Here is a summary of coming public sporting events and recreational activities in the Mountain West. If you have an item of public interest, contact the Deseret News sports department at 237-2161 or mail information to Sports Recreation Editor, 30 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah.
RunningSATURDAY, June 6, the Run for the Children of Romania race will be held at the University of Utah. A 5K run starts at 8 a.m. 272-8990.
SATURDAY, June 6, the Golden Spike Trails Half Marathon. Starts at Tabernacle in Brigham City and Bus to start. Race begins at 8 a.m. 723-8541.
SATURDAY, June 6, 5K Fitness Express will begin at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo. 371-7270.
SATURDAY, June 6, Family Fun Two and Five Miler. Two or five mile course. 634-5860.
SATURDAY, June 6, Video Express 5K run. Start North Ogden video Express store in North Point Shopping Center. Kids 1/2-mile race starts at 8 a.m., 5K at 8:30 a.m.
SATURDAY, June 6, the St. Thomas More annual 5K. Start 8 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 3015 E. Creek Road. 943-8944 and 942-5285.
SATURDAY, June 6, the Golden Spoon 10K. Starts at 8 a.m. from Memorial Cemetery in Research Park. 467-4934.
SATURDAY, June 6, The Fourth Annual Palestine Walk for Freedom 10K. Starts at Reservoir Park, 1300 E. South Temple, at 10:30 a.m. Call 756-2807 for more information.
SUNDAY, June 7, the Fabulous Alta Peruvian Lodge Canyon Sprint. Hot tub and swim after race. 8-mile run starts at 7 a.m. in parking lot at mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. 467-4203.
SUNDAY, June 7, will be the City Creek Relays. Teams will be of two or three runners. Each runner will go 21/2K up the canyon and 21/2K down. Race starts at 9 a.m. at mouth of canyon. 583-6281.
WEDNESDAY, June 10, the U. of U. Summer Evening 5K run. Start Marriott Library at 6:30 p.m. 467-4203.
SATURDAY, June 13, the National Blindness Run for Sight at the U. of U. campus. Start 7:30 a.m. 524-2020.
SATURDAY, June 13, the Golden Spoon Classic 10K. Starts Memorial Cemetery in Research Park. 200 meter run for kids. 467-4934 or 468-2360.
SATURDAY, June 13, the Standard Examiner Classic 5K and 10K. 10K starts 23rd and Adams in Ogden, 5K at 36th and Harrison. Also 2 mile walk. Start 7:30 a.m. 394-7711.
SATURDAY, June 13, the Park City Twilight Run. A 4-mile run from Park City High School starting at 7 p.m. 532-4819.
SATURDAY, June 13, the Stauffer's Art City Day's 5K Run/Walk. Start 8 a.m. at Springville High School. 489-8621.
SATURDAY, June 13, will be the Walk for Life put on by the Utah AIDS Foundation. Start at State Capitol at 8 a.m., walk at 10 a.m. 487 2323.
WEDNESDAY, June 17, the Crompton's George Q. Cannon Jr., Roadside Attraction. Start of summer evening run and Chili Cookoff biathlon. Start 6:30 p.m. 10-mile bike and 3-mile run. 467-4203.
FRIDAY/SATURDAY, June 19-27, the Utah Summer Games Finals in Cedar City. Includes triathlon, mountain bike race, road bike races, 5K road and cross country and 10K road race. 586-7228.
SATURDAY, June 20, the South Ogden Classic 5K at 39th Street and Adams Ave in Ogden. Start is at 8 a.m. 393-4125 or 250-4701.
SATURDAY, June 20, the Strawberry Days 5K in Pleasant Grove at 41 E. 200 South. Also kids 1/2-mile run. 377-0090 or 225-4901.
SATURDAY, June 20, BASH 5K at Liberty Park. Start 8:15 a.m. A benefit for Housing Services.
SATURDAY, June 20, the CPC Olympus View Hospital 5K Run/Walk and Family Fun Fair. Race starts at 8:30 a.m. at hospital, 1439 E. 4500 South. Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 272-8000.
SUNDAY, June 21, the Herriman Me and Dad Spring Run/Bike/Run. Starts 7 a.m. with 2-mile run, 9-mile bike, 2-mile run. Special team divisions for fathers and sons or daughters. 467-4203.
SUNDAY, June 21, the Wasatch Steeplechase in Memory Grove. Starts at 6 a.m. and distance is 16 miles. No registration on day of race. 359-9361.
SATURDAY, June 27, the Oakley Rodeo 5K run. Start Weber Cottonwood Picnic Area 21/2 miles east of Oakley. Start 9 a.m. 783-5801.
SATURDY, June 27, 5K Run for Research at Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, 5848 S. 300 East, at 8 a.m. Prize money. 269-4030.
SATURDAY, June 13, the Bountiful Triathlon #2. 4.9-mile run, 15.5-mile bike, 450-meter swim. 467-4203.
SATURDAY, June 20, the June Triathlon at the Cottonwood Rec Center. Start 7 a.m. at 7500 South and 2700 East. 467-4203.
SATURDAY, June 27, the East Canyon Physical Challenge Biathlon/Triathlon/Half Marathon. 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run. No swim in biathlon. Also half marathon run. 964-0794.
TENNIS CLINICS. Sandy City will hold tennis clinics on Saturdays at Flat Iron Mesa Park, 1700 East and 8600 South - June 6 for court strategies. Limit to 16 player. Cost is $2.50 youths, $3.50 adults. 561-6712.
JUNIOR TENNIS TOURNAMENTS - Sign up by June 6 for the Wimbledon Week for boys and girls, 10 to 18. Play begins at the Ridge Club on June 19 . . . June 15 in deadline for the Kearns Klassic tournament for boys and girls. Play begins at Oquirrh Fitness Park on June 29. For information contact the Utah Tennis Association at 268-0505.
