Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

April Calendar

Apr 7: Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at the Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 471 Maidu Dr., 6:15p.m., canyonkeepers.org.

Apr 8: Loomis Basin Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at the Round Table Pizza Parlor in Loomis (6:30 – dinner; 7:00p.m.), garlic.com/~lbha.

Apr 8: Cronan Ranch Hike (seniors).  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org.

Apr 9: Learn to Kayak Class (for Seniors) at Upper Clementine Lake, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.  Check dates for other kayaking classes offered in April and May.

Apr 11: Annual meeting Pacific Crest Trail Association at Sierra Health Foundation in Sacramento; Open House at headquarters next door, pcta.org.

Apr 11, 18, 25: Ultimate Frisbee Pickup Game at Henningson Lotus Park, 11:00a.m., meetup.com/Cool-Mountain-Athletes.

Apr 11, 26: Outdoor Rock Climbing (Refresher) at Auburn Quarry in Auburn State Recreation Area, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.  Check dates for other rock climbing classes offered in April and May.

Apr 12: Hidden Falls Get Your Hike On, meetup.com/Women – Outdoors.

Apr 12: K2 Challenge – 4mph or out!  Continuous run – 4 mile loop – 6:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., singletrackrunning.com or ultrasignup.com.  Starts near the base of Training Hill in the Auburn State Recreation Area.

Apr 12: Birdwalk at Olmstead Loop/Knickerbocker Creek, 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.  Contact arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224 for info.

Apr 12, 19, 26: Let’s Meet Up for a Ladies Road Ride, 9:00a.m. – noon, Flower Farm Inn & Café in Loomis, meetup.com/Bella-Fiore-Ladies-Cycling-Club/events.  Intermediate – advanced ride, 25 – 45 miles.  Must RSVP.

Apr 15: Back Country Horsemen’s Association Motherlode Unit Day Ride at Cronan Ranch, bchcmlu.org.

Apr 15: Walking the Camino de Santiago, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m. at Sacramento REI, rei.com/outdoorschool.  Speaker is an experienced walker and “Camino” Guide.

Apr 15: Fuel Break, Culvert and Confluence Trails Hike.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or canyonkeepers.org.

Apr 16: Divide Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), divideha.org.  “Meet the Trainers.”

Apr 17 – 19: Back Country Horsemen’s Mother Lode Unit Dru Barner Camp Trip, Georgetown, bchcmlu.org.

Apr 18: American River Endurance Riders Classic 25/50/70 mile rides, aerc.org.  Contact George at (916)203-5147 or findem12@hotmail.com, arrc50@hotmail.com.

Apr 18: Bike Around the Buttes 17.5 mi & 40 mi bike ride, bikearoundthebuttes.com.  30th annual benefit for Yuba-Sutter Children’s Type 1 Diabetes Support Group.

Apr 18: Sugarloaf Stampede 5k, 10k & 10 mile runs in Placerville, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 18, 26: Wakamatsu Historical tour, 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.  Contact arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224 for more info.

Apr 19: REI Run Series – Run by the River at Quarry Rd Trailhead, Auburn State Recreation Area (5k & 10k), 8:30a.m. – 11:30a.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 19: Sacramento Earth Day.

Apr 19: A71 French Meadows Road Bike Loop.  71 mi Ride starts in Foresthill, meetup.com/hammerinwheels/events.

Apr 20: Monroe Ridge – Coloma Hike (seniors).  Contact Sue at (916)626-9997 or sierraclub.org.

Apr 21: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting at Black Bear Diner in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner, 7:00p.m. – meeting), gcer.org.

Apr 22, May 6: Meteor Shower Hike at Foresthill Rd Trailhead, 7:00p.m. – 10:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 24: Murderer’s Bar – Auburn State Recreation Area Hike (seniors).  Contact Jim at (530)756-3973 or sierraclub.org.

Apr 25: Folsom Lake 10k, half marathon, 35k & 50k trail runs, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 25: Miner’s Revenge 24k & 42k trail runs in Cool, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 27: C28 Move It Monday Road bike Ride – Intermediate – Flower Farm Inn/Shirland Tract/Powerhouse, meetup.com/pedalclub/events.  Starts at 9:00a.m. in Loomis.

Apr 28: Trail Talk: Geology of the Tahoe Rim Trail, South Lake Tahoe Library from 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

May 2: 137th Kentucky Derby.

May 2: Bayside Adventure Sports Cronan Ranch Equestrian Ride, 10:00a.m.  Meet at Magnolia Staging Area, baysideadventuresports.com.

May 2: The Canyons 50k & 100k Endurance Runs, Foresthill, ultrasignup.com.

May 2: Run in the Pines 5k, 10 mi, ½ marathon, 20 mi, 50k, 50 mi Runs, Pollock Pines, ultrasignup.com.

May 2: American River Parkway ½ marathon and 5k runs, meetup.com/Women – Outdoors.

May 8: Go the Distance 5k, 24 hours Run in Loomis, ultrasignup.com.

May 9: Fleet Feet’s Dirty Secret Trail Run (10 mi & 6 mi) at Northside School in Cool, dirtysecrettrailrun.com.

May 9: Motherlode Century 33.5 mi & 63.3 mi bike rides, motherlodecentury.com.

May 9: Gold Rush 50k Run, Cronan Ranch, goldrush50k.org.

Upcoming Months:

May 10 – 17:  Amgen Tour of California, amgentourofcalifornia.com.

May 17:  Coloma 5k, 10k 10 mi River Run, Lotus, norcal.jdrf.org/events/colomariverrun.

May 17:  13th Annual Auburn Triathlon, auburntriathlon.com.  Register at active.com.

May 23 – 25:  Memorial Day Weekend Training Run, last 70 miles of the Western States Trail, wser.org.

May 24:  Dru Barner Fun/Benefit Ride hosted by Georgetown Divide Equestrian Trails Foundation, gdetf.com.

May 30:  Sierra Century 35 mi/65 mi/69 mi/102 mi/122 mile bike ride, sierracentury.org.

May 31:  Auburn Century/Wildest Ride in the West (140 mi/110 mi/70 mi/40 mi), ultrasignup.com.

Jun :  NATRC Ride at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground in Georgetown, natrc.org.

Jun 5 – 7:  horsexpo.com.

Jun 6:  Twilight Trail Adventure 5k and 10k runs, Cool, twilighttrailadventure.com.

Jun 13:  Hike on Pacific Crest Trail (6 miles Azalea & Flora Lakes & Lake Angela), meetup.com/Women-Outdoors.

Jun 27 – 28:  Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, wser.org.

Jun 28:  Run to Squaw 7.9 mile run, along the Truckee River, tahoetrailrunning.com/trail-runs.

Jul 3 – 6:  Tevis Educational Ride, teviscup.org.

Jul 25:  27th Donner Lake Triathlon.

Jul 26:  Blood Sweat & Beers 5.9 Short Run & 10.5 Long Run, bloodsweatbeers.com.  Start/finish at Railhead Park on Pacific Ave. in Auburn.  Benefits PARC (Protect American River Canyons).

Aug 1:  Tevis, teviscup.org.

Aug 8, 9:  Cool Moon 100 mi/100k/50 mi/25 mi/14 mi/100 mi team relay runs, elementalrunning.com.

Oct 10:  Coolest Ride and Tie & Equathon, rideandtie.org.

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