Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

May Calendar

May 5: Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at the Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 471 Maidu Dr., 6:15p.m., canyonkeepers.org.

May 7: “Stagecoach Repeats”, 5:30p.m. – 8:15p.m., meetup.com/Auburn-Running-Company/events.

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

May 8, 22: Hammerin’ Wheels Mountain Bike Friday at Hidden Falls, 9:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.

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

May 9: Gold Country Challenge metric century/century/half century, active.com/grass-valley-ca/cycling/races.

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

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

May 9, 16: Learn to Kayak Class at Upper Lake Clementine, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 9, 16, 23, 30: Ultimate Frisbee Pickup Game at Henningson Lotus Park, 11:00a.m., meetup.com/Cool-Mountain-Athletes.

May 10: Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard at Upper Lake Clementine, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

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

May 16: Hidden Falls Trail “5 mile” Hike.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

May 16: Davis Double Century, davisbikeclub.org.

May 17: Hidden Falls Day Hike, sierraclub.org.  Contact leader, Katherine at malamute52@frontier.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 19: Caples Creek/Silver Fork Loop – Crystal Basin Day Hike, sierraclub.org.  Contact leader, Jim at (530)756-3973 or cramerjc@gmail.com.

May 19: Haulin’ Hooves Ride the American River Parkway, 9:30a.m., meetup.com/The-Sacramento-Haulin-Hoofs-Trail-Riders-Club/.

May 19: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting at Black Bear Diner in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner, 7:00p.m. – meeting), gcer.org.

May 20: Divide Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), divideha.org.

May 20: Loomis Basin Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at the Round Table Pizza Parlor in Loomis (6:30 – dinner; 7:00p.m.), garlic.com/~lbha.  Ranch Estate Planning with speaker, Margaret Fulton.

May 21: Olmstead Loop Canyon Keepers Interpretive Hike, 8:45a.m.  Contact Barry at (530)878-7048 or canyonkeepers.org.

May 23: Scenic Hike Series: Mount Judah Trailhead, 10:00a.m. – noon, rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 23: Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

May 23 – 25: Western States 100 Mile Run Memorial Weekend Training Camp (last 70 miles), ultrasignup.com.

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

May 25: 5th Annual Wounded Veteran Run 3k, 5k, 10k Runs, Folsom, benefits various organizations who work with Veterans, woundedveteranrun.org.

May 27: Foresthill Divide Loop Hike, 9:30a.m.  Contact Sheila at 886-0673 or canyonkeepers.org.

May 27: Equine Stretching: A little yoga for your horse, 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.  Pre-register at shannons@tahoerimtrail.org or (775)298-4490.

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

May 30: Dirty Diva Trail Run in Granite Bay (5k, 10k, ½ marathon), ultrasignup.com.

May 30: Lake Clementine … Hike, 8:30a.m.  Contact Diane at 888-1404, dancingwildflowers@me.com or canyonkeepers.org.

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

Jun 3: Planning a trip to Desolation Wilderness, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.  U.S. Forest Service speaker at Sacramento REI.

Jun 5 – 7: The Horse Expo in Sacramento, horsexpo.com.

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

Upcoming Months:

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

Jun 13:  She Rocks the Trails 10k & 25k in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Jun 13, 14:  Tahoe Rim Trail Training Runs, ultrasignup.com.  Day 1:  23 miles, Day 2:  26-32 miles.

Jun 14:  Get Along Triathlon, Auburn State Recreation Area.  A Park sanctioned event for 30 3 person teams: 1 equestrian, 1 runner, 1 mountain biker, northlanderevents.com.

Jun 19 – 21:  Wild West Pioneer I, II, III Endurance Ride, Nevada City, aerc.org.

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 2 – 4:  Folsom Pro Rodeo, folsomrodeo.com.

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

Jul 25:  27th Donner Lake Triathlon, donnerlaketri.com.

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.

Aug 22:  Pioneer Spirit 50 Mile Run at the Cool staging area, singletrackrunning.com or ultrasignup.com.

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

Oct 10:  Sacramento Century 20 mi/40 mi/65 mi/100 bike ride, sacramentocentury.com.  Benefits Sacramento Habitat for Humanity.

Nov 20:  Turkey’s Revenge 5k, 10k Run at Beal’s Point, singletrackrunning.com.

Dec 12:  Auburn’s First Vertical Challenge (approximately .6 mi run) at the American River Confluence, singletrackrunning.com.

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