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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, Sept. 3, the Swiss Days 10K. Start 100 W. 100 North in Midway at 8 a.m. 654-0921.

SATURDAY, Sept. 3, Morgan to Peterson 10-mile run. Start 8 a.m. at Como Springs. 582-6824.

MONDAY, Sept. 5, the Payson Labor Day 5K and 10K runs. Start Payson City Park at 7 a.m. 465-6031.

SATURDAY, Sept. 10, the Greek Festival 5K and 10K classic and one-mile Healthwalk and kids run. Starts and ends near Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 279 S. 300 West. Start 8 a.m. 328-9681.

SATURDAY, Sept. 10, the Huntsville Half-Marathon and 5K Run. Half marathon starts at 8 a.m. and 5K at 8:30 a.m. at Huntsville town park. 626-6940.

SUNDAY, Sept. 11, the Snowbird Rowdy Run. A 5-mile run and 3,000-foot climb to top of mountain. 328-0829 or 532-4819.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, the Domino's Twilight Run. Start 6:30 p.m. at Weber State football stadium. 4-mile run, 2-mile walk. 394-6600.

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, will be the Copperview Community Center Classic 5K. Start 8446 S. 340 West, 561-0075.

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, the Alta Peruvian Lodge 8K Speed Run. Start 6 p.m. at Peruvian Lodge in Little Cottonwood and goes down canyon. 328-8689.

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, the Mt. Olympus Track Club's Most Excellent 5K and Kids Run. Start Skyline High School, 3251 E. 3760 South, at 9 a.m. 261-3426.

SATURDAY, Sept. 24, the Invest in Kids 5K Run/Walk at Pioneer Trails State Park at 9 a.m. A benefit for Sugarhouse Boys and Girls Club. 584-8391.

SATURDAY, Sept. 24, is the Runaway 5K. A benefit for abused and neglected children. Start 9 a.m. at Sugarhouse Park. 264-2304.

SATURDAY, Sept. 24, Firefighters' Challenge Run and Walk. Start 9 a.m. at Ogden Municipal Park. 629-8074.

SATURDAY, Sept. 24, the Outlet 5K. Start 9 a.m. at Factory Store off I-80 at Kimball Junction. 645-7078.


MONDAY, Sept. 5, the Bountiful Labor Day Perfect Triathlon. Start 7:30 a.m. at Bountiful Rec Center, 150 W. 600 North. 400-meter swim, 10-mile bike, 2-mile run. Novice, mt. bike, heavyweight, and age classes. 467-4203.

SATURDAY, Sept. 10, the Fall Triathlon at Cottonwood Heights Rec Center, 2700 E. 7500 South. 400-yard swim, 9-mile bike, 4.5-mile run. Novice, mt. bike, heavyweight and age groups. 467-4203.

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, the Lake Powell Triathlon. 1K swim, 30K bike, 8K run. Start Bullfrog Marina t 7:15 a.m. For resort reservations call 1-800-528-6154. For race information 532-4819 or 328-0829.


SATURDAY, Sept. 10, Across the Valley Half Marathon. Be there by 7 a.m. at Willow Park, 400 W. 700 South in Logan. Runners bused to Wellsville for 8 a.m. start. 752-5174.

SATURDAY, Oct. 1, the St. George Marathon. Start 6:30 a.m. Pre-register only by Sept. 16. Write St. George Leisure Services Department, 86 S. Main St., St. George, UT 84770.


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. 468-2560.


ADULT TENNIS - Register by Sept. 12 for the Cottonwood Fall Classic at Cottonwood Country Club. Play begins Sept. 23 . . . Register by Sept. 23 for the Fall Open at Park City Racquet Club. Play begins Oct. 1 . . . Register by Sept. 26 for the Rebel Sports Doubles Classic in St. George. Play begins Oct. 7 . . . Register by Oct. 3 for the Lagoon Doubles Tournament. Play begins Oct. 15. Forms at most tennis clubs and through the UTA. For information on tournaments call 268-0505.

JUNIOR TENNIS - Register by Sept. 26 for the Bloomington Junior Tennis Classic in St. George. Play begins Oct. 9. Forms at most tennis clubs or through the UTA. For information on tournaments call 268-0505.


