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