or jillyaranon@yahoo.com.

May 11th: Tour de Lincoln 10 Mile/20 Mile/40 Mile/63 Mile Bike Rides, www.tourdelincoln.com or register at www.active.com.

May 11th: Gold Rush 100K Run, Sutter’s Mill (Coloma) to Sutter’s Fort (Sacramento), www.goldrush100k.org. Inaugural Event.

May 11th: Alpine Scrambles – Conditioning and Training for your next climb. Learn packing techniques, pacing, nutrition, mountain conditions, 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. at Castle Peak. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 12th: Be thankful on Mother’s Day!

May 12th: The Mother’s Day Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon, www.tbfracing.com.

May 15th: Western States Trail/Railroad Bed Section Day Hike (seniors). Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673, www.sierraclub.org.

May 15th: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association monthly meeting features Mike Kohlbaker, President of Back Country Horsemen, at Loomis Round Table Pizza (6:30p.m. eat/7:00p.m. meet), www.garlic.com/~lbha/.

May 17th: Go the Distance 24 Hour Run at Del Oro High School, www.ultrasignup.com.

May 18th: Folsom 30th Annual Run with Nature 5K and 10K, www.folsomrunwithnature.com.

May 19th: Auburn Triathlon, www.auburntriathlon.com. Approximately 400 participants expected.

May 19th: Apple Blossom (Metric Century, Metric Half Century, Youth Route) Bike Tour, Placerville. Register at www.bikereg.com.

May 19th: Intro to Backcountry cooking class at Lake Natoma, 9:30a.m. – 2:30p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 21st: Gold Country Endurance Rider’s monthly meeting at Joe Caribe Bistro in Auburn (6:00p.m. dinner; 7:00p.m. meeting), www.gcer.org.

May 22nd: Learn to Kayak (seniors) at Upper Lake Clementine, 9:30a.m. – 1:30p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 25th – 27th: Western States Training Camp – Memorial Weekend, www.ultrasignup.com.

May 26th: Intro to Hiking class at Hidden Falls, 9:30a.m. – 2:30p.m. Register at www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 26th: Dru Barner 5 Mile/12 Mile/20 Mile Fun Rides, fundraiser for El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation, www.edetf.net.

May 27th: Memorial Day Remembrance.

May 27th: Wounded Veteran 3K/5K/10K Runs in Folsom, www.woundedveteranrun.org.

Upcoming Events:

Jun 1st: Tevis Cup Educational/Fun Ride, www.teviscup.org.

Jun 1st: Wildest (Road Bike) Ride in the West, 40Mi/70Mi/110Mi/140Mi Rides, www.wildestride.com.

Jun 1st: WSER Trail Work Day.  Meet at Stone’s Brew Coffee House in Foresthill at 8:00a.m., www.wser.org.

Jun 1st: Volunteer on National Trails Day!

Jun 1st: Auburn 50K/25K/8 Mile Trail Runs, www.elementalrunning.com.

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