Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

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March Calendar


Mar 2:  Way Too Cool 50k Run, Olmstead Loop, wtc50k.com.

Mar 3:  Cool Mountain Bike Race, Olmstead Loop, hosted by Victory Velo in Auburn, auburnendurancecapital.com.

Mar 5:  Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center, 471 Maidu in Auburn, canyonkeepers.org.  Author, Mary West, will talk about her new book, Day Hiker – The Gold Country Trail Guide.

Mar 6:  Quarry Trail to Murder’s Bar 5 – 6-mile Hike.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673, canyonkeepers.org.

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

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

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

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

Mar 10:  The Classic Sacramento Horsemen’s Association Tack Swap, sachorse.com.

Mar 11, 18, 25:  Auburn Hills 6-mile Hike from Railroad Park at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

Mar 12:  Walkabout California:  Inn to Inn Hiking Adventures with author, Tom McCourtney, Roseville REI 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 12, 19, 26:  Empire Mine State Historic Park Hike in Grass Valley, 9 a.m., meetup.com/Foothill-Fun-Adventures/events.

Mar 13:  Jenkinson lake (senior section) Day Hike.  Contact fox_chris@att.net or (916)918-9510, sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Mar 13:  Lightweight Tents & Sleep Systems Workshop, REI Folsom 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 15 – 17:  Golden State Dressage, murietaequestriancenter.com.  Contact Connie at (530)274-1323 for more information.

Mar 16:  Hidden Places of Cronan & Magnolia Hike, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Register with julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

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

Mar 16:  Historic 8-mile Snowshoe Hike to Martis Peak Look-out, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

Mar 16:  Ruck a Chuck 50k, Foresthill, ultrasignup.com and singletrackrunning.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 16, 17:  NorCal Granite Bay Mountain Bike Races, motherlodetrails.org.

Mar 19:  Loomis Basin, Horsemen’s Association monthly membership meeting at Round Table Pizza in Loomis, 6:30 p.m., lbha.us.

Mar 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.

Mar 20:  Cronan (senior section) Day Hike.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

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.

Mar 23:  Sierra Singletrack Mountain Biking Nevada City: Harmony Ridge 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 23:  Real Mountain Bike Triathlon at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, totalbodyfitness.com.

Mar 23 – 24:  Cowboy Dressage, murietaequestriancenter.com.  Contact Marli at (541)350-4208.

Mar 24:  ASC Training Center Spring Biathlon at Soda Springs, ultrasignup.com.

Mar 30:  N. Nevada Correctional Center Wild Horse adoption/sale, blm.gov/programs/wild-horse-and-burro/adoption-and-sales/events or (866)468-7826.

Mar 30:  Red Dragon 50k, 35k, ½ marathon Runs in Pilot Hill, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 6:  American River 50 Endurance Run, 50-mile, 26.2-mile, 13.1-mile, Sacramento, ar50mile.com.

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


Upcoming Months:


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

Apr 16:  Desolation Wilderness – Planning your next adventure, Folsom REI 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

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

Apr 10:  South Olmstead Loop Area (senior section) Day Hike.  Contact Sheila at 886-0673 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

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

Apr 27:  American River Parkway ½ marathon, parkwayhalf.com.

May 2:  The Sharp End of Life:  A Mother’s Story by Diedre Wolownick (oldest woman to climb El Capitan), Sac REI 7 – 8 p.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

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

May 11:  Dirty Secret Trail 5.8-mile and 10.3-mile Runs at Northside Elementary School, dirtysecrettrailrun.com.

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

Sep 14:  Folsom Lake Ultra 110k Trail Run, singletrackrunning.com.





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