Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

July Calendar


Jul 12:  Day Hike.  Omega Section – Pioneer Trail, a walk in the woods (senior section).  Contact Sheila in advance, (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org.

Jul 14 – 16:  Gold Country Trails Council Camp-Ride-Work at Loney Meadow in Nevada County, motherlodetrails.org.

Jul 14 – 30:  California State Fair at Cal Expo.

Jul 15:  Introduction to Ranch Horse Clinic with Mandi Thompson at Loomis Basin Horse Arena, 9 – 11:30 a.m., lbha.us.  Must be a member to bring your horse.

Jul 15:  44th Annual Eppie’s Great Race Triathlon, Sacramento, eppiesgreatrace.org.

Jul 15:  Cronan Ranch 5 – 7 mile Hike, led by Amy, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., arconservancy.org.

Jul 15, 16:  Tahoe Rim Trail 55k, 50 mile & 100 mile Endurance Runs at Spooner Lake, tahoemtnmilers.org.

Jul 15 – 18:  El Dorado County Fair in Placerville.

Jul 16:  Day Hike.  Grouse & Smith Lakes in Desolation Wilderness.  Contact greg.j.hoyt@sbcglobal.net in advance, sierraclub.org.

Jul 18:  Day Hike.  Fordyce Creek from Fuller Lake (senior section).  Contact Jim in advance, (530)756-3973 or cramerjc@gmail.com, sierraclub.org.

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

Jul 19:  Day Hike.  Rowton Peak near Royal Gorge (senior section).  Contact in advance, fox_chris@att.net or (916)918-9510.

Jul 19:  Monthly meeting/bbq for Divide Horsemen Association, divideha.org.

Jul 21, 22:  Ragnar Trail Tahoe 125 mile relay Run at Royal Gorge Cross Country Resort, runragnar.com.

Jul 22:  Donner Lake Triathlon, donnerlaketri.com.

Jul 22:  Truckee Donner Lake Open Water Swim, tahoeswimming.com.

Jul 22, 23:  Trail Trials at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground in Georgetown, motherlodetrails.org.

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

Jul 27 – 30:  Amador County Fair in Plymouth.

Jul 27 – Aug 6:  Jeepers Jamboree and Jeep Jamboree, jeepersjamboree.com.

Jul 29:  Pioneer Spirit 50 miler solo or 2-person Relay, singletrackrunning.com or ultrasignup.com.  Race starts in Cool, finishes at Beal’s Point Recreation Area.

Jul 29:  37th Annual Squaw Mountain 3.6 mile Run/Hike/Flower Walk, auburnskiclub.com.

Aug 1:  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 is Jordan Fisher Smith.

Aug 3 – 6:  Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race, motherlodetrails.org.

Aug 5:  Echo Summit Trail Challenge 5k – 50 mile Runs, tctruns.com.

Aug 5:  Sierra Crest 10k, 30k & 50k Runs at Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, auburnskiclub.com.

Aug 5:  Twilight Trail Adventure 10k & 5k Runs, Auburn Dam Overlook, ultrasignup.com.

Aug 5, 6:  Tevis 100 Mile in One Day Ride, aerc.org.

Aug 8:  Trail Run at Sly Park 5k – 50k Runs, tctruns.com.

Aug 9 – 23:  Mature Horseback Riding Class, Wednesdays 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., auburnrec.com.

Aug 9:  Back Country Horsemen Day Ride at Thunder Mountain Trailhead, Pioneer, motherlodetrails.org.

Aug 9 – 13:  Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley, nevadacountyfair.com.


Upcoming Months:


Aug 19:  Robinson Flat 50k, 35k & trail marathon Runs, singletrackrunning.com.

Aug 24 – 27:  Butte County Fair in Gridley.

Aug 26:  Tahoe Rim Trail 50 mile Endurance Ride, aerc.org.

Sep 1 – 3:  41st Annual Motherlode Morgan Horse Show, Rancho Murieta Equestrian Center.

Sep 2, 3:  Camp Far West 30/50 mile Endurance Rides at Spenceville Wildlife Area, aerc.org.

Sep 10:  6th Annual Motherlode Century Bike Ride, motherlodecentury.com.

Sep 18:  Horses for Healing Barn Bash/Open House, noon – 3:30 p.m., Auburn, horsesforhealing.org.

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

Oct 1:  Heart of Cool half marathon, 10k & 5k Runs, heartofcooltrailrun.com.

Oct 5:  Tackling the Tahoe Rim Trail with your horse, tahoerimtrail.org.

Dec 3:  California International Marathon, Sacramento, runsra.org.




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