Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

June Calendar

Jun 10 – 12: Western States Horse Expo at Cal Expo, horseexpo.com.
Jun 10 – 12: Level 1 Equine Unwinding in Winters, (707)312-1119 or holistichorseworks.com.
Jun 10 – 12: Elegant Ears Camp/Ride at Dru Barner Campground, motherlodetrails.org.
Jun 10, 24: Mountain Bike Fridays; meet at Victory Velo in Auburn at 10 a.m., motherlodetrails.org.
Jun 11: Cody Lake Sierra Trail Challenge 5k, 10k & 13.1 mile Runs in Strawberry, tctruns.com.
Jun 11: Born to Roam family exploration program, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.
Jun 11: Granite Chief Picayune Valley Day Hike, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.
Jun 11: She Rocks the Trails 10k & 25k Runs, Auburn, ultrasignup.com.
Jun 11: 52nd Annual Wagon Train on Main in Placerville, placerville-downtown.org.
Jun 11, 12: 2016 Wilderness Outdoor Weekend by Sierra Magazine at Clair Taapan Lodge, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 11, 12: Backpacking 101: Carson Pass to Showers Lake, tahoerimtrail.org.
Jun 11, 25: Mountain Bike Group Ride at Auburn Overlook, motherlodetrails.org.
Jun 12: Squaw Valley half marathon, tahoetrailrunning.com.
Jun 12: Wilderness Survival: 3 season skills at Placer Land Trust: Taylor Ranch Preserve, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 12: Tahoe Rim Trail Training Runs at Glenbrook, Nevada. 26 – 32 mile Runs, ultrasignup.org.
Jun 13, 20, 27: Auburn Hills Hike: Beginner/Intermediate, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Meet at Railhead Park in Auburn, meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.
Jun 14, 21, 28: Interval Speed Training at Placer High School track in Auburn, 6 p.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.
Jun 15: Basic CPR & AED, taught by the American Heart Association, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.
Jun 15: Divide Horsemen’s Association’s monthly general meeting, divideha.org.
Jun 16 – 19: El Dorado County Fair, Placerville. Cowboys & Carousels, eldoradocountyfair.org.
Jun 16, 23: Thursday Road Bike Rides, casual paced. Meet in Meadow Vista. Contact Ron at (530)878-0184, sfcyclists.com.
Jun 17: Mountain Bike Fridays with Victory Velo at Hidden Falls Regional Park, 9 a.m., meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events. Check for other dates/different locations.
Jun 17 – 19: Wild West Pioneer Endurance Horseback Ride, Nevada City, aerc.org.
Jun 17 – 26: Adventure Sport Week, Lake Tahoe trail running – mountain biking – triathlon – paddleboard – swimming, adventuresportsweektahoe.com.
Jun 18: Rock Climbing Rescue Class – Level 2, at Auburn SRA: Quarry Trail, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 18: Learn to Stand up Paddleboard Class at Auburn SRA: Upper Lake Clementine, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 18: Tour de Manure, Sierraville. Sierra Valley Metric Century Ride, 60 – 42 – 30 mile rides, tourdemanure.org.
Jun 18, 19: NATRC Competitive Trail (horseback) Ride at Dru Barner in Georgetown, natrc.org or gdetf.com.
Jun 19: Learn to Kayak Class for seniors at Auburn SRA, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 19: Burton Creek 50k Trail Run at Tahoe City, tahoetrailrunning.com.
Jun 19: Broken Arrow Skyrace 50k Run, brokenarrowskyrace.com.
Jun 19: Celebrate Father’s Day!
Jun 19: 55th Annual Nevada City Bicycle Classic – “the largest and oldest bike race on the west coast, nevadacityclassic.com.
Jun 19: Wild West Ride & Tie in Nevada City, rideandtie.org.
Jun 21: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting in Auburn (dinner – 6 p.m.; meeting – 7 p.m.), gcer.org.
Jun 21 – 22: Full Moon Hike at Auburn SRA: Olmstead Loop Trailhead, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jun 23: River Clean Up on the South Fork of the American River, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Contact bronti@arconservancy.org.
Jun 23: Cool to Quarry day hike. Contact Barry at (530)878-7048, canyonkeepers.org.
Jun 23 – 26: Placer County Fair, Roseville, placercountyfair.org.
Jun 24 – 26: Back Country Horsemen Mother Lode Unit Telles Creek Work Party, bchcmlu.org.
Jun 25: Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Association Poker Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area, thesfha.org.
Jun 25, 26: Western States 100 Mile Run, wser.org.
Jun 26: Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Association Competitive Judged Trail Ride at Brushy Creek Spenceville, thesfha.org.
Jun 28: Day Hike Snow Valley Peak: 12 mile round trip along the Tahoe Rim Trail. RSVP at meetup.com/sacramento-sierra-club/events.
Jun 30: Thursday Road Bike Rides, casual paced. Meet at Victory Velo in Auburn. Contact Ron at (530)878-0184, sfcyclists.com.
Jun 30: Salmon Falls Ranch Stewardship Day, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Contact bronti@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.
Jul 2: Lovers Leap of Faith 5k, 10k, 9 mi, 13.1 mi, 18 mi, 50k, 50 mi, 100k, 100 mile Runs in Strawberry, tctruns.com.
Jul 4: Celebrate America & the 4th!
Jul 5: Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at the Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45p.m.; meeting 6:15p.m.), canyonkeepers.org. Speaker Richard Yue, the proprietor of Shanghai Restaurant, will share his family’s Auburn history and explain the place of the Joss house in Chinese history.
Jul 9: Gold Country Endurance Ride 2016, gcer.org.
Jul 9 – 10: Backpacking to Granite Chief Picayune Valley/Five Oaks. Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Upcoming Months:

