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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, 84110.


Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.

SATURDAY, Aug. 6, the Park City Art Festival 5K. Start 8 a.m. at Raddison Inn in Park City. 467-4203.

SATURDAY, Aug. 6, will be the High Half Marathon - 13.1 miles. Start 7:30 a.m. in Evanston, Wyo. Register Martin Park on day of race. Bus transportation begins at 6:30 a.m. 307-789-6158.

SATURDAY, Aug. 6, the Annual Highland Classic 10K Road Race, 5K Run/Walk and 1/2-mile kids race. Start 10400 N. Alpine Highways at 7 a.m. 756-4495 or 756-9120.

SATURDAY, Aug. 6, the Lion's Spudman Triathlon in Burley, Idaho. 208-678-2256.

SATURDAY, Aug. 6, the Magna Copper Days 5K Run and Walk. Start 4100 S. 8400 West at 8 a.m. 250-2234 or 250-1970.

SATURDAY, Aug. 13, the Kathy's Ranch Market 5K Run/Healthwalk and Children's Race. Start 4695 S. Highland Blvd. Start 8 a.m. Runners asked to donate a can of food for Utahns Against Hunger.

SATURDAY, Aug. 13, the University of Utah Yong Alumni Day 5K and Kids Race. Start on U. of U. campus at 8:15 a.m. Kicks off Young Alumni Day. 581-6995.

SATURDAY, Aug. 13, the Morton International Race for Life two-mile walk and 5K run. Start 3350 Airport Road, Ogden at 7 a.m.

SATURDAY, Aug. 13, the Lindon Days Dash 5K Run/Walk and 1/2-mile Kids race. Start at Lindon City Park, 100 N. State at 8 a.m. Write: Race, 15 S. 900 East, Lindon, UT 84042. 785-6508.

SATURDAY, Aug. 13, The Harvest Days 5K. Starts 9 a.m. at Midvale Middle School, 138 Pioneer St. Register at City Hall, 80 E. Center, in Midvale, or at start at 8 to 8:45 a.m. $10 with T-shirt and $5 without. 255-5386.

SATURDAY, Aug. 20, the Annual Race of the Angle Hill Climb in Wells, Nev. 3,000 vertical feet. 702-752-3267.

SATURDAY, Aug. 20, the Silver Dollar run and Mountain Bike Race. An 8-mile loop through mines and mine dumps. Start 8 a.m. at Tintic High School in Eureka. Technical course just for mountain bikes. 225-4996.

SATURDAY, Aug. 20, the Garden of Eden 11-mile run. Start Old General Store in Eden, UT. 626-6940 or 626-6996.

SATURDAY, Aug. 20, Electrocardio 10K Run. Start 8 a.m. at Alpine City Park to American Fork Hospital. 763-3593.

SATURDAY, Aug. 20, Oulessebougou 5K. Starts at U. of U. Huntsman Center at 8 a.m. 486-2136.

SATURDAY, Aug. 27, the Bryce Canyon 5-Mile Run. 676-2311, 1-800-444-6689, 262-3600.

SATURDAY, Aug. 27, the Summit County Fair 5K Run. Start 8 a.m. at Coalville City Park. Write to Box 284, Oakley, UT 84055. 783-5801.


SATURDAY, Aug. 6, the Provo River Half Marathon. Start 6:45 a.m. from Bridal Veil Falls and finish Fort Utah. 373-0749.


CLINICS. Eaglewood Golf Course will host men's and women's golf clinics. Five lessons for $40. Morning and afternoon clinics available. 299-0088.

JUNIOR/SENIOR GOLF. Salt Lake County will hold Junior and Senior golf programs through the summer. Adult clinics designed to teach fundamentals of golf swings to advanced skill levels. There will be 26 session, the last one on Sept. 10. Times are 5:30 and 7 p.m. Cost is $60 per player. Courses are Meadow Brook, Mick Riley, Mountain View and River Bend. The Junior clinics are designed to teach beginning students the basic fundamentals of golf. For kids ages 8 to 16 Cost is $40 per player. Dates run through Aug. 15 at Meadow Brook, Mountain View and Mick Riley. There will also be four-day junior golf camps for players 8 to 16. Date is July 25. Cost is $125. Camps are at Mick Riley and Mountain View. And, there will be a Junior League designed to provide intermediate and advanced junior golfers with opportunity to demonstrate their skills. Cost is $40 per play. Call Meadow Brook, Mick Riley or Mountain View for dates. Jeff Waters at 468-2560.


ADULT TENNIS - Register by Aug. 22 for the Bank One Labor Day Weekend Tournament. Play begins Sept. 2. Forms at most tennis clubs and through the UTA. For information on tournaments call 268-0505.

JUNIOR TENNIS - Register by Aug. 29 for the Mike's Trophy and Awards Tournament. Play begins Sept. 10. Forms at most tennis clubs or through the UTA. For information on tournaments call 268-0505.

TOURNAMENT. Sandy City will hold a Singles Tennis Tournament for men, women and juniors. Deadline is Aug. 15. Register at Recreation Office, 440 E. 8680 South. Fee $18 for adults, $15 juniors. Play begins Aut. 22. Call Sandy City Recreation.


