Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

October Calendar

Oct 1st: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 6:15p.m., www.canyonkeepers.org. Sheila Toner speaker.

Oct 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th: Tuesdays Intermediate (18 – 28 mile) Road Bike Rides, 8:30a.m. Contact Larry at (916)663-1512 or larry_merlo@yahoo.com for more information (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club).

Oct 2nd: Bullion Mine Hike (Senior Section) on the Foresthill Divide, 9:00a.m. Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 for more information, www.sierraclub.org.

Oct 3rd: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation general meeting at the Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. potluck, 7:00p.m. meeting), www.edetf.net.

Oct 5th: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation Poker Ride at Dru Barner Campground.

Contact Ann at (530)823-7470.

Oct 5th: Halloween Horse Painting Ride at the Olmstead Loop in Cool, www.divideha.org.

Oct 5th: Introduction to Lead Rock Climbing Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 5th: Mountain Bike Clinic & Ride with Tom Peterson, 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 5th: Wilderness Survival Workshop with Jeff Adorador (instructor for Search & Rescue and certified as Wilderness First Responder), 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

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

Oct 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th: Ladies Weekly “Coffee” Road Bike Ride, 8:00am. Contact michelle@bicycleemporium.com for more information.

Oct 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th: Auburn Hill Hike Revisited, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. Meet at the Railroad Park in Auburn, www.meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Oct 11th: Coloma Gold Rush Live! Experience the 19th Century, www.marshallgold.org or (530)622-3470, 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Oct 11th – 13th: Car Camping (Hiking/Kayaking) at Wrights Lake. Contact Kellie at 892-1744 for more information, www.sierraclub.org.

Oct 12th: Leslie Yates Memorial Coolest Ride & Tie (23Mi/14Mi/9Mi/4Mi Ride & Tie and 18 Mi Biathlon). Contact susansmythjackson@gmail.com or carriebarrett2@gmail.com, www.rideandtie.org.

Oct 12th, 27th: Wilderness Survival: 3 Season Skills at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 13th: Rock Climbing Technique & Movement Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 13th: Trek Bike Demo, 10:00a.m. Contact Bill or Travis at (530)823-2900 or bill@bicycleemporium.com.

Oct 13th: Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 13th: Yoga Hike at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 13th: Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Association Fall Poker Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area, www.thesfha.org. Contact Kim for more information at (916)276-3033.

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

Oct 15th: Gold Country Endurance Rider’s monthly meeting (6:00p.m. dinner; 7:00p.m. meeting), www.gcer.org.

Oct 16th: Fall Colors Hike at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 16th: Divide Horsemen’s general meeting at the Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. potluck, 7:00p.m. meeting), www.divideha.org.

Oct 16th: Olmstead – Western States Trail, Shortcut 1 Loop Hike, 9:20a.m. Contact Sheila for more information at (530)886-0673, www.sierraclub.org.

Oct 16th: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association meeting, www.garlic.com/~lbha.

Oct 18th: S E Alaska’s Wild Nature – Photo Presentation with John Kipping/Naturalist, 6:30p.m. – 8:00p.m. Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 19th: The Spirit of Rock 50 Mile & Half Marathon Runs, www.elementalrunning.com, www.ultrasignup.com.

Oct 19th: Placerville Arts and Wine Festival, www.placerville-downtown.org/Events.

Oct 19th: Auburn Day Hike. Contact Madeliene at (916)361-7176 for more information, www.sierraclub.org.

Oct 19th: Loon Lake to Spider Lake Hike. Contact Rich at 916-492-2181 or raj082806@pacbell.net.

Oct 19th: Lovers Leap of Faith – Strawberry, 5K/10K/13.1Mi/18Mi/50K Runs at 8:00a.m., www.active.com or www.tctruns.com.

Oct 19th – 20th: Sierra Nevada Dog Driver’s 16th Annual Mushing Clinic in Truckee, www.sndd.org. Contact Hugo at (530)299-3512 or topaza@jps.net for more information.

Oct 20th: Yoga & California Wine & Food Experience at Carpe Vino in Auburn, 3:00p.m. – 6:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 20th: How to Make Herbal Medicine from the Spice Rack & Local Plants with Candis Cantin from Evergreen Herb Garden, 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Oct 27th: That Dam(n) Run (10K and Half Marathon), in Cool, www.ultrasignup.com.

Oct 27th: Rock Climbing Rescue Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 27th: Natural Hoof Care Clinic at the American River Pizza & Grill, 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Richard Robbins, instructor. Call 863-3367 for more information.  Oct 27th: Merrell Down and Dirty (military style 5K/10K obstacle course) presented by Suburu, at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, 8:00a.m., www.active.com.

Oct 28th: Placer County Mountain Rescue Team meeting at Placer County Sheriff’s Department, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., www.pcsomrt.org.

Oct 29th – 30th, Nov 1st: Gold Rush Shuffle II Pioneer 30/50 Mile Endurance Horseback Rides at Spenceville Wildlife Area. Contact Shawn at (916)826-8500 or shawnbowling@sbcglobal.net.

Oct 31st: Happy Holloween!

Nov 2nd: Zombie Runner Halloween Run – Marathon/Half Marathon/5 Mi Runs in Los Gatos, www.zoomrunningevents.com.

Nov 3rd: Apple Hill Harvest Run at ParaVi Winery. 3.5 Mi/8.5 Mi/.5 Mi Kids Fun Run, www.applehillrun.org. Proceeds benefit Camino students.

Upcoming Months

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

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