Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

June Calendar

Jun 7: Ride the Parkway (formerly the Rex Ride), arpf.org.  60 mile FUN road bike course from downtown Sacramento to Beale’s Point in Folsom on the American River Parkway.  Proceeds benefit American River Parkway Foundation.

Jun 7: Rock Climbing Anchors Class – Natural & Fixed Protection, 8:30a.m. – 2:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 7: Horse & Bicycle Desensitization Clinic with Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship at Loomis Arena, 9:30a.m. – 11:30a.m., garlic.com/~lbha.

Jun 7, 14, 21, 28: Moderate level longer training road bike ride, approximately 40 miles, sfcyclists.com.  Route changes.

Jun 9: California Camping Basics at REI Roseville, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 9 – 11: Jose Manuel Correia Lopes Working Equitation Clinic in Cool, SandySmythTraining.com.  For more information, 916-295-7116.

Jun 9, 16, 23, 30: Tuesday Walk – Empire Mine State Historic Park (Grass Valley), 9:00a.m., meetup.com/Nevada-County-Walkers/events.

Jun 9, 16, 23, 30: Interval Speed Work at Placer High School in Auburn, 6:00p.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Jun 12, 19, 26: Hammerin’ Wheels Mountain Bike Fridays at Hidden Falls, 9:30a.m.

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 Run in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

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

Jun 13, 14: Backpacking 101, Carson Pass to Showers Lake, tahoerimtrail.org.

Jun 14: French Meadows Road Cycling Loop, meetup.com/hammerinwheels/events.  Meet at Foresthill P.O., 9:00a.m.

Jun 14: Squaw Valley Half Marathon Run, tahoetrailrunning.com.

Jun 14: Sacramento International Triathlon & Duathlon, active.com.

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

Jun 23: Day Hike at Tells Creek, sierraclub.org.

Jun 17: Divide Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), divideha.org.

Jun 17: Loomis Basin Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at the Round Table Pizza Parlor in Loomis (6:30 – dinner; 7:00p.m.), garlic.com/~lbha.

Jun 18 – 21: El Dorado County Fair, Placerville.

Jun 19: Historical, Cultural & Natural Tour of the South Fork of the American River by El dorado County Parks/American River Conservancy & Marshall Gold Discovery State Park docents, 9:30a.m. – 2:00p.m.  Preregister with julie@arconservancy.org or 530-621-1224.

Jun 19 – 21: Wild West Pioneer I, II, III Endurance Ride, Nevada City, aerc.org, or contact robertribley@gmail.com.

Jun 20: Scenic Sierra Hike Series: Castle Peak, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 20: Kayak Rescue and Recovery at Upper Lake Clementine, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 20: 3rd Annual “Courage Run” 5k and 10k, benefiting Courage House – homes for children rescued out of sex trafficking, at Granite Bay High School.  Contact info@courageworldwide.org, courageworldwide.org/couragerun.

Jun 21: Rock Climbing Rescue Class at the Auburn Quarry, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 21: Napa Valley Cycle Tour: Clif Family Winery Velo Vino Tasting Room, 9:30a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Jun 21: Obstacle Playday with horse trainer Lisa Hornung at the Loomis Arena, 9:30a.m. – 11:30a.m., www.NVSmorgans.com, garlic.com/~lbha.

Jun 21: Wild West Ride & Tie 10 mile and 25 mile at Skillman Campground, rideandtie.org.  Contact Melissa at 530-268-1378 or mmribley@gmail.com.

Jun 25: Western States Trail Hike with Barry from Cool, 8:30a.m., canyonkeepers.org.

Jun 25 – 28: Placer County Fair, Roseville.

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.

Upcoming Months:

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

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

Jul 4:  Lovers Leap of Faith 5k/10k/half marathon/18 mi/50k/50 mi/100k Runs, Kyburz, active.com.

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

Jul 25:  Bayley House Community Barn Sale, 8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.  To reserve space, contact adams2810@sbcglobal.net or 887-8848.

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:  Twilight Trail Adventure Runs 5k & 10k, Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Aug 8:  Sierra Crest 30k & 50k Runs, Truckee, ultrasignup.com.

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

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

Aug 29:  Castle Peak 100k Run, Truckee, ultrasignup.com.

Aug 30:  Buffalo Stampede 10 mile Run, Sacramento, ultrasignup.com.

Sep 12:  Tahoe Sierra Century, tahoesierracentury.com.  60 mi and 100 mi routes.

Sep 13:  Robinson Flat 35k & 50k Runs, ultrasignup.com.

Sep 18 – 21:  9th Annual American River Music Festival, americanrivermusic.org.

Sep 19:  Emerald Bay 7.5 mi & 12k Runs, tahoetrailrunning.com.

Sep 24:  Draft Horse Classic at Nevada County Fairgrounds.

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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