Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

July Calendar

Jul 8 – 24: California State Fair, castatefair.org.
Jul 10: Fleet Feet Trail Training Run at Cronan Ranch, all day, motherlodetrails.org.
Jul 10: Rock Climbing Classes at Auburn State Recreation Area’s Quarry Trail, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jul 11, 18, 25: Auburn Hills Hike: Beginner/Intermediate, 6 – 8 p.m. Meet at Railhead Park in Auburn, meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.
Jul 13, 20, 27: Interval Speed Training at Placer High School track in Auburn, 6 p.m., meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.
Jul 15: Moonlight Kayak Tour at Auburn State Recreation Area’s Upper Lake Clementine, 7:30 – 11:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jul 15, 29: Auburn Cycling Mtn Bike Fridays at Hidden Falls, all day, motherlodetrails.org.
Jul 16: Backcountry Navigation with a GPS – Level 1, at Placer Land Trust: Taylor Ranch Preserve, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jul 16, 17: Tahoe Rim Trail 55K, 50 Mile & 100 Mile Endurance Runs, tahoemtnmilers.org.
Jul 14, 21, 28: Thursday Road Bike Rides, casual paced. Meet in Meadow Vista. Contact Ron at 878-0184, sfcyclists.com.
Jul 17: Cronan Ranch Hike 8 a.m. – noon. Beginner level hike led by a naturalist. Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.
Jul 17: 6th Annual Cowboys & Cornbread, Placerville. Brewfest & Horse Show, eldoradocountyfair.org.
Jul 17: Bikes, Baguettes & Brie – Bastille Day in Loomis, 8 a.m. – noon, flowerfarminn.com.
July 20: Divide Horsemen Association’s general monthly meeting at Hart to Hart Winery, divideha.org.
Jul 20: Map & Compass Navigation Basics class, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jul 21: Ruck-a-Chucky Falls Hike. Contact Barry at (530)878-7048, canyonkeepers.org.
Jul 23: Woods Lake to Round Top Lake Loop Hike, 7:30a.m. – 3 p.m. Moderate to strenuous hike led by Kay Osborn. Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.
Jul 23: Lunar Lunacy Bike Ride in Downtown Sacramento, 7 – 11:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jul 23: Kayaking for Boomers 50+ at Lake Natoma, auburnrec.com.
Jul 23, 24: California State Horseman’s Association Trail Trials at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground, motherlodetrails.org or trailtrials.com. Contact Jennifer at (916)996-1569.
Jul 23 – 24: Donner Lake Triathlon, donnerlaketri.com.
Jul 23, 24: Tevis Cup 100 Mile in One Day Ride, teviscup.org, gdetf.com, gcer.org.
Jul 24 – 28: River Tunes in Coloma, rivertunes.net.
Jul 28 – 31: 64th Annual Jeepers Jamboree, jeepersjamboree.com.
Jul 28 – Sep 1: Tai Chi, 6:30 – 7:45p.m., auburnrec.com.
Jul 29: Meteor Shower Hike at Auburn State Recreation Area’s Foresthill Road Trailhead, 7 – 11 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.
Jul 30: 36th Annual Squaw Mountain Run/Hike at 9 a.m., active.com. and auburnskiclub.com.
Jul 31: Blood, Sweat & Beers 5.9 & 10.5 mile Runs, Railroad Park in Auburn, bloodsweatbeers.com.
Aug 2: Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at the Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45p.m.; meeting 6:15p.m.), canyonkeepers.org. Speaker Sheila Toner will provide a virtual tour of Old Town Auburn with photos courtesy of Gary Hughes.
Aug 4 – 7: Mountain Bike Festival, Downieville, downievilleclassic.com.
Aug 5 – 7: Elegant Ears Day Tells Creek Horse Camp/Ride, motherlodetrails.org.
Aug 6: 2nd Annual Sierra Crest 30k & 50k Runs at Tahoe Donner, ultrasignup.org. or auburnskiclub.com.
Aug 6: Echo Summit Trail Challenge Run, tctruns.com., 5k, 10k, 10 mile, 13.1 mile, 20 mile, 26.2 mile, 50k & 50 mile runs.
Aug 6: Twilight Trail Adventure 5k & 10k Runs in Auburn, ultrasignup.org.

Upcoming Months:

Aug 10 – 14: Nevada County Fair, Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.
Aug 20: Pioneer Spirit 50 mile Solo & Relay in Auburn, singletrackrunning.com.
Aug 20 – 21: Backpacking 101: Carson Pass to Showers Lake, tahoerimtrail.org.
Aug 21: Marlette 50k & 10 miler at Spooner Backcountry, tahoetrailrunning.com.
Sep 3, 4: Foresthill Divide Heritage Festival, foresthillchamber.org.
Sep 3 – 4: Camp Far West 30/50 mile endurance horseback ride, aerc.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 2: Heart of Cool 5k, 10k & ½ marathon Trail Runs, heartofcooltrailrun.com. This is a fundraiser for Northside School. Volunteers needed.
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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