Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

January 2014 Calendar

Jan 1: Happy New Year!

Jan 1: 14th annual 5k/10k/10-mile Resolution Run at the Auburn Overlook, 1:00p.m., visitplacer.com.

Jan 1: Gold Country Endurance Riders potluck/meeting at the Milestone Saloon in Cool,

2:00p.m., gcer.org.

Jan 4: 5k Resolution Run, starts at Crocker Park at the “Sacramento” Bike Trail. Sponsored by TRG, an international – all volunteer – organization which provides sustainable solutions to young people in South Africa, 5kresolution.org.

Jan 4, 11, 18, 25: Casual short or long road bike rides. Meet at Flower Farm Coffee House in Loomis, 9:00a.m. Contact Charlene at (530)210-7147 or charm.sfcc@sbbmail.com (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club).

Jan 5: Auburn Quarry – Auburn State Recreation Area morning hike. Contact klsargent@frontiernet.net, sierraclub.org.

Jan 7, 14, 21, 28: Interval Speed Training at Placer High School, 6:00p.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners.

Jan 8, 22: Upper Stagecoach to Kick A** Hill Hike, 5:00p.m. Members only, meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Jan 9, 16, 23, 30: Cardiac Bypass & Tailgate Hike, 6:00p.m. Members only, meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Jan 11: Beginner Cross-Country Skiing at Loon Lake. Contact rich.sierraclub@pacbell.net or (916)492-2181, sierraclub.org.

Jan 11: “Start Training” Half Marathon Program Information Session sponsored by American Heart Association, 9:00a.m. to 10:30a.m., SacramentoStartTraining.org. Contact natalie.reyes@heart.org.

Jan 11: Weimar Institute Trails Day Hike. Contact Imelda at (916)508-4441, sierraclub.org.

Jan 11: Mushroom Presentation and Hike, 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224, arconservancy.org.

Jan 11: 19th Annual Winter Trails Day in Truckee at Tahoe Donner Cross-Country Ski Center. Free snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, interpretive hikes, product demo’s etc., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 14: Auburn State Recreation Area Main Bar Trail Hike. Contact Jim at (530)756-3973 or cramerjc@gmail.com, sierraclub.org.

Jan 15, 29: Rock Quarry Trail to Boot Buster Hill with Training Hill Add-On (?), 5:00p.m. Members only, meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Jan 18: Avalanche Transceiver Class at Donner Summit Sno-Park, 1:00 to 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 22: Folsom – Sterling Point (Senior) Hike. Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673, sierraclub.org.

Jan 25: Cross Country Ski Royal Gorge. Contact Stan at 916-393-5373 or geezenski2@sbcglobal.net, sierraclub.org.

Jan 25: Salmon Falls Ranch Hike, 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. Contact (530)621-1224, arconservancy.org.

Jan 25: Winter Landscape Photo on Snowshoes at Tahoe Donner Snowshoeing/Cross Country Ski Center, 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 25, 26: Loon Lake Open House. Join El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol at Loon Lake Chalet. Contact Ted at info@ednsp.org, sierraclub.org.

Jan 26: Intro to Snowshoeing for Women at Donner Summit Sno-Park, 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jan 29: Intro to Snowshoeing for Seniors at Tahoe Donner Snowshoeing/Cross Country Ski Center, 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Upcoming Months:

Feb 1: Jed Smith 30k/50k/50 mile Runs in Sacramento, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 8: American Canyon 15k/25k/50k Runs in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 28 – Mar 9: Snowfest Carnival at Squaw Valley, visitplacer.com.

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