Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

August Calendar

Aug 2: Tom Peterson leads all levels of mountain bike riders on a clinic/bike ride on unpaved trails, the first Saturday of the month.  Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 4, 11, 18, 25: Auburn Hill Hike Revisited, 6:00p.m., meetup.com/Roseville-Trail-Bike-Jog-Run-Club.  Starts at Railhead Park in Auburn.

Aug 5: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keeper’s monthly meeting at Auburn’s Canyon View Community Center, 6:15p.m. meeting, canyonkeepers.org.

Aug 6, 20: Upper Stagecoach to Kick A** Hill + Training Hill Add on Hike, 5:00p.m.  Meet at the end of Russell Road, Auburn, meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.  Members only.

Aug 7, 14, 21, 28: Thursday Evening 16 -21 Mile Road Bike Rides, 6:00p.m., Auburn and vicinity.  Contact dcaustinbiz@yahoo.com (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club).  Other rides available at sfcyclists.com.

Aug 7 – 10: Jeep Jamboree USA, 17th Rubicon Trail, jeepjamboreeusa.com.

Aug 8: Moonlight Stand Up Paddleboard at Lake Clementine, 7:30p.m. – 11:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 9: Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing at Auburn Quarry, 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 9: Meteor Shower Hike – Foresthill Rd Trailhead, 7:15p.m. – 10:45p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 9: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keeper’s hike on the Lake Clementine Trail.  Meet at the American River Confluence curved bridge at 8:00a.m., canyonkeepers.org.

Aug 9: 59th Tevis Cup in One Day Ride, Truckee to Auburn, teviscup.org.

Aug 9: Cool Moon 100 mile, 50 mile, 25 mile, half marathon runs, elementalrunning.com.

Aug 9: 20 – 35+ mile road bike ride, begins at Discovery Park, 8:30a.m.  Casual ride, flat to rolling, sacwheelmen.org or Linda at (916)457-8815 and lzeiszler@surewest.net.

Aug 10: Tahoe Rim Trail Association Full Moon Hike – Tahoe Meadows – Members Only, 7:30p.m. – 9:30p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

Aug 10: Co-founder of Tahoe Institute for Natural Science – Will Richardson will lead a Nature Ramble hike from Squaw Valley High Camp, 10:45a.m. – 1:00p.m., squawvalley.com.

Aug 11: World’s Largest Golf Outing Benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project, worldslargestgolfouting.com.  WLGO has raised $1.1 million since 2011.  Lincoln Hills Golf Club host.

Aug 13, 27: Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry Trail to Boot Buster Hill Hike, 5:00p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.  Members only.

Aug 16: Guided moderate horseback trail rides with some trotting.  Ride from various local staging areas.  Contact Kit at wolfbrokit@aol.com for directions and information.  Sponsored by El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation.

Aug 17: Run on the Sly 12K, Half Marathon, 20 Mile, 50K Runs, runonthesly.com.

Aug 17: 37 – 50 mile road bike ride, starts in Newcastle, 8:30a.m., sacwheelmen.org or Fred at 916-962-2626 and ft58@sbcglobal.net.

Aug 17, 30: Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition at Cosumnes River Preserve, 8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 19: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting at Joe Caribe’s in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting), gcer.org.

Aug 20: Divide Horsemen’s Association General Meeting – see website for details (6:30p.m. – lasagna night/7:00p.m. – meeting), divideha.org.

Aug 20: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association meeting:  TBD, garlic.com/~lbha.

Aug 22: Sunset Photography Class at Foresthill Rd Trailhead, 6:00p.m. – 8:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 23: 4th Annual Rebels XC Challenge 6K Run/Walk (designed for all levels of fitness) at Ancil Hoffman Park in Carmichael, ultrasignup.com.

Aug 23: Tahoe Sierra Off Road Century Mtn Bike Race on the Western States Trail (Soda Springs/Auburn), globalbiorhythmevents.com.

Aug 23: Tahoe Rim 50 Mile Endurance Ride, sanne@endurancetrax.com, aerc.org.  Must pre-register, lottery entry.

Aug 26 – 29: Desolation Wilderness 35 mile backpack trip, begins at Wrights Lake.  Contact Thomas at (415)492-2264 or tpost123@hotmail.com and sierraclub.org.

Aug 29 – Sep 1: 3-Day Backpacking 101 and Beyond, Truckee, tahoetrips.com.

Aug 30: Menage-a-Trail Race (3 runner relay) at the Cool Fire Station, 8:00a.m., menageatrail.com.  Proceeds benefit runningschool.org, a non-profit fitness and healthy lifestyle program working with schools across N. California and Nevada.

Sep 6, 7: Georgetown NATRC Ride the Divide at the Dru Barner Equestrian Park.  Contact Laura at (916)689-1631 or hereticsunite@hotmail.com.

Upcoming Months:

Sep 21: Get Along Triathlon in Cool, globalbiorhythmevents.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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