Jul 16, 17: Tahoe Rim Trail 55K, 50 Mile & 100 Mile Endurance Runs, tahoemtnmilers.org.
Jul 17: 6th Annual Cowboys & Cornbread, Placerville. Brewfest & Horse Show, eldoradocountyfair.org.
Jul 23, 24: Tevis Cup 100 Mile in One Day Ride, teviscup.org.
Aug 4 – 7: Mountain Bike Festival, Downieville, downievilleclassic.com.
Aug 6: Sierra Crest 30k & 50k Runs at Truckee, ultrasignup.org.
Aug 6: Twilight Trail Adventure 5k & 10k Runs in Auburn, ultrasignup.org.
Aug 10 – 14: Nevada County Fair, Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.
Aug 20: Pioneer Spirit 50 mile Solo & Relay in Auburn, singletrackrunning.com.
Sep 3, 4: Foresthill Divide Heritage Festival, foresthillchamber.org.
Sep 11 – 18: World Gold Panning Championships, Placerville, visiteldorado.com.
Sep 16 – 19: 10th Annual American River Music Festival, Coloma.
Sep 17 – 18: Gold Rush Live – Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, Coloma.
Sep 22 – 25: 30th Annual Draft Horse Classic Harvest Fair at Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.
Sep 24: Ultra Race of Champions 100k, 50k, 25k Trail Runs, Auburn, ultraroc.com and ultrasignup.com. Registration is currently open.
Sep 22 – 25: Draft Horse Classic in Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.
Sep 25: Great Auburn Obstacle Race/5k Fun Run, visitauburn.com.
Oct 1: Sacramento Century. Ride for a Reason – Conquer Childhood Cancers, sacramentocentury.com.
Oct 9: Placer Farm & Barn Tour, placergrown.org.
Oct 15: Overlook Endurance Runs 50k & 30k Trail Runs, trasonrunning.com.
Nov 18 – 20: Mountain Mandarin Festival, visitauburnca.com.

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