ADULT TENNIS TOURNAMENTS - Sign up by June 8 for the Wimbledon Week at the Ridge Club in Orem. Play begins June 19 . . . June 15 in deadline for the Kearns Classic for men and women. Play begins June 29 at the Oquirrh Fitness Park.. For men, women and mixed. For information contact the Utah Tennis Association at 268-0505.
TENNIS LESSONS: Salt Lake County Recreation is offering tennis lessons to players of all ages and all abilities. Call 468-2560 for information.
BASKETBALL CAMP. The Deseret Gym Basketball Camp will be July 6-10, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Instructors include former BYU players Marty Haws, Scott Moon, Kevin Santiago, Andy Toolson. Cost is $65 ($70 after June 30th), includes T-shirt. Ages 4th-12th grades, boys and girls. Call 374-9535 or 359-3911.
SUNDAY, June 7, the Wild Rose Romp at Lagoon. 1991 Utah Mountain Bike Race of the year. 533-8671 or 533-8635.
SATURDAY/SUNDAY, June 13-14, the Park City Big Brothers and Big Sisters Tour d-Champagne - 10, 20 and 50 mike bike ride. 533-8635.
Every Tuesday Evening through September there will be a Cache Valley evening Bicycle Time Trials event in Logan. Rides will be: June 2 and 16 a 10-mile course from Cache Junction; June 9 and 23 a 10-mile course at Blacksmith Fork. Rides will begin at 6:30 p.m. On June 30 there will be the Tony Grove Hillclimb. The 7-mile ride will begin at 7 p.m. 752-2161.
SUNDAY, June 7, will be the Lagoon/Wildrose Utah Fat Tire ride from Farmington; June 27-28 will be the Canyon Festival at Solitude in Big Cottonwood Canyon; and July 4-5 the Mountain Bout at Snowbird in Little Cottonwood. 533-8635.
TOURNAMENT. Salt Lake County will be holding the Copper Classic Outdoor Volleyball Tournament on June 13-14 at the Cottonwood Complex. Men's and women's AA, A, B and novice divisions. $15 per player. 468-2560.
PRACTICAL SHOOTING - The Salt Lake Practical Shooting Association will be holding monthly matches and practice sessions. Monthly matches will be held at 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the Hendricksen PMAA range at the East Canyon exit of I-80 in Parleys Canyon.
YOUTH AND ADULT CLASSES. Register through Magna Recreation Center for: Youth dance and drill classes on Wednesdays at 5:50 p.m. ($15 per month); youth and adult karate classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. ($15 per month); youth gymnastics ($15 per month); aerobics on Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. (prices vary). 250-2194.
REI CLINICS. On June 9 camping experts Beth Glenn, Linda Lee and Margie Jensen will teach a free backpacking clinic; on June 16 REI's Lincoln Clark will offer a free clinic on orienteering; on June 30 hiker and author John Veranth will give a presentation on hiking the Wasatch Mountains; and on June 27 REI will hold its annual service project - maintenance and cleanup on the Mill D North trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All clinics will begin at 7 p.m. at the store's new location at 3285 E. 3300 South. 486-2100.
SHOOTING. On June 6 there will be an 80-shot NRA approved match in Centerville and on June 27 and 50-shot Training League sanctioned match in Centerville. For information call 355-3431. On June 6 there will be a smallbore clinic at Springville; June 9-12 will be the Junior Olympic Shooting Camp in Hobble Creek; and June 12-13 the Utah Hunter Education Championships at the Lee Kay Center for Hunter Education. For information on smallbore competition call 776-3941 or 544-5476. And on June 6-7 will be the Regional 2700 Leg Match pistol shoot. For information call 581-9181 or 277-7474.
IN-LINE SKATING. An In-Line Skating Race will be held June 13 at Liberty Park. Start is at 8:30 a.m. There will be a kids lap, 5K and 10K races. 583-6281.
HORSESHOE. Here is the Northern Horseshoe Pitchers Association: June 6 at Murray (Junior clinic at noon, above 30 percent at 2 p.m., below 30 percent 5:30 p.m.), June 13 at Washington Park (start 10 a.m.), June 20 at Murray (above 30 percent t 1:30 p.m., below 30 percent 10 a.m.), June 27 at Riverton (start 10 a.m.) and June 27 is Utah Summer Games in Cedar City.
WILDLIFE TOURS. The U.S. Forest Service will offer several summer programs beginning in June. They include: June 19 and 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Spruces Campground a meeting with Smokey Bear; June 20 and 27 at Terraces trailhead a flora and fauna hike at 10:30 a.m. and at Box Elder Picnic Area at 2 p.m. exploring a stream tour; and on June 21 and 28 at the Spruces Campground at 1 p.m. a hike to Donut Falls. These session are free. ROLLER HOCKEY. The Classic Roller Hockey League, for players of all ages, will begin on June 15. Play will be at the Classic Skating Rink. Call 561-9838 for information.
FISHING. Want a fishing lesson? Larry Mullins, manger of the Utah Lake State Park, is offering free fishing seminars: July 11 a walleye workshop; June 13 and July 25 a channel catfish clinic; June 27 and August 29 a panfish/white bass clinic. The seminars consist of visual aids and lectures. Topics covered include life history and feeding patterns of the fish, baits and rigs, trolling patterns for walleye and information about the structure of Utah Lake. Seminars are limited to the first 65 people and will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Park fees are $3 per vehicle or $1 per persons in vehicles with nine or more individuals. For information call 375-0731.