Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

Way Too Cool 50K RunMarch Calendar


Mar 4:  Way Too Cool 50k Run, wtc50k.com or ultrasignup.com.

Mar 5:  Sierra Club Day Hike at the Sutter Buttes.  Contact Jeanne at (530)321-7279.

Mar 8:  Back Country Horsemen Day Ride at Empire Mine State Historic Park, Grass Valley, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 10, 24, Apr 7:  Mountain Bike Fridays at Hidden Falls Regional Park, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events or motherlodetrails.org.  Rain cancels.

Mar 11:  Gold Country Trails Council Equestrian Day Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 11:  Snowshoe Trek to Martis Peak Lookout, tahoerimtrail.org.

Mar 11:  Open House PAWS (Performing Animal Welfare Society) at the Sanctuary in San Andreas, meetup.com/Amador/events.

Mar 11:  Chanoko 5k & 31k Trail Runs at American River Canyon Overlook Park in Auburn, totalbodyfitness.com/site/races.

Mar 11, 12:  Wilderness First Aid with NOLS & REI at Sacramento Valley Conservancy and Camp Pollock, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 11, 12:  Snow Camping 101 at Tahoe Meadows, tahoerimtrail.org.

Mar 12:  Bike Like a Girl “Second Sundays” Ride at 9:34 a.m., meetup.com/WomenAHEAD.

Mar 12:  Wilderness Survival Class at Placer Land Trust Taylor Ranch, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 12 or 26:  Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class – Level 1 – at ASRA Quarry Trail, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 13, 15, 17 (M-W-F):  Morning Hikes with Amador Hiking, Events & Adventures Meetup, meetup.com/Amador/events.

Mar 13, 20, 27 & Apr 3:  Beginner/Intermediate Auburn Hills Hike at Railroad Park in Auburn, 6 – 8 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany.

Mar 24, 23:  Salmon Falls Trailhead workday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Contact Marianne@arconservancy.org or (530)621.1224.

Mar 15:  Monthly potluck/meeting for Divide Horsemen Association at Greenwood Community Center, divideha.org.

Mar 15:  Loomis Basin Horseman Association’s meeting at Loomis Round Table Pizza (eat at 6:30 p.m.; meet at 7 p.m.), lbha.us.

Mar 15 – 29:  Mature Horseback Riding Program at Healing Pastures “C” Horse Ranch, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., auburnrec.com.

Mar 17:  The Time of Your Life or What’s Time to a Bristlecone?  Sierra College lecture series, 7:30 – 9 p.m., sierracollege.edu/about-us/beyond-the-classroom/nat-hist-museum/lectures/index.php.

Mar 18:  REI Trail Run Series – Sierra Foothills, at ASRA Olmstead Loop, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 18:  Ruck A Chuck 50k Run & 50k Relay, Foresthill, ultrasignup.com or singletrackrunning.com.

Mar 18:  Wild & Scenic Film Festival – one of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festival, LivefromAuburn.com.  More details at Parc-Auburn.org.

Mar 19:  Cool Mountain Bike Race, victoryvelo.com.

Mar 20:  Spring Equinox.

Mar 24 – 26:  Dru Barner Equestrian Camping trip, bchcmlu.org.

Mar 25:  Knickerbocker Canyon Trail Run 5k, 10k, ½ marathon, 35k Runs, ultrasignup.com or insidetrail.com.

Mar 25:  Mountain Bike Triathlon at Folsom Lake Recreational Area, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 26:  Sacramento Zoo 5k, 10k & Kid’s Fun Runs, sacramentozoozoom.com.

Mar 27:  C28+ Move It Monday Bike Ride – Intermediate – Flower Farm/Shirland Tract/Powerhouse, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., meetup.com/PedalClub.

Mar 30 – Apr 20:  Backpacking 101 with ASRA’s Scott Liske, 6:30 – 9 p.m., auburnrec.com.

Apr 1:  Mountain Bike Trail Building at Snow Mountain Ditch Nevada County, motherlodetrails.org.

Apr 1:  Veteran Snowshoe Trek for Women at Tahoe Meadows, tahoerimtrail.org.

Apr 1:  American River 25 & 50 mile Runs, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 6:  Successful Backpacking with a Young Family.  Everything you need to know to finish the Tahoe Rim Trail, rei.com/outdoorschool (Sacramento), 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Apr 8:  Bikearoundthebuttes.com 17.5 mile, 45 mile & 100 mile Rides.

Apr 8:  K2 Challenge – 4 mph or out Run, ultrasignup.com or singletrackrunning.com.

Upcoming Months:

Apr 11:  American River Confluence Park power point outlining support to provide equestrian/hiking trail bridge across North Fork of the American River at China Bar.  Meet at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn, 7 – 9 p.m.  For more information, parc-auburn.org/arc-park-plan.html.

Apr 14 – 16:  Veterans’ Endurance Tribute Equestrian Ride at Camp Far West, aerc.org.

Apr 12:  Equestrian Day Ride at Cronan Ranch, bchcmlu.org.

Apr 22:  California State Parks Foundation Earth Day 2017.

Apr 22:  CPR/First Aid, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., auburnrec.com.

Apr 29:  Folsom Lake SRA 10k, ½ marathon, 35k, 50k Trail Runs, insidetrail.com.

Apr 29:  American River Classic 25/50 Mile Equestrian Rides, aerc.org.

Apr 29:  7th Annual Spaghetti & Meatball Bash/Silent Auction fundraiser at the Auburn Elks Lodge, horsesforhealing.org.

Apr 29, 30:  Gold Country Pro Rodeo, Fairgrounds in Auburn, goldcountryprorodeo.com.

Apr 30:  Pony Express Marathon at Capitol Mall, runsignup.com/Race/CA/Sac/PonyExpressMarathon.

May 6:  Dirty Secret Trail Run in Cool, dirtysecrettrailrun.com.

May 11 – 20:  Amgen Tour of Ca, amgentourofcalifornia.com.

May 13:  Gold Rush 50k Run & Relay, runsra.org.  Start is at Skunk Hollow/Salmon Falls Boat Launch.

May 19, 20:  Penn Valley Rodeo, pvrodeo.com.

May 28:  The Ledlenser Trails in Motion Film Festival at the Auburn State Theater, 6 – 9 p.m., livefromauburn.com.

May 28:  Dru Barner Fun(d) Ride, gdetf.com.

May 29:  Wounded Veteran 5k & 10k Runs, woundedveteranrun.org., Folsom.

Jun 10:  Run to Clothe the Homeless (in California) 5k Run at William Land Park, runtoclothethehomeless.com.

Jun 11:  Gold Country ½ marathon & 5k Runs, runsra.org.  Start/Finish in El Dorado Hills.

Jun 22 – 25:  USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Sacramento State Hornet Stadium, usatf.org.

Jun 24:  Western States 100 Mile Run, wser.org.

Jul 1 – 3:  Folsom PRCA Rodeo, folsomprorodeo.com.

Jul 23:  Blood Sweat & Beers Trail Run in the Auburn area, bloodsweatbeers.com.

Sep 21 – 24:  Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair at Nevada County Fairgrounds, nevadacountyfair.com.







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