Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

September Calendar

Sep 5: Mountain Bike Clinic, 9:00a.m. – noon, led by Tom Peterson.  Contact arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Sep 7: Labor Day

Sep 8, 15, 22, 29: Tuesday Interval Track Workout, 6:00p.m., at Placer High School in Auburn, meetup.com/Auburn-Running-Company/events.

Sep 10: 3 ½ mile Little Bald Mountain Hike from Robinson’s Flat.  Additional details on canyonkeepers.org.

Sep 10, 13: Trails in Motion Film Festival at the State Theater in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Sep 10 – 13: Gold Country Fair, Auburn, goldcountryfair.com.

Sep 11, 25: Hammerin’ Wheels Mountain Bike Friday at Hidden Falls, 9:30a.m., motherlodetrails.org.

Sep 11 – 13: Jose Manuel Correia Lopes Working Equitation Clinic, Cool, (916)295-7116 or SandySmythTraining.com.

Sep 12: Tahoe Sierra Century, tahoesierracentury.com or squawalpine.com.  60 mile and 100 mile routes.

Sep 12: Foresthill Divide Heritage Celebration, foresthillchamber.com.

Sep 12: Folsom Lake Mounted Patrol Qualification Tests – Granite Bay Horseman’s Assembly Area, 9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., motherlodetrails.org.

Sep 12, 26: Pony Pals Farm Day at All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc. in El Dorado Hills, 10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m.  A fun day for kids while learning basic horsemanship.  Email FarmDays@allaboutequine.org.

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

Sep 13: Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors at Upper Lake Clementine, 9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 14, 21, 28: Auburn Hills Hike – Beginner/Intermediate.  Meet at the Railroad Yard in Auburn, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., meetup.com/Roseville–Trail–Bike–Jog–Run–Club/events.

Sep 15: Haulin’ Hooves Ride the American River Parkway, 9:30a.m., motherlodetrails.org.

Sep 15: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting at Black Bear Diner in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner, 7:00p.m. – meeting), gcer.org.

Sep 16: Divide Horsemen Association’s general meeting with guest speaker from Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic, divideha.org. for details.

Sep 16: 3 mile Dog Walk at Greenwood Creek, 6:30p.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Sep 18 – 20: Tri-Cities Horsemen Ride – Camp – Dru Barner Equestrian Campground, motherlodetrails.org.

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

Sep 19: Lobster on the River in Coloma, placervillerotary.org.

Sep 19: Greater Sierra River Clean-up; trash cleanup on various waterways in El Dorado County.

Sep 19: Gear up Cycle for Youth, gearupforyouth.com.  40 Mile scenic road bike ride along the Sacramento River; benefits regional youth programs.

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

Sep 19: Bad Ass Beer Run in Garden Valley, active.com.

Sep 19 – 20: Folsom Lake SRA Mounted Patrol Benefit Poker Ride – Granite Bay, motherlodetrails.org.

Sep 20: Ironman Lake Tahoe, ironman.com.

Sep 20: Fall Equinox Night Hike at Olmstead Loop, 7:00a.m. – 11:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 23: Georgetown Founders Day, 10:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.

Sep 23: Fall “Training Hill” Hike near the American River Confluence led by Autumn Gronborg, 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Sep 24 – 27: Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair in Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.

Sep 26: Autumn in the Sierra: Mount Judah Hike, 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 26: Ultra Race of Champions half marathon, 50k, 100k, Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Sep 26: Lederhosen 5k and 10k Runs, a Squaw Valley annual Octoberfest event, tahoetrailrunning.com.

Sep 26: The Gold Rush 5k and 10 mile Trail Run, totalbodyfitness.com/site/race/gold-rush-10-miler and active.com.

Sep 26: Run for the Gold Event, 1k – 2k – 5k kids run/walk in Coloma, runsignup.com/Race/Ca/Coloma.

Sep 26: Full Moon Hike to Brockway Vista, 6:15p.m. – 8:15p.m.  Meet at Brockway Summit Trailhead, tahoerimtrail.org.

Sep 26, 27: 13th Annual Great Lake Tahoe Bike Race & Ride, tahoebikerace.com.

Sep 27: Gold Rush Mountain Bike Race at Folsom Lake SRA, totalbodyfitness.com/site/race/gold-rush-mountain-bike-race.  10-20-30-40 mile races.

Sep 27: Sierra Foothills Cycling Club 4th Sunday Casual Ride with No Drop.  Meet at Loomis Train Depot at 9:00a.m.  Contact ted.herr@yahoo.com or sfcyclists.com.

Sep 28: Georgetown Divide Recreation District Board Meeting at the Greenwood Community Center, 7:00p.m. – 9:30p.m.

Sep 29: 3rd Western States Trail Foundation Benefit Golf Tournament at Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista.  Contact Kathy at 878-3897 and kathysouthgate@msn.com or Shellie at (530)518-3676 and shellie@valleyfinance.com.  Cancelled.

Oct 1: General/All Georgetown Divide Equestrian Trails Foundation Members meeting at the Greenwood Community Center (potluck – 6:30p.m.; meeting – 7:00p.m.), gdetf.com.

Oct 3: Georgetown Divide Equestrian Trails Foundation Poker Ride at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground in Georgetown, gdetf.com.

Oct 3: Coolest Ride and Tie & Equathon, rideandtie.org.  Various Ride and Tie, Equathon and Run distances.  All proceeds benefit Horses of Honor and Western States Trail Foundation.  The WSTF Fund Run to benefit trails is held in conjunction with the Ride and Tie & Equathon.  Contact susansmythjackson@gmail.com.

Oct 3: Tahoe Flume Trail Fall Classic ½ marathon, ultrasignup.com.

Oct 6: Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at the Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 471 Maidu Dr., 6:15p.m., canyonkeepers.org.  Gus Thompson, 26 year Auburn Journal report will present his perspective of living nearby from a historical and recreational viewpoint.

Oct 6: Georgetown Divide Chamber meeting at Cool Beerwerks, 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m.

Upcoming Months:

Oct 10: Sacramento Century 20 mi/40 mi/65 mi/100 bike ride, sacramentocentury.com.  Sponsored by American Veterans and Sacramento Habitat for Humanity.

Oct 10: Euchre Bar Massacre 25 mile and 50 mile Runs along the North Fork of the American River, ultrasignup.com.

Oct 10: Folsom Lake Ultra Trail 68.5 mile Run, singletrackrunning.com.

Oct 17: That Diamond Run 10k and ½ marathon Runs in Cool, ultrasignup.com.

Oct 18: Overlook Endurance Runs 30k, 50k, ultrasignup.com or trasonevents.com.

Nov 7: Pollock Pines Run in the Pines 5k, 10 mi, ½ marathon, 20 mi, 50k Runs, active.com.

Nov 15: Golden Rattle 10k, 25k, 50k Runs in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

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 and ultrasignup.com.

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