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.

CLINIC. A programs for all skill levels, grades 1st through 9th, will be held Sept. 13 and Sept. 15 at Butler Middle School, 7530 S. 1700 East. Prices $25 to $40 per player. Focus on skill development and conditioning. 272-2243.

REFEREES. The Salt Lake Officials Association is looking for people to referee Salt Lake County Recreation Department and Junior Jazz basketball games. Anyone interested can attend meetings Sept. 12 and 19 at 6 p.m. in the County Commission chambers, 2001 S. State. Training is available.


FLAG FOOTBALL. Registrations are being taken at East Millcreek Rec Center, 2230 Evergreen Ave., for flag football for boys and girls, ages 8 to 12. Cost is $30 for 8 sessions starting Sept. 10. Deadline is Sept. 2. 272-2243.


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. Final ride is Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. Call for information. 468-2560.

RIDE. The 1st Widow Maker Mountain Bike Pedal Cup will be held Sept. 18 at Snowbird. Race to start at 9 a.m. at Gad Valley. It will traverse over the top of the Peruvian lift and continue to climb and switch back to the top of Snowbird Tram. Classes: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over. $15 by Sept. 13, $20 after. Sent to Sports Am, P.O. Box 6069, Salt Lake City, UT 84106. 583-6281.


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. 942-2582.

TOURNAMENT. Registrations are being accepted for the annual Coed Doubles Volleyball Tournament on Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. at Cottonwood Heights Rec Center, 7500 S. 2700 East. AA, A, B and novice. Deadline is Sept. 14. Fee is $15 a player or $10 for FOVA members. 272-2243.

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.

SHOOTING. The new shooting range in Provo will be open between Sept. 12 and Oct. 21. Hours are 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Cost is $2 per individual. During busy times, users will be limited to 30 minutes. Range is one mile up Squaw Peak Trail Road. 379-6643.

REI CLINICS. On Sept. 13, learn the life-saving technique of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from Steve Littlefield. Four-hour class will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Limited to 20 people . . . On Sept. 20, Alyson Heyrend and Bill Christensen will talk on Book Cliffs and recreational opportunity . . . On Sept. 27, Trudy Dahl will offer tips on gear and clothing, and talk on planning your European adventure. 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 - Sept 10-11, TBA. 944-1022 or 560-1761.

HORSE SHOW. The Utah Hunter & Jumper Association lists its 1994 Show Schedule: 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 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. Adaptive Indoor Soccer will begin Sept. 10 and run through Oct. 29. It will be held every Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at Copperview. Cost is $25 and includes 8 games, team photo and awards. Adaptive Dance will begin on Sept. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Copperview. Cost for the dance class is $15 per month. Register at Copperview Community Center, 846 S. Harrison Street in Midvale. 561-0075.

STATE PARKS. Calendar of events for September. All month at the Fremont Indian State Park will be Rock Painting exhibit by Norma Jean Meeks and School Group Park and Museum Tours. 527-4631 . . . Sept. 3-5 Harvest Days at Pioneer Trail State Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 584-8392 . . . Sept. 15 Pioneer Trail park will go to winter hours - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. . . . Sept. 16-17 at Green River State Park is Melon Days. Includes parades, softball tournament, square dancing, fillers contest. 564-3448 . . . Sept. 17 at Pioneer Trail State Park is Pioneer Artisan Workshop at 7:30 p.m. 584-8392 . . . Sept. 24 at Fremont Indian State Park is Autumn Equinox Observation Workshop beginning at sunrise. 527-4631.

SANDHILL CRANE DAYS. The vent will be held Sept. 9-10 in Logan. Includes reception, tour, walking tour of Logan, social/Dutch oven dinner and special crane program. Reservation require by Sept. 1. 258-5205 or 266-1708.

WILDLIFE. Kokanee Salmon Day will be Sept. 17, from 9 to 4 p.m. at East Fork of the Little Bear River on Porcupine Reservoir, Strawberry River at Strawberry Reservoir, at Sheep Creek at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Raptor Watch Day will be Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tentative Sites will be Wellsville Mountains, Goshgute Mountains, Francis Peak, Juniper Hill, Hidden Peak, and Squaw Peak. 583-4700.