LEAGUE. The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball presents it fall Super League. Three divisions: 9-12, 13-15 and 16-18. The 14-game schedule will begin Aug. 13. 277-7810.


LEAGUE. Salt Lake County Parks and Rec is taking applications for the Fall Softball Program. Starts Aug. 22 and cost is $230 per men's, coed and women's slowpitch. Deadline is Aug. 5.


LEAGUE. Salt Lake County Parks and Rec is taking applications for the fall Basketball Program. Cost is $195. The league will begin Sept. 7 and run for 7 weeks. 468-2560.


RIDES. The Salt Lake County Parks and Rec Family Bicycle Ride Series '94. Rides designed for family fun. Open to rides 7 and older. Courses range from 14 to 22 miles and shorter 9 to 11 miles. Routes chosen for safety and room for bikes and cars. Register County Parks and Rec or Toys-R-Us. Rides: Aug. 27 at 9 a.m., Mid-Valley Industrial Area Ride, 21/11 miles; Sept. 17 at 3 p.m., TBA. 468-2560.


WALLYBALL. Alta Canyon Sports Center is starting a drop-in league for all levels of play. This is on-going event. Informal leagues on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. and Friday at 9 p.m. Free for members, $4 for non-members. Structured league on Saturdays and Wednesdays, with round-robin and double elimination tournaments every 6 weeks. Saturday formal league started in April. 942-2582.

Other events

PRACTICAL SHOOTING. The Salt Lake Practical Shooting Association will hold 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. Call 580-7836 or 942-8573.

REI CLINICS. On Aug. 9, Dave Nelson will present a local slide show and discussion about drinking water contamination from leakage, underground storage and minimizing waste . . . Aug. 16, Byron Gunderson of Angler's Inn, will teach students about equipment and techniques for catching fish . . . On Aug. 23, Chet Morris will recount his three-month adventure exploring and photographing Patagonia from his canoe . . . On Aug. 30, the Canyonlands Field Institute will present tips o how to explore the canyons and how to tread lightly through the fragile Colorado Plateau. All clinics are free and begin at 7 p.m. All clinics are at REI, 3285 E. 3300 South. 486-2100.

DISABLE PROGRAMS. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is pleased to offer recreation and leisure experiences to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Adapted Sports is designed to meet the physical and social needs of each participant. The objectives are to teach fundamentals of sports with emphasis on fun, cooperation, fair play and team building skills. 561-0075.

RACQUETBALL. Alta Canyon Sports Center is offering a free drop-in racquetball class for players ages 8-14 on Fridays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. 942-2582.

WEIGHT LIFTING. Alta Canyon Sports is offering Teen Weight Training Workouts Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6 p.m., and on Saturday 10-11 a.m. Coaching provided. Fee is $1.50 for area residents, $2.50 for others. 942-2582.

JET SKI RACES. Summer Heat Watercross Tour '94 - Aug. 20 at Salt Lake Airport Hilton, and Sept 10-11, TBA. 944-1022 or 560-1761.

FISHING SEMINARS. Larry Mullins will give fishing seminars at Utah Lake State Park. Schedule is: Aug. 13 - Walleye Workshop; and Aug. 27 - Channel Catfish Clinic. Seminars will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Clinics are free, but visitors must pay $3 park entrance fee.

HORSE SHOW. The Utah Hunter & Jumper Association lists its 1994 Show Schedule: Aug. 11-14 - UHJA Show at State Fair Grounds, 155 N. 10th West; Aug. 26-28 - Rose Ranch, 11162 S. Redwood Road, 942-3591; Sept. 10-11 - Lyunbnleigh Farm, 10777 S. State Street, 571-5592; Sept. 24-25 - UHJA Medal Finals at Spanish Fork Fair Grounds, 475 S. Main in Spanish Fork, 572-0788.

ADAPTED RECREATION. Salt Lake County Rec is offering a number of Adapted Recreation programs for individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities. Adapted Art will run through Aug. 17. Class on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Northwest Multi-purpose Center, 1300 W. 300 North; Adapted Coach Pitch Baseball will begin in June and run through Aug. 17 at Redwood Multi-Purpose Center, 3100 S. Redwood Road. Held on Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m.; Adapted Summer Day Treatment camp will run through Aug. 26. This program runs Monday Through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Weekly activities include arts and crafts, sports and games, field trips, swimming and social skills. Register at Copperview Community Center, 561-0075.

STATE PARKS. Calendar of events for . . . For month of August, the Art Show at Fremont Indian State Park, featuring wildlife paintings by James Owens and wood carvings by Blain Cowley . . . Aug. 6, the Dinosaur Triathlon at Steinaker State Park. Called one of the most scenic triathlons. Starts 7 a.m. Call Marty Fallon, 789-4519 . . . Aug. 13, the 15th annual Dead Horse Point Square Dance, 7 to 11 p.m. at Dead Horse Point visitor center. Professional caller and refreshments. Call Jim Webster 259-8037 . . . Aug. 13-14, the 3rd annual Walley Classic at Starvation Reservoir. Two-person teams compete. Team with highest total pounds wins. Call Alice Larsen 722-4598 . . . Aug. 20 the 6th anniversary of Fremont Indian State Park. Cake and punch, guided tours, films and lectures on archaeology, and Indian tacos. Call 527-4631.