Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

April Calendar


Apr 2:  Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center, 471 Maidu in Auburn, canyonkeepers.org.

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.

Apr 7:  Intro to Outdoor Rock-Climbing – Level 1, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Auburn SRA Quarry Trail, rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 9, 16, 23, 30:  Empire Mine State Historic Park Hike in Grass Valley, 9 a.m., meetup.com/Foothill-Fun-Adventures/events.

Apr 10:  South Olmstead Loop Area (senior section) Day Hike.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or sierraclub.org/mother-lode.

Apr 10 – 14:  Arabian Horse Association Show, murietaequestriancenter.com.  Event contact, Karen (209)969-0883.

Apr 11, 18, 25:  Cardiac Bypass Hike & Tailgate (advanced/experienced intermediate riders), 6:30 p.m., meetup.com/sachikinggroup/events.

Apr 12 – 14:  Nampa, Idaho Horse Expo Wild Horse or Burro adoption/sale, blm.gov/programs/wild-horse-and-burro/adoption-and-sales/events or 866-468-7826, (208)830-4522.

Apr 13:  Historic Confluence Bridges 3-mile Hike, canyonkeepers.org.  Meet at the American River Confluence kiosk at 8:30 a.m.

Apr 13:  Natural History of Salmon Falls Ranch 4-mile Guided Hike, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Apr 13:  Fools Gold 10-mile, 10k, 5k Runs, Cool, foolsgoldrun.com & ultrasignup.com.  Benefits Golden Sierra Sober Graduation.

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

Apr 14:  Cronan Moonlight 3 – 5-mile Hike, 7:30 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Apr 15, 22:  Auburn Hills 6-mile Hike from Railroad Park at 6 p.m., meetup.com/hikersandcompany/events.

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

Apr 17:  Loomis Basin, Horsemen’s Association monthly membership meeting at Round Table Pizza in Loomis, 6:30 p.m., lbha.us.

Apr 17:  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.

Apr 19, May 3:  Mountain Bikes at Hidden Falls, pending trail conditions, meetup.com/Auburn-Cycling/events.

Apr 19:  Steven’s Trail 8-mile Day Hike, sierraclub.org/mother-lode.  Contact kerrm2016@gmail.com or (530)304-1924.

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

Apr 21:  Happy Easter!

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

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

Apr 27:  The Canyons 100k, 25k Runs, Foresthill, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 27:  5k BadAssBeerRun.com, Camino.

Apr 28:  Cronan Ranch 5 – 7-mile Hike, 8:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.  Contact julie@arconservancy.org or(530) 621-1224.

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 4:  Cache Creek Ridge 25/50-mile Endurance Horseback Ride, aerc.org.

May 4:  The Kentucky Derby.

May 7:  Canyon Keepers monthly meeting at Canyon View Community Center, 471 Maidu in Auburn, canyonkeepers.org.

May 8:  Cronan Ranch Day Ride, goldcountrytrailscouncil.org.

May 9 – 12:  Western States Horse Expo at Murieta Equestrian Center.  Shop – Participate in Clinics – Camp out, horsexpo.com.

May 11:  Sutter Buttes 25/50-mile Introductory Endurance Horseback Ride, aerc.org.

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

May 11:  Trail Run at Sly Park (5k, 10k, 8.5-mile, half marathon, 18-mile, marathon, 50k Runs), tctruns.com.

May 12:  Stage 1, Sacramento, Amgentourofcalifornia.com.


Upcoming Months:


May 18 – 19: North American Trail Ride Conference competitive trail ride at Cache Creek Wildlife Area, natrc.org.

May 26:  Dru Barner Fun(d) Ride, gdetf.com.

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

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





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