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FREEDOM 5K: July 4. BEAR RIVER 5K: August 5. KELLERMANN BATWA 5 & 10K RUN: August 26. FALLING LEAVES 5 & 10K RUN: September 24. Grass Valley/ Nevada City NEO EMPIRE MINE RUN: October 21. Bear Yuba Land Trust Trek Tahoe National Forest Several highways, including I-80, Hwys. 20, 49, 89 and 267, and forest roads, provide excellent access to most portions of the for- est. For brochures, maps and books on trails, camping, picnicking, fishing and using off-highway vehicles in the forest visit forest offices or fs.usda.gov/tahoe 2017 TREKS THOUGH TIME CELEBRATION OF TRAILS! June 3. Hike, Bike, Walk, Roll, Run during this community event showcasing outdoor recreation. FIRESIDE CHATS. June 14. Backpacking Basics with Mountain Recreation at Inn Town Campground Tahoe National Forest Headquarters, 631 Coyote St., Nevada City; (530) 265-4531. EVENING BAT WALK AT BLACK SWAN PRESERVE WITH SARAH PERIN: July 7. Join us for this evening of discovery perfect for families. Truckee District Office, 10811 Stockrest Springs Rd., Truckee; (530) 587-3558. FIRESIDE CHATS: July 12. Hear legends and folk stories around the campfire. Land Trusts DEER CREEK TRIBUTE TRAIL: July 22. Hike this forest landscape with BYLT . TRUCKEE DONNER LAND TRUST: Has helped preserve and develop access to many back country areas and has protected 33,000 acres. Hike Ambassadors are available free of charge to accompany a group of eight or more hikers who would like to explore land trust properties. To learn more, go to the Plan Your Visit section on the Web site. This section also has trail information includ- ing maps, descriptions and history. Information: (530) 582-4711. tdlandtrust.org BEAR YUBA LAND TRUST: The Land Trust has built 22 miles of community trails and creat- ed 250 acres of public accessible space. Among programs held through the year are children’s summer camps, Arm Chair Hikes, Treks on Tuesday and a series of hikes with knowledgeable leaders called Treks Though Time. RATTLESNAKE TRAIL: August 26. Hike this little-known beauty with your friends from BYLT. CASCADE CANAL – ORENE WETHERALL TRAIL WITH RAY BRYARS: Sept. 23. NARROW GAUGE TRAIL. Oct. 28. Railroad history trek in Chicago Park. TURKEY TREK: November 25. Rambler Trail Walk off your turkey dinner! Trek dates subject to change. TURKEY TROT: November 23. meb2turkeytrot.com 2017 DAFFODIL 5 & 10K RUN: April, Date TBA. SPRING 5 &10K RUN: April, Date TBA. Truckee Area WESTERN STATES® 100-MILE ENDURANCE RUN: June 24-25. Trail race from Squaw Valley to Auburn. Information: wser.org FIRECRACKER MILE FUN RUN: July 4, Truckee. Information: truckeefunrun.com DONNER LAKE TRIATHLON: July 22–July 23, Donner Lake. Several events. Information: donnerlaketri.com SQUAW MOUNTAIN RUN: July 29. 3.6 miles with 2000 foot elevation gain. auburnskiclub.com SIERRA CREST 30 AND 50K: August 5. 30 or 50k on trails and dirt roads from Tahoe Donner to ASC Training Center. CASTLE PEAK 100K: August 26. Prosser Hill OHV to Donner Memorial State Park cross- ing many historical points of interest. castlepeak100k.com Information: (530) 272-5994. bylt.org Run Away GREAT TRAIL RACE: October 8, 9am– 3 pm. Bike or Run between Truckee and Tahoe. City. greattrailrace.com Gold Country Grand Prix 2017 DONNER LAKE TURKEY TROT: November 23. 7 mile fun run around Donner Lake. Information: sierratrailblazers.org TAHOE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES: Information: tahoetrailrunning.com goldcountrygp.com N E VA D A C O U N T Y G O L D . c o m 87