Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

September Calendar

Aug 31st – Sep 1st: Foresthill Divide Heritage Celebration at Foresthill Memorial Park, www.foresthillchamber.org.

Aug 31st – Sep 1st: Camp Far West Endurance Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area. Contact Shawn at 916-826-8500 or shawnbowling@sbcglobal.net.

Sep 1st: Learn to Kayak Class for seniors at Lake Clementine, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th: Women’s “Coffee” Ride from the Flower Farm in Loomis or the Bicycle Emporium in Auburn, 8:00a.m. Contact michelle@bicycleemporium.com.

Sep 3rd: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:15p.m., www.canyonkeepers.org.

Sep 5th – 8th: Gold Country Fair in Auburn, www.goldcountryfair.com.

Sep 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th: After Work Ride, Food & Brew, 6:00p.m. – 7:30p.m. Contact Charlene at 530-210-7147 or charm.sfcc@sbbmail.com. Starts/ends at Joe Caribe in Auburn.

Sep 7th: Mountain Bike Clinic & Ride led by Tom Peterson, 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Register with julie@arconservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

Sep 7th: Robinson Flat 35K, 50K Runs. Register at www.ultrasignup.com.

Sep 7th: High Sierra Fall Century 30M/45M/60M/100 Mile Road Bike Ride, www.fallcentury.org.

Sep 7th: Gold Rush Century 30M/70M/100 Mile Road Bike Ride in Folsom, www.folsomcyclebration.com. Benefits Powerhouse Transition Center, providing food and shelter to women and children.

Sep 7th: Tahoe Meadows to Lake Tahoe/Diamond Peak Vista Point, 6 Mile Hike, www.tahoerimtrail.org.

Sep 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th: Introductory Road Bike Ride from the Flower Farm Coffee House in Loomis, 8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m. Contact Charlene at 530-210-7147 or charm.sfcc@sbbmail.com (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club).

Sep 8th: Buffalo Stampede 10 Miler Run, www.ultrasignup.com.

Sep 8th: Northlander 8 Miles – 8 Obstacles, Auburn, www.globalbiorhythmevents.com.

Sep 10th: Snow Valley Peak 12 Mile Hike (along the Tahoe Rim Trail). Contact Mike at 916-966-0531 or greatstuff959@hotmail.com, www.sierraclub.org.

Sep 12th: Vinyasa Flow Yoga & Wine Tour at Casque Winery (Loomis), 6:00p.m. – 8:30p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 13th – 15th: Tahoe Fat Tire Festival, www.tahoefattirefestival.org.

Sep 13th – 15th: 7th Annual American River Music Festival in Coloma, www.americanrivermusic.org.

Sep 14th: Learn to Kayak at Lake Clementine, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 14th: Alpine Scramble – Conditioning & Training for your next climb at Johnson Pass at Echo Lake, 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 14th: Tahoe Sierra Century 60M/100 Mile Road Bike Rides, www.tahoesierracentury.com.

Sep 14th: Dardanelles Lake 8 Mile Hike (south of Lake Tahoe). Contact Chris at 916-918-9510 or fox_chris@att.net, www.sierraclub.org.

Sep 14th: Mt. Tallac 9 Mile Hike. Contact Mike at 916-966-0531 or greatstuff959@hotmail.com, www.sierraclub.org.

Sep 15th: Wilderness Survival: 3 Season Skills at Auburn Quarry, 7:30a.m. – 1:30p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 17th: Gold Country Endurance Rider’s monthly meeting (6:00p.m. dinner; 7:00p.m. meeting), www.gcer.org.

Sep 18th: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association meeting, held at Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center – tour the new facilities, www.garlic.com/lbha.

Sep 19th – 22nd: Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair at Nevada County Fairgrounds, www.nevadacountyfair.com.

Sep 21st: Vinyasa Flow Yoga & Wine Tour at Lone Buffalo Vineyards (Loomis), 9:30a.m. – 12:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 21st: Sierra Nevada (12K and Marathon) Endurance Runs in Granite Bay, www.ultrasignup.com.

Sep 21st: Sierra Valley Gran Fondo & Outdoor Expo 33M/66M/96M/160 Mile Road Bike Ride, www.svgf.org.

Sep 21st: Spare Time Team Challenge Triathlon: swim .75 mi, bike 13 mi, run 5 mi, www.tbfracing.com.

Sept 22nd: Granite Man Triathlon: swim 400 yds, bike 6.5 mi, run 2 mi, www.tbfracing.com.

Sep 22nd: Ironman Triathlon Lake Tahoe, 2.4 Mi Swim – 112 Mi Bicycle Ride – 26.2 Mi Marathon, www.ironman.com.

Sep 23rd: Placer County Mountain Rescue Team meeting at Placer County Sheriff’s Department, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., www.pscomrt.org.

Sep 24th: Echo Peak Hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. Contact Mike at 916-966-0531 or greatstuff959@hotmail.com, www.sierraclub.org.

Sep 27th – 28th: Imagine Dancing Horses Dinner Show (Cowboy Dressage) at Center Stage Arena Auburn. Contact dianneoldsrossi.net or 566-5184.

Sep 27th – 29th: Diablo Valley Arabian Horse Association Fall Fling Arabian Horse Show in Elk Grove. Contact 209-464-1932.

Sep 28th: Lost Sierra 50K (& 18 Mile) Endurance Run, www.lostsierraendurancerun.com. Proceeds benefit maintenance of trails used for this race.

Sep 28th: Western States Trail Foundation 5K, 10K & 10 Mile Fund Run at Auburn Dam Overlook, supports sustainable trails for hikers, runners & equestrians. Register at www.active.com.

Sep 28th: Cool Cycling Club French Fry Ride, from Auburn Lake Trails (3rd Gate) to Finnon Lake & back (48 Miles), www.meetup.com/coolcyclingclub/events.

Sep 28th: Auburn Giant Obstacle Scramble, 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., www.auburnrec.com.

Sep 29th: Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class at the Auburn Quarry, 7:30a.m. – 1:30p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 29th: Gourmet Backcountry Cooking at the American River Canyon Overlook, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 29th: Folsom Lake SRA Mounted Patrol Benefit Poker Horseback Ride in Granite Bay. Contact Cathy at 916-791-7052 or Terri at lantnterri@hotmail.com.

Upcoming Months

Oct 5th: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation Poker Ride at Dru Barn Campground. Contact Ann at 823-7470.

Oct 6th: K2 Summit 10K/Half Marathon/30K/50K Trail Run in Auburn State Recreation Area, www.insidetrail.com.

Oct 13th: Golden State and Super Sprint Triathlons, www.tbfracing.com.

Oct: Annual Fall Mushing Clinic; learn to teach your dogs to pull, Truckee, www.sndd.org.

Nov 23rd: The Spirit of Rock 50 Mile Run (formerly Rock’n River 50M), Auburn, www.elementalrunning.com.

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