Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

Apr 1: Scott Liske will share his 2013 experience of hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail in 16 days at Auburn’s Canyon View Community Center, 6:15p.m. meeting, canyonkeepers.org.
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Interval Speed Training at Placer High School track, 6:00p.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners.
Apr 2: Cronan Ranch Day Hike (senior section), 10:00a.m. at Pedro Hill staging area. Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673, sierraclub.org.
Apr 2: Friends of the Bayley House meeting 7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m., bayleyhouse.net.
Apr 4: Stevens’ Trail Day Hike overlooking the North Fork of the American River. Contact Bruce at bnotareus@comcast.net or 916-835-4663, sierraclub.org.
Apr 5: American River 50 mile Run – Folsom to Auburn Overlook, ultrasignup.com.
Apr 5: Equine Wellness Clinic at Auburn Equestrian Center, 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., ShowtimeEq.com.
Apr 5: Olmstead Loop Hike in Cool, 9:00a.m., canyonkeepers.org.
Apr 5: Mountain Bike Clinic & Ride led by Tom Peterson, 9:00a.m. – noon. Contact 530-621-1224 or julie@arconservancy.org to register and for more information.
Apr 5, 12, 19, 26: 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 charm.sfcc@sbbmail.com (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club). Other rides available at sfcyclists.com.
Apr 6: Introduction to Lead Rock Climbing Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Apr 6: Credit Union SacTown Ten Mile Run around the State Capitol, runsra.org.
Apr 7, 14, 21, 28: Auburn Hill Hike Revisited, 6:00p.m., meetup.com/Roseville-Trail-Bike-Jog-Run-Club. Starts at Railhead Park in Auburn.
Apr 9: Fuel Break Culvert & Confluence Trails Day Hike, 9:30a.m. Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673 to register, sierraclub.org.
April 9, 23: Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry Trail to Boot Buster Hill Hike, 5:00p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.
Apr 12: Auburn State Recreation Area Bridges Tour & River Cleanup. Meet at the Confluence, canyonkeepers.org.
Apr 12: Windy Point Hike (near Colfax), 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. Approximately 4 mile hike led by history enthusiasts Paul Whiting & Evan Jones. Contact 530-621-1224 to register, arconservancy.org.
Apr 12: Guided moderate horseback trail ride with some trotting. Ride from Balderston staging area, 10:00a.m. Contact Kit at cj1myers@aol.com for directions and information. Sponsored by El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation.
Apr 12: Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool. Rock Climbing Technique & Movement Class also offered.
Apr 12: 29th Annual Bike around the Buttes 17.5 mi, 40 mi, & 100 mi rides. Proceeds benefit Yolo-Sutter Diabetes Association, bikearoundthebuttes.com.
Apr 13: Kanaka Valley Hike (Rescue area) led by Tom Peterson, 9:00a.m. – noon. Contact 530-621-1224 to register, arconservancy.org.
Apr 15: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting, at Joe Caribe’s in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting), gcer.org.
Apr 16: Kathy Roberts Cow 101 (prior to her cow clinic “How to Move”) at the Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association meeting at 7:00p.m., garlic.com/~lbha.
Apr 17: Divide Horsemen’s Association General Meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – lasagna night/7:00p.m. – meeting), divideha.org.
Apr 19: Rock Climbing anchors Class – Natural & Fixed Protection at the Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Apr 22: Stevens’ Trail Day Hike. Contact Jim at 530-756-3973 or cramerjc@gmail.com, sierraclub.org.
Apr 26: Hidden Falls Day Hike. Contact Greg at gjhoyt2002@yahoo.com or 916-989-5377 to register, sierraclub.org.
Apr 26: Folsom Lake Trail Run – 10k/Half Marathon/35k/50k, ultrasignup.com.
Apr 26: American River Classic 25/50 Limited/Endurance Horseback Ride. Contact paul.klentos@gmail.com for more information, aerc.org.
Apr 26: Mt. Quarry Railroad Bed Hike. Meet at Overlook Park in Auburn, 9:30a.m., canyonkeepers.org.
Apr 27: 1st Annual Miners Revenge Half Marathon, Marathon, 2 person relay, ultrasignup.com. Start & finish at the Olmstead Loop, Cool.
Apr 27: Western States 100 Trail Work Day in Foresthill, 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., wser.org/calendar.
Apr 27: Learn to Kayak at Upper Lake Clementine, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Apr 29: Trail Maintenance Volunteer Work Party along the South Fork of the American River trail system. Contact 530-621-1224 or Kristin@arconservancy.org to register and for more information.
May 3: The Canyons 50k Run, ultrasignup.com. Foresthill to Swinging Bridge & back.

Upcoming Months:

May 9: Go the Distance 5k, 24 Hour Run, at Del Oro H.S. in Loomis, ultrasignup.com.
May 10: 2nd Annual Gold Rush 100k in Folsom, ultrasignup.com.
May 10: Mother Lode Century Bike Ride, motherlodecentury.com, benefits Friends of El Dorado Trail.
May 11: California Amgen Bicycle Tour. Stage 1 travels along Hwy 49 through Auburn and Cool.
May 17, 18: Competitive (judged) Trail Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area. Contact Kim at 916-276-3033 or foxworthykim@yahoo.com, thesfha.org (Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Association).
May 18: 12th Annual Auburn Triathlon, jogrunrace.com.
May 18: Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center 2nd Annual Open House & Equine Health Fair.
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.
May 24: Western States 100 Mile Run Training Camp – Memorial Day weekend, ultrasignup.com.
Jun 7: Twilight Trail Adventure 5k & 10k Runs, ultrasignup.com.
Jun 15: She Rocks the Trails 10k & 25k Runs in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.
Jun 22: Equestrian Poker Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area. Contact Kim at 916-276-3033 or foxworthykim@yahoo.com, thesfha.org (Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Association).
Jun 26 – 29: USA Track and Field Championships at California State University Sacramento’s Hornet Stadium.
Jun 28, 29: WS100 Endurance Run – Squaw Valley, wser.org.
Jul 12: Ride & Tie Championships, Georgetown.
Jul 4 -6: Tevis Run Ride & Education Event in Foresthill, teviscup.org.
Jul 19: Gold Country 30/50 Mile Endurance Ride, gcer.org.
Aug 9: Tevis Cup 100 Mile in One Day Ride, teviscup.org.
Aug 9: Cool Moon 100 mile, 50 mile, 25 mile, half marathon runs, elementalrunning.com.
Oct 11: Pioneer Spirit 50 mile run, elementalrunning.com.
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.

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