Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

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February Calendar


Feb 5:  Grizzly Country & Irreparable Harm:  Short Films Screening plus Q & A, 7 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool Berkeley.

Feb 6:  Back 2 Basics Quarter Horse Show & Lucas Oil Dirt & Diamonds NRCHA Derby at Rancho Murieta, murietaequestriancenter.com.

Feb 6, 13, 20, 27:  Wednesday 30 – 40-mile road bike rides Auburn region, sfcyclists.com.

Feb 7, 14, 21, 28:  Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate (advanced/experienced intermediate riders), 6:30 p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Feb 8, 22:  Mountain Bikes at Hidden Falls, pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

Feb 9:  Jed Smith 50-mile, 50k, 30k, half marathon Runs in Sacramento, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 9:  16th Annual Race for Justice/Valentine Run/Walk in Sacramento, valentine.run/register.

Feb 9:  Women’s Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing – Level 1, at Auburn State Recreation Area: Quarry Trail, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Register with rei.com/outdoorschool.

Feb 9:  Western States Training Camp 20-miler in Auburn, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 9:  Map & Compass 101, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.  Navigating without relying on a battery.

Feb 10:  American Red Cross First Aid Training, 1:30 p.m., meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events.

Feb 11, 18:  Auburn Hills 6-mile Hike from Railroad Park at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Feb 13:  Riverview & Western States Trail Loop Hike with Sheila, 886-0673, canyonkeepers.org.

Feb 14:  Remember your Sweetheart!

Feb 16:  Flume Trail 2.1-mile Guided Hike in Pilot Hill, 9 a.m. – noon.  Leashed dogs – ok.  Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Feb 16:  Cronan Ranch Guided 3 – 5-mile Moonlight Hike, 5 – 7:30 p.m.  Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Feb 16:  Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park 5k, 10k, 15k, half marathon Runs, tctruns.com.

Feb 16, 17:  Fourmidable 50k, 35.5k, half marathon, 13k Runs, ultrasignup.com or singletrackrunning.com.

Feb 20:  Loomis Basin, Horsemen’s Association monthly membership meeting at Round Table Pizza in Loomis, 6:30 p.m., lbha.us.

Feb 20:  History Along the Tracks, 6:30 – 8 p.m.  Historical discussion about El Dorado Trail’s railroad route between Shingle Springs and Placerville.  Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Feb 20:  Divide Horsemen’s Association general meeting at Georgetown Divide Recreation District Community Center in Greenwood.  Potluck starts at 6:30 p.m.; meeting begins at 7 p.m., divideha.org.

Feb 22:  Acorn Creek Trailhead Workday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Register at stewardship@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Feb 23:  Using Your Spice Rack as a Medicine Chest, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The speaker is a nutritional counselor.  Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Feb 23:  Salmon Falls 50k Run in Coloma, ultrasignup.com.

Feb 23:  Lost Trail half marathon & 5k Runs, Granite Bay, sweattracker.com.

Feb 23:  N. Nevada Correctional Center Wild Horse adoption/sale, blm.gov/programs/wild-horse-and-burro/adoption-and-sales/events or (866)468-7826.

Feb 24:  Day Hike Pig Farm Loop, 8:30 a.m., meetup.com/Sacramento-Sierra-Club/events.

Mar 2:  Way Too Cool 50k Run, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 2:  Annual Wings & Wine, with Birds of Prey, benefit at High Hands Nursery in Loomis, 5:30 – 8 p.m., visitplacer.com/events.

Mar 2:  Winter Landscape Photography at Donner Summit, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Register at rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 7 – 9:  National Convention & Board of Directors Meeting in Reno, natrc.org.

Mar 8 – 9:  American Endurance Ride Conference 2019 Convention in Reno, aerc.org.


Upcoming Months:


Mar 16:  Ruck a Chuck 50k, Foresthill, ultrasignup.com and singletrackrunning.com.

Mar 16:  Folsom Lake S. Side  5k, 10k, 13.1-mile, 21-mile, 50k, 38-mile Trail Runs, tctruns.com.

Mar 16:  PARC presents 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival at the Auburn State Theater, 5 p.m., livefromauburn.com.

Mar 16, 17:  Shamrock’n half marathon, 5k, 10k Runs, fleetfeetsacramento.com.

Mar 23:  R3C Wild Horse Program Spring Adoption Event, friendsoffr3c.com.  Mustang adoption with 6-month’s training; offered through the County Jail in Elk Grove (not BLM).

Mar 23:  Knickerbocker Canyon Trail 5k, 10k, half marathon, 35k Runs, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 6:  Opening Day on the South Fork American River, Coloma.com.

Apr 14:  39th Annual ZooZoom 5k, 10k plus Fun Runs & Benefit, sacramentozoozoom.com.

Apr 20:  American River 25/50-mile Endurance Horseback Ride, aerc.org.

Apr 27:  Bike Around the Buttes road bike ride, bikearoundthebuttes.com.

May 9 – 12:  Western States Horse Expo at Murieta Equestrian Center, horsexpo.com.

Jun 1:  South Fork Film Fest, Coloma.com.





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