Feb 1: 36th Annual Jed Smith 30k/50k/50 mile Ultra Classic Runs in Sacramento, www.ultrasignup.com.
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22: Casual short or long road bike rides. Meet at Flower Farm Coffee House in Loomis, 9:30a.m. Contact Charlene at (530)210-7147 or firstname.lastname@example.org (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club). Other rides available at www.sfcyclists.com.
Feb 2: 5th Annual Super Sunday 5k/10k Runs in Sacramento, www.runsupersunday.org.
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24: Auburn Hill Hike Revisited, 6:00p.m., www.meetup.com/Roseville-Trail-Bike-Jog-Run-Club. Starts at Railhead Park in Auburn.
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25: Interval Speed Training at Placer High School, 6:00p.m., www.meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners.
Feb 5, 19: Upper Stagecoach to Kick A** Hill Hike, 5:00p.m. Members only, www.meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.
Feb 8: Harvego Bear River Preserve Docent Led Hike, www.placerlandtrust.org.
Feb 8: Snowshoe to Meiss Lake (7.5 mi), www.tahoerimtrail.org.
Feb 8: Folsom Lake Day Hike. Contact Jack at (916)944-4942 or www.sierraclub.org.
Feb 8: River Paddle on the Cosumnes River. Contact Rod at (916)631-7643 or Holly at (916)482-5592, www.sierraclub.org.
Feb 8: American Canyon 15k/25k/50k Runs in Auburn (follow portions of the Tevis/Western States and Quarry Trails), www.ultrasignup.com.
Feb 8: Winter Wildlife Tracking Tour on Showshoes at Echo Summit Sno-Park, 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.
Feb 9: Wild Winter Workout Power Hike at Upper Bidwell Park. Contact Jeanne at (530)321-7279, www.sierraclub.org.
Feb 9: Newest Concepts in Endurance Riding hosted by Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center, at the Blue Goose Event Center in Loomis, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. Learn from the latest research; developments regarding conditioning, supplements, gastric ulcers, lameness. Register by calling (916)652-7645.
Feb 9: Folk Tales on the Farm (near Coloma), 12:30p.m. – 2:30p.m. Call to register at (530)621-1224, www.arconservancy.org.
Feb 12, 26: Rock Quarry Trail to Boot Buster Hill with Training Hill Add-on(?), 5:00p.m. Members only, www.meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.
Feb 13: Yoga & Wine Experience at Casque Winery in Loomis, 6:00p.m. – 8:30p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.
Feb 14: Valentine’s Day.
Feb 15: Deer Creek Hills Full Moon Equestrian Tour, 4:00p.m. Contact Gina at (916)612-3719 for info, www.sacramentovalleyconservancy.org (also hiking, history & bird watching tours).
Feb 15: Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run’s 20 mile training run (acquaints runners with the final 20 miles), www.ultrasignup.com.
Feb 17: President’s birthday.
Feb 17: Snowshoe Tour at Echo Summit Sno-Park, 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.
Feb 22: Formidable 8 mile/13.1 mile/35k/50k Runs in Cool (www.elementalrunning.com for info), www.ultrasignup.com.
Feb 22: Training Hill & Olmstead Loop Trail Hike. Contact John at (916)967-1018 or www.sierraclub.org.
Feb 22: Snowshoe Fun to Lower Echo Lake (4 mi), www.tahoerimtrail.org.
Feb 22: Georgetown Divide Rotary Club Crab Feed, www.dividechamber.com.
Feb 22: El Dorado Ranch Hike, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Experience the most recent 1059 acre acquisition, a working cattle ranch that fronts the Cosumnes River. Register in advance at (530)621-1224, www.arconservancy.org.
Feb 26: PG&E Trail Hike along the Middle Fork of the American River. Meet at the Quarry Trail parking lot at 9:30a.m. Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or www.sierraclub.org.
Feb 28 – Mar 9: Snowfest at North Lake Tahoe & Squaw Valley, www.tahoesnowfestival.com.
Mar 2: The Great Ski Race to benefit Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue, www.thegreatskirace.com.
Mar 8: 25th Annual Way Too Cool 50k Run, “the most sought after 50k in the U.S.”, www.ultrasignup.com.
Mar 18: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting, at Joe Caribe’s (6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting), www.gcer.org.
Mar 27: Guest Speaker, Linda Tellington-Jones, at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, 6:00p.m. Contact email@example.com or (530)823-7282 for reservations, www.teviscup.org.
Mar 29: 4th Annual Dinner Fundraiser at Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, www.horsesforhealing.org.
May 10: 2nd Annual Gold Rush 100k in Folsom, www.goldrush100k.org.
May 11, 12: California Amgen Bicycle Tour.
May 18: 12th Annual Auburn Triathlon, www.jogrunrace.com.
May 24: Cool Ride & Tie & Equithon at the Olmstead Loop. 9 mi/12 mi/21 mi events. Proceeds benefit WSTF. Contact Sue at (916)316-2096 or Eve at (916)838-0376.
Jun 28, 29: WS100 Endurance Run, www.wser.org.
Jul 12: Ride & Tie Championships, Georgetown.
Jul 19: Gold Country 30/50 Mile Endurance Ride, www.gcer.org.
Aug 9: Tevis Cup 100 Mile in One Day Ride, www.teviscup.org.
Oct 11: Cool Ride & Tie & Equithon. 5 mi/9 mi/12 mi/21 mi events. Proceeds benefit WSTF. Contact Sue at (916)316-2096 or Eve at (916)838-0376.