Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

April Calendar

 

Apr 9:  K2 Challenge 4 mph or Out Run, ultrasignup.com or singletrackrunning.com.

Apr 11:  American River Confluence Park power point outlining support for 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 12:  Back Country Horsemen’s Day Ride at Cronan Ranch, bchcmlu.org.

Apr 14 – 16:  Veterans’ Endurance Tribute 30/50/100 Mile Equestrian Ride at Camp Far West, aerc.org, motherlodetrails.org or aerc.org.

Apr 15:  Introduction to Snowshoeing Class – Level 1 – at Donner Summit Snow Park, 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 15:  Fleming Meadows 8 Mile Hike near Sly Park, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Donna Orth hike leader.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Apr 15:  Sacramento River Bike Ride.  Contact Stan at (916)216-0923 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode/blog/2016/02/outings-schedule.

Apr 16:  Family Snowshoeing Class at Donner Summit Sno-Park, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 16:  Wild Nature in the Buttes Hike, middlemountainhikes.org.

Apr 16:  Easter

Apr 18:  Backpacking by Bike – Bikepacking Basics, 7 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 19:  Loomis Basin Horseman Association’s meeting at Loomis Round Table Pizza (eat at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m.), lbha.us.

Apr 20:  Monthly potluck/meeting for Divide Horsemen Association at Greenwood Community Center, divideha.org.  Guest Speaker from American River Conservancy.

Apr 21:  John Muir among the Animals, Sierra College lecture series, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., sierracollege.edu/about-us/beyond-the-classroom/nat-hist-museum/lectures/index.php.

Apr 21, May 5:  Mountain Bike Friday at Hidden Falls Regional Park, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., motherlodetrails.org or meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

Apr 22:  Avalanche Lake via Horsetail Falls strenuous 7 mile Hike.  Contact kamalaluja@comcast.net or sierraclub.org/mother-lode/blog/2016/02/outings-schedule.

Apr 22:  Auburn Canyon – Murphy’s Gate 6.5 Mile Day Hike.  Contact Jack at (916)944-4942 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode/blog/2016/02/outings-schedule.

Apr 22:  California State Parks Foundation Earth Day 2017.  American River Cleanup & Restoration at the American River Confluence, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., calparks.org/help/earth-day or PARC-Auburn.org or (530)823-4141.

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

Apr 22:  All About Equine’s 4th Annual Boots & Bling in El Dorado Hills.  Contact (916)813-1444 or allaboutequine.org.

Apr 22, 23:  Wilderness First Aid – WMI Course, tahoerimtrail.org.

Apr 23:  Backcountry Navigation with a GPS – Level 1 – at Placer Land Trust: Taylor Ranch, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 23:  Rock Climbing Rescue Class at ASRA Quarry Trail, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 23:  Knickerbocker Creek 4 Mile Bird Walk, 8:00 a.m. – noon, Tim & Angela Jackson hike leaders.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Apr 23:  Cronan Ranch 4 – 6 mile Hike, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Kay Osborn hike leader.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Apr 23 or 29:  Introduction to Rock Climbing Class – Level 1 – at ASRA Quarry Trail, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 25:  Geology of the Tahoe Basin, tahoerimtrail.org.

Apr 26:  Olmstead Loop 4 – 6 Mile Day Hike.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode/blog/2016/02/outings-schedule.

Apr 29:  Bad Ass Beer Run 5k, 1k obstacle Run 4 – 6:30 p.m., badassbeerrun.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 Veterans Memorial Hall, horsesforhealing.org.

Apr 29:  Parkway Half Marathon – Carmichael, ultrasignup.com.

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

Apr 29:  The Canyons 10k, 25k, 50k, 100k Endurance Runs, Foresthill, ultrasignup.com.

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.

Upcoming Months:

May 4:  Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center in Auburn (5:30 p.m. – refreshments, 6:15 p.m. meeting), canyonkeepers.org.  Guest speaker – Andy Fecko PCWA status update.

May 5:  Cinco de Mayo

May 6:  Essential Oils: Natural First Aid Tips with Kay Fleming, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or 621-1224.

May 6 Tour de Lincoln Cycling Events 10 mile, 20 mile, 40 mile, 100k Road Bike Ride, tourdelincoln.org.

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

May 6:  Dirty Diva 5k, 10k, ½ marathon Trail Runs, Granite Bay, ultrasignup.com.

May 6:  Loon Lake to Bassi Falls Day Hike.  Contact Mike at greatstuff959@hotmail.com or sierraclub.org/mother-lode/blog/2016/02/outings-schedule.

May 6:  Folsom Lake Falcon Crest 5k, 10k, ½ marathon Runs, localraces.com/auburn-ca.

May 6, 7:  Cache Creek Ridge 25/50 Mile Endurance Ride, aerc.org.

May 6, 7:  Mammoth Bar Enduro Mountain Bike Ride, auburnendurancecapital.com.

May 11 – 20:  Amgen Tour of Ca (women’s & men’s), amgentourofcalifornia.com.

May 12:  Go the Distance 24 Hour Run in Loomis, ultrarunning.com.

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

May 13:  Divide Horsemen Tack Sale/Fundraiser, divideha.org.

May 13:  Trail Run at Sly Park 5k, 10k, 13.1 mile, 20 mile, 50k Runs, tctruns.com.

May 14:  Mother’s Day

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

May 20:  Sierra Gold Masters Track & Field Festival, Nevada Union H. S., sgmtff.org.

May 21:  Auburn Triathlon at Auburn Overlook, auburntriathlon.com.

May 27 – 29:  Western States 100 Training Camp Memorial Weekend, Foresthill, ultrasignup.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 6:  Tevis Talks: Pat Perelli, 7:30 p.m., livefromauburn.com.

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

Jun 10:  The Wildest Ride 80 Mile, 110 Mile, 140 Mile Road Bike Rides, thewildestride.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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