Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

August Calendar

 

Aug 10 – 14:  Nevada County Fair, Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.

Aug 10, 17, 24, 31:  Riverview Trail Run, 11 a.m.  Starts at “Green Gate” along the Western States Trail, meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Aug 11:  Meteor shower hike at a Foresthill Road trailhead/Auburn State Recreation Area, 7 – 11 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 11, 17:  South Fork of the American River clean up, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the 17th).  Contact bronti@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 12, 26:  Auburn Cycling – Mountain Bike Fridays at Hidden Falls Regional Park, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

Aug 13:  Granite Bay Triathlon at Folsom Lake, totalbodyfitness.com/granite-bay-triathlon-2016.

Aug 13:  Emigrant Lake hike, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug 13:  Mountain Bike Enduro Race 2, northstarcalifornia.com.

Aug 13, 14:  Cool Mountain Trail Races: 100 mile, 100k, 50 mile, 25 mile, motherlodetrails.org or ultrasignup.com.

Aug 14:  Backcountry navigation with a map & compass – level 1, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 17:  Divide Horsemen Association’s general monthly meeting, divideha.org.

Aug 19 – 21:  Tri-Cities Horsemen camp/ride at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground, motherlodetrails.org.

Aug 20:  Introduction to lead & rock climbing class – level 3 at Auburn State Recreation Area Quarry Trail, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 20:  Pioneer Spirit 50 mile solo & relay in Auburn, singletrackrunning.com or ultrasignup.com.

Aug 20 – 21:  Backpacking 101: Carson Pass to Showers Lake, tahoerimtrail.org.

Aug 21:  Marlette 50k & 10 miler at Spooner Backcountry, tahoetrailrunning.com.

Aug 21:  From Foresthill to Robinson Flat or China Wall, 8 a.m.  26 or 54 mile road bike rides, sfcyclists.com.

Aug 21:  Magnolia Ranch hike, 9 – 11 a.m.  Contact Julia@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Aug:  Climbing Kilimanjaro: “Everyone’s Everest”, 7 – 8:30p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 25 – 26:  Kayak camping tour at Upper Lake Clementine in Auburn State Recreation Area, 3 p.m. – 1 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 27:  Castle Peak 100k trail race in Truckee, castlepeak100k.com or ultrasignup.com.

Aug 27:  Sierra hiking – level 3: Frog Lake Overlook, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 27:  SAF 10k & 20k Trail Challenge at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, 8 a.m., squawalpine.com.

Aug 27:  “The Taste of the Divide” returns to Cool Feed, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Includes music, raffles, booths for local businesses.

Aug 28:  Backcountry navigation with a gps – level 1, at Placer Land Trust: Taylor Ranch Preserve, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Aug 28:  Like Tahoe but Not Tahoe 43 mile road bike ride, 8 a.m.  Start at Rollins Lake, sfcyclists.com.

Sep 1 – 2:  Kayak camping tour at Upper Lake Clementine/Auburn State Recreation Area, 3 p.m. – 1 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Sep 2 – 5:  Tri-Cities Horsemen camp/ride at Skillman Horse Camp in Nevada County, tri-citieshorsemen.org.

Sep 3:  Kirkwood Trail Runs, 5k, 10k, half marathon & kids fun run, tahoemtnmilers.org.

Sep 3, 4:  Foresthill Divide Heritage Festival, foresthillchamber.org.

Sep 3 – 4:  Camp Far West 30/50 mile endurance horseback ride, aerc.org.

Sep 5:  Labor Day!

Sep 6:  Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at the Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, (refreshments 5:45p.m.; meeting 6:15p.m.), canyonkeepers.org.  Speakers Mike Lynch & Rodi Lee.

Sep 8 – 11:  Gold Country Fair at the Auburn Fairgrounds.

Sep 9 – 13:  Tahoe 200 Mile Endurance Run at Homewood, ultrasignup.com.

Sep 10, 17, 24, 31:  Therapeutic yoga at Auburn’s Canyon View Community Center, 8 – 9:30 a.m., auburnrec.com.

Sep 11:  5k run/walk Run to Remember at Sacramento’s Capital Mall, sac911run.com.  A Change of Pace and The Heroes Connection partner to collect and distribute personal care items for soldiers abroad.

 

Upcoming Months:

 

Sep 11:  Robinson Flat trail races, motherlodetrails.org.

Sep 11 – 18:  World Gold Panning Championships, Placerville, visiteldorado.com.

Sep 16 – 19:  10th Annual American River Music Festival, Coloma.

Sep 17:  Lover’s Leap of Faith Runs at Strawberry, tctruns.com.

Sep 17:  Tahoe Sierra Century road bike ride, tahoesierracentury.com.

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.  20, 40, 65 & 100 mile road bike rides.

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.

Dec 4:  California International Marathon in Sacramento, runcim.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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