Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

October Calendar

Oct 1, 15, 29: Upper Stagecoach to Kick A** Hill + Training Hill add on Hike, 5:00p.m.  Meet at the end of Russell Road in Auburn, meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.  Members only.

Oct 2: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation General Meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), edetf.weebly.com.

Oct 4: NorCal Equestrian Challenge Ride to raise awareness and benefit MS, Pioneer Express Trail.  Starts at Granite Bay Staging Area (Folsom Lake State Recreation Area), 7:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.

Oct 4: El Dorado Equestrian Trails Foundation Poker Ride at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground.  Proceeds benefit our local trails, edetf.weebly.com.

Oct 4: Lover’s Leap 4-5 mile intermediate high elevation Hike, 9:30a.m. – 3:00p.m.  Contact 621-1224 or arconservancy.org.

Oct 4: Northlander Off Road Triathlon at Lake Clementine, Auburn, globalbiorhythmevents.com.

Oct 4: Lower Lola Montez Lake 6 mile Hike (near Soda Springs).  Contact Jack at 916-944-4942, sierraclub.org.

Oct 4: Sacramento Wheelmen 20 – 50 mile road Bike Ride and Picnic at Loomis Community Park.  Contact Sandy at 916-791-3426 or skybike@surewest.net, sacwheelmen.org.

Oct 4: Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class at Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 4: Tahoe Flume Trail Fall Classic half marathon, ultrasignup.com.

Oct 6, 13, 20, 27: Monday morning brisk paced road Bike training Ride, 33-37 miles.  Starts at Victory Velo Bike Shop in Auburn at 8:00a.m., meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events/calendar.

Oct 7: Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keeper’s Monthly Meeting at Auburn’s Canyon View Community Center, 6:15p.m., canyonkeepers.org.

Oct 8: 33rd Annual Tahoe Rim Trail Association’s Annual Meeting, at Heavenly’s Lakeview Lodge, 5:30p.m.  Contact 775-298-4485 or tahoerimtrail.org.

Oct 11: Pioneer Spirit 50 mile Run; starts at the Olmstead Loop, finishes in Folsom, elementalrunning.com.

Oct 11: McKeon/Ponderosa Trail Hike, 9:00a.m., canyonkeepers.org.

Oct 11: Coolest Ride & Tie & Equithon.  5 mi/9 mi/12 mi/21 mile events.  Proceeds benefit Western States Trail Foundation.  Contact Sue at 916-316-2096 or Eve at 916-838-0376.

Oct 11: Euchre Bar Massacre 25 mile and 50 mile Runs (Foresthill), ultrasignup.com.

Oct 11: Switchback Challenge 11k Run (Meadow Vista), ultrasignup.com.

Oct 12: American Spirit half marathon Run in Folsom, elementalrunning.com.

Oct 14: El Dorado Ditch 9 mile Hike (near Pollock Pines).  Contact Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531, sierraclub.org.

Oct 15: Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association Meeting at Loomis Round Table Pizza (6:30 eat, 7:00 meet), garlic.com/~lbha.

Oct 15: Divide Horsemen’s Association General Meeting at Greenwood Community Center – see website for details, divideha.org.

Oct 17: Global Changes:  yesterday, today and tomorrow, 6:00p.m. – 7:30p.m.  Native American perspective shared, Coloma area.  Contact 621-1224 or arconservancy.org.

Oct 18: Lovers Leap of Faith – Strawberry 5k, 10k, 13.1mi, 18mi, 50k Runs, tctruns.com.

Oct 18: Wrights Lake to Smith Lake 6.5 mile day Hike.  Contact Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or 916-966-0531, sierraclub.org.

Oct 18: Meteor Shower Hike at Foresthill Road Trailhead, 5:30p.m. – 9:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Oct 18: Sierra Trail half marathon and 5k Runs at Granite Beach, active.com.

Oct 19: 50 mile mountain Bike Race at Granite Beach, tbfracing.com.

Oct 21: Gold Country Endurance Riders Monthly Meeting (6:00p.m. – dinner/7:00p.m. – meeting), gcer.org.  Location TBD.

Oct 25: My Sister’s House 11th Annual 5k Run/Walk for Safe Haven at William Land Park (working for homes without violence and lives without fear), runforasafehaven.com.  This is the primary annual fundraiser.

Oct 26: Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Association annual Poker Ride – Spenceville, thesfha.org.

Oct 26: That Dam(n) Run Trail Races – 10k & half marathon at the Olmstead Loop, runthedamnhalf.com.

Oct 26: Sunday Casual road Bike Ride at the Loomis Train Depot, 10:00a.m.  Contact ted.herr@yahoo.com, sfcyclists.com (Sierra Foothills Cycling Club).

Oct 29: Greenwood Creek senior section 4 mile Hike along the South Fork of the American River.  Contact Sheila at 530-886-0673 or sierraclub.org.

Nov 1: Sunset Photography Class at the Foresthill Divide Loop Trail, 4:30p.m. – 7:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Nov 1, 2: Wilderness First Aid with WMI and REI at Camp Pollock (Sacramento Valley Conservancy), 9:00a.m. – 6